In our search for iconic hot sauces from across the world we would like introduce a product from the Central American country of Belize. Here we have Marie Sharp’s Habanero Pepper Sauce. This hot sauce is the perfect marriage of heat and flavour. Add it liberally onto (or into) anything and everything. Marie Sharp’s is a plant-based condiment and jam manufacturer based in the Stann Creek District of the country of Belize, in Central America. Uniquely, this is a woman-owned company and named after its founder “Marie Sharp”. Marie Sharp’s Habanero Pepper Sauce is highly regarded for its authentic Caribbean, carrot-based habanero pepper sauce recipe. Marie’s Belizean habanero pepper sauces consistently rank among the world’s tastiest and most beloved condiments.
About the founder: Marie Sharp (born 1940) is a Belizean entrepreneur most recognized for her internationally-known habanero-based pepper sauces. Prior to opening her own firm, she worked as a teacher and as an executive secretary for the Citrus Company of Belize. Since 1981, she has been producing pepper sauce and in 2016 was inducted into the Hot Sauce Hall of Fame. She is the founder and owner of Marie Sharp’s Fine Foods Ltd. Her products known as Marie Sharp’s have been widely recognized. She received the Gold prize in the 20th Food and Beverage Competition in Düsseldorf, Germany. In 2013, her entries at the Anuga Food Fair in Cologne made the prestigious “Taste13 Showcase” round and Sharp’s sauce placed in the top three. In 2014, she was honoured by Belize’s Special Envoy for Women and Children as a woman trailblazer. Sharp was inducted into the Hot Sauce Hall of Fame in 2016. In June 2017 her products won two golden awards in 2 out of 3 categories at the German Chili Award in Hanover/Germany.
Find out more about Marie Sharp’s here: https://www.mariesharps.bz/