Off the hummingbird highway in a fertile valley at the base of the Maya Mountain range in Belize, Central America, you will the Melinda Estate.
Here, Marie Sharp's crafts the world's finest condiments.
Marie's 100% plant-based recipes use hand-harvested, WHOLE FRUIT and VEGETABLES grown from non-gmo seeds in a sustainable, pesticide-free environment.
Honest heat. Every INGREDIENT MATTERS
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J. Kenji López-Alt
Dad | Author of The Food Lab | Contributor @SeriousEats | Chef at @wursthall | Beatles lover | Crypto-husband | Feminist | Relaxed and groovy atheist.
"Tasting the new jerk chicken sausage sous chef @zjpd has been working on. Needs a little more ginger, allspice, and smoke before it’s ready for the big time. We tried multiple ways to incorporate scotch bonnet/habanero flavor into the sausage in an efficient and reproducible way. We ended up using @mariesharpsusa’s habanero sauce for flavoring. Lots of heat and fruity pepper flavor and a nice hit of vinegar too."
J. Kenji López-Alt & Erik Drobey
"Unassuming Bottle – Knowing that all of the ingredients are grown on the surrounding farms, that there employed seasonally to maximize their natural freshness, that the company supports the encircling community by providing jobs, and that the sauces are mostly handmade – you’d be forgiven for expecting them to embrace trendy uncoated papers, hipster logos, and “look at me” proclamations. But you’d be wrong. Marie Sharp’s bottles are just right…"
Patrick Bennett - Uncommon Caribbean - "Marie Sharp's is Farm-to-Bottle Pepper Sauce You Need in your Life
Marie Sharp's 🇧🇿 @MarieSharps Marie Sharp's 🇧🇿 Retweeted Evan Hadfield | Evan, can we quote you?
| @Evan_Hadfield Replying to @tkingdot "Marie Sharps is what every hot sauce wishes it could be."
"Are you kidding I eat your sauce on everything I own of course you can quote me."
11:07 PM - 24 Apr 2019
Evan Hadfield - https://www.youtube.com/user/ColChrisHadfield
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Such an unusual blend of pure, unaltered fresh ingredients from whole fruits and veggies. From roasted garlic to scorched raisins, the ingredients can't get any better or blend any better together...
Add a kick to your other condiments, sauces, and salad dressings as well as a variety of spicy dishes or add their mild hot sauce (white label) for a flavor boost, minus the heat. I'm hooked on all of 'em. Best be extra nice to me, or I may not be inclined to share! 😃 Buy your own bottle(s) at MarieSharpsUSA.com and enjoy!"
Susan Boyoung Bailey
"Really great flavor and heat profiles! I got all three for me and a couple more as gifts. Will definitely get more as my stash decreases!"
Mish Samuil Rieser - Chief Spreader of Madness at Jelly Madness
I am addicted to this woman's hot sauces. I actually spoke to her a couple of years ago about getting bulk delivery. She was so sweet. My favorite is the Grapefruit Pulp Hab, followed by the one you are holding. I buy them ALL, and am stressing out about the fact that I am down to two bottles. I love the Sweet Habanero on pork chops. I know I am mentioning a lot about non-carrot based Marie's....I am just sooooo addicted to her sauces, I am glad someone else is too.
"...I am going to drink it, oh that's good! If you want something extremely delicious, but very different, then this if for you!"
Roger Hale - Owner Lamanai Chocolate | Mile 43 Hummingbird Highway, Belize
I think the standard white label "Hot" version of Marie Sharp's is the most versatile sauce I've ever had. I think all of their sauces are good, but when the sauce has fresh fruit in it, it's not even fair comparing it to most other mass-produced sauces. This lady is totally crushing it, and people are on here saying Cholula, or El Yucateco, or whatever is the best sauce? If you want hot for the sake of being hot, there are a million sauces that can do that. But this one has the best taste.
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100% Plant-based condiments from Belize.