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To finish off 2023, I have made time to prepare and offer you my very first Christmas Sale! Packed with xmas gift ideas and to say thanks for your support this year. So cheers to you and for this Christmas, enjoy 15% OFF SITEWIDE! Be sure to use this coupon code at the checkout: XMASGIFTS Read below for our latest products and some hot gift ideas… I need to let you know that Fire Dragon Chillies will be closed for the holiday period of Christmas and the New Year. Our last day for sending orders will be Friday 22 December […]
In our Do It Yourself segment we’re talking about how to grow your own chillies… The League of Fire is the first ever league table dedicated to Chilli Eating Contests. 32 year old Justin Rummell from Te Awamutu has just come back from the UK where he competed in the World Chilli Eating Champs in Newcastle. He was lucky enough to be given the prize belt despite the fact he didn’t win. The organiser of the New Zealand Chilli eating champs and champion chilli grower Clint Meyer from Fire Dragon Chillies explains why and tells Karyn how to successfully grow […]
It was the hottest and hardest competition in Justin Rummel’s life. Justin Rummel competes against World Chilli Eating Championship winner Shahina Waseem in the UK last week. Photo / Supplied Waikato man Justin Rummel world’s second best chilli eating champ… The 32-year-old Te Awamutu man has just returned from competing in the World Chilli Eating Champs in Newcastle in the UK. He challenged the world’s undefeated champ – UK Chilli Queen Shahina Waseem – to a competition where they ate 38 of the world’s hottest chillies in 30 minutes. “It was just crazy. As soon as you finish they just […]
NZ Hot Sauce Festival 2023 is set for May 27th at Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen in Auckland. So keep the date FREE!!! See you then it’s gonna be EPIC!
Our Kiwi chilli sauce has made the national headlines. We are very stoked to have been interviewed by Radio NZ last week. National radio (RNZ) has over 645,200 New Zealanders or 15.5% of the population, tuned in each week! You can listen to the Clint Meyer radio interview here… Radio interview from Radio NZ Country Life, 9:30 pm on 31 August 2018. Kiwis have developed a hearty appetite for hot sauces, says award-winning chilli sauce maker Clint Meyer. Who grows New Zealand’s hottest chillies near Waimamaku for his award-winning Fire Dragon Chillies sauces. “Fire Dragon Chillies sauces are punching above our weight […]
The 2nd NZ HOT SAUCE FESTIVAL is on again at Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen in Auckland. This years event promises to be even hotter with more HOT sauces and chilli products for you to try! We even have some of the biggest names in the Australian chilli world coming over for the event with Neil Smith from The Hippy Seed Company and his spicy range of products and insane chilli knowledge! We will also host the 7th NZ Chilli Eating Champs Final with our very own 2 time NZ Chilli Eating Champ Josh Shotter confident of making it 3 in a row! Can anybody beat this CHILLI […]
Clint Meyer owner of Fire Dragon Chillies Hot Sauces was interviewed by Stuff NZ. Check out this very cool news article below and on the stuff.co.nz website… Extreme chilli eating: like swallowing a hot coal Chilli grower and reviewer Neil Smith tested out a big black mama at the annual Hot Sauce Festival in Auckland’s Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen on Saturday. He was joined by event organiser Clint Meyer, before their fellow chili connoisseurs battled to become the chili eating champion of New Zealand. Australian chilli expert Neil Smith reckons eating chillies is “as good as” taking drugs. He was […]
Breakfast reporter eats world’s hottest chilli, and pays the price. Watch Lisette Reymer take a bite of the ‘Carolina Reaper’ and pay the price here.
Eyes were streaming, foreheads exploded with perspiration, and in the end, one hardened chilli-eater was left standing at the Chilli Eating Championship on Saturday night. A crowd of nearly 400 people crowded Auckland’s Sweat Shop Brew Bar for the fire-breathing competition in which 34-year-old Josh Shotter took out gold for the second year running. The contest involved 24-heats of chillies of varying heats, with the world’s hottest chilli the Carolina Reaper inducing fear in the stomachs of contestants. At 2,200,000 on the Scoville Heat Unit, the chilli is hotter than most pepper spray. Shotter took out the title last year […]
Two Northland chilli producers are hot property after capturing one gold and one bronze medal in the 2016 World Hot Sauce Awards. Hokianga’s organic growers, Fire Dragon Chillies, owned by Clint Meyer, took out the gold medal for the third year in a row in the extra-hot section with their Fire Dragon Chillies Deadly Chilli Sauce, made from a blend of the hottest chillies on earth. Dargaville’s Wild West Worcester, owned by Katie Le Noel who has been making her own Worcester sauce for 30 years, won the bronze medal in two categories: the Sweet Black Sauce in the hot […]