SPECIALISTS IN CHILI PEPPERS

Our chili peppers product range is a true ‘feast’ for the chili peppers lovers! Chili Festival contains chili peppers of all shapes, sizes and scoville values. Through focus and dedication we manage to deliver a ‘festival’ of chili peppers time and time again!

PIMENTOS DE PADRON

A mild taste but one out of ten is actually spicy! This small group of chilies are related to the bell pepper and originate from Mexico. The chilies are cone-shaped, slightly wrinkled and failry sweet. The fruit is harvested when it’s very young and mainly used as tapas.

Green
Sweet, gets spicier when more ripe
Scoville 0 – 500
Holland: April – November
Spain: November – April
3 – 5 cm

JALAPENO

These Jalapeno chilies originate from Mexico. The chilies are medium spicy and not very big. The Jalapeno is mainly used in the Mexican kitchen and also serves as garnish on burgers in many big restaurant chains.

Red & green
Medium spicy
Scoville 2.500 – 8.000
Holland: Februari – November
Spain: November – April
8 – 12 cm

BLACK BULLET

Special, nearly ‘black’ type of Jalapeno: the Black Bullet. Gilad Produce owns the sole right on the Black Bullet for the next 10 years!

Medium spicy
Scoville 2.500 – 8.000
Holland: Februari – November
Spain: November – April
8 – 12 cm

CAYENNE

These Cayenne chilies originate from Guinea. They’re slim, long shaped and pretty spicy.

Red, yellow, orange & green
The ‘regular‘ chili
Scoville 30.000 – 50.000
Holland: March – November
Spain: November – March
10 – 20 cm

HABANERO

These Habanero chilies originate from Southern Mexico. The fruit is very equally shaped and can be yellow, orange or red. The red one has a sweet after-taste, the yellow a more herby one and the orange a more spicy/fresh one.

Red, yellow & orange
Spicy
Scoville 125.000 – 300.000
Holland: April – November
Spain: November – April
3 – 6 cm
Red 21 g / Yellow  17 g / Orange 14 g

SCOTTS BONNET

Due to it’s unique shape it’s commonly used to style dishes and plates.

Red & yellow
Very spicy
Scoville 125.000 – 300.000
Holland: April – November
Spain: November – April
3 – 6 cm
15 – 20 g

NAGA BHUT JOLOKIA

The Naga Jolokia originates from India. The chilie has a red, yellow or brown wrinkled skin. Even after removing the seeds the chili is still very spicy. The fruit is perfect to put in a soup or stew as a whole.

Red, yellow & brown
Very spicy
Scoville 400.000 – 600.000
Holland: April – November
2 – 10 cm
5 – 15 g

TRINIDAD SCORPION

The Trinidad Scorpion is a small, red and shiny chili with a scorpion-like shape and a fruity after taste. The chili is extremely spicy.

Red, brown & yellow
Extremely spicy
Scoville 2.500.000
Holland: April – November
4 – 12 g

CAROLINA REAPER

The Carolina Reaper iscurrently the most spicy chili in the world. The small, red and wrinkled chili with spiky edges is spicy beyond belief and has a slightly fruity after taste.

Red
Spiciest chili in the world
Scoville + 2.500.000
Holland: April – November
3 – 9 g

WELCOME TO SCOVILLE...

Thanks to Wilbur Scoville we can classify the Chili Festival members based on their spicy-ness. It is mainly the concentration of capsaïcine that decides where each chili stands in the graph. Be aware: sometimes even a glass of milk isn’t enough…

CAROLINA REAPER (+2.500.000)
SCORPION TRINIDAD (2.500.000)
NAGA JOLOKIA (400.000)
HABANERO (125.000)
SCOTTS BONNET (125.000)
CAYENNE (30.000)
JALAPENO (2.500)
PIMIENTOS PADRON (500)