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Cyber Monday - Free Shipping on case lots

Posted by Wayne F on November 28, 2011 0 Comments

Hey - we are offering free shipping on case lots (12 bottles or more) of Matanzima Hot Sauce for a limited time! Matanzima Hot Sauce is a great Christmas gift idea  - get a case today. 

Offer is valid for 1 week only  - expires Monday, December 5th.

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Matanzima Wins First Place Scovie Award

Posted by Wayne F on October 26, 2011 0 Comments

Matanzima African Hot Sauce has won first place in the 2012 Scovie Awards in the international "World Beat" category.

The Scovie Awards is an annual competition  that recognizes the top fiery foods products in the world, and is one of the most competitive blind tasted food competitions. Hundreds of products are entered and go through rigorous tastings to receive the top honors. 

Product tasting entry scores are judged for: Appearance, Aroma, Spice Blend, Originality, Flavor (most heavily weighted), and Overall Impression.

The judging panel is made up of food industry professionals, including executive chefs, restaurant owners, culinary instructors, food writers, and other food industry leaders. All product sampling is conducted using fair, impartial, and blind judging standards.

This year, there were 177 companies and 792 product entries, so for Matanzima to walk away with a first prize is a big deal!

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Spicy Food May Boost Metabolism

Posted by Wayne F on September 07, 2011 0 Comments

Another article on the health benefits of including spicy food in your diet. There is a lot of medical jargon in this article, but the message is clear - foods like Matanzima are good for you!

Read more at: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/spicy-food-boost-metabolism/story?id=14290620

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Spicy foods can keep you healthy and slim

Posted by Wayne F on August 24, 2011 0 Comments

Adding spices and spicy sauces like Matanzima (only 30 calories per serving) to your diet can curb hunger, strengthen muscles, boost your brainpower and improve mood, new research shows. Plus, you get instant big-time flavor for a few calories and nearly zero fat.

Read more at http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20411249/ns/health-diet_and_nutrition/t/skinny-spicy-foods/

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Review of Matanzima at hotpepper.com

Posted by Wayne F on June 06, 2011 0 Comments
The folks over at www.hotpepper.com just gave Matanzima hot sauce a 4.6 out of 5 rating

Saying "This is a must-have sauce if you're looking for something different in your pantry. I can spend a day at Tom’s Farm going through their wall of hot sauces and not find anything like this."

Read the entire review here.

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Enough with the rain already!

Posted by Wayne F on March 26, 2011 0 Comments

We've been getting drenched here in northern cal for the past few weeks, and it's now beginning to affect the supply of some of my ingredients.

Both my suppliers of fresh serano chillies are completely out - apparently because of all the rain and flooding problems we've been having.

That means there hasn't been any production of Matanzima Hot Sauce the the past few weeks... our inventory level isn't critical yet, but I am getting a little anxious!

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Follow us on Facebook

Posted by Wayne F on January 04, 2011 0 Comments

Our Facebook page is now operational. Follow us on Facebook for recipe ideas, coupons and other special offers.

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Vuvuzela - Time Magazine's Word of 2010

Posted by Wayne F on January 02, 2011 0 Comments

Had to happen - Vuvuzela is Time Magazines Word of the year.

I think we're going to have a braai tonight to celebrate. We'll blaas our Vuvuzelas a bit, and of course, cover everything with a generous helping of Matanzima Hot Sauce!

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Checkout working again

Posted by Wayne F on December 29, 2010 0 Comments

PayPal has been up and down intermittently over the last 2 days, so we decided to switch to Google Checkout for credit card processing. We did some testing and all seems to be working fine now, but if you have any problems completing your purchase, please let us know.

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Problems with Checkout

Posted by Wayne F on December 27, 2010 0 Comments

There have been some problems with PayPal today (the service we use to process credit cards). As a result, if you click on the checkout button, you may get an error, or possibly nothing will happen.

I'm sure there are some smart people at PayPal working on this problem - in the meantime if you need to order some Matanzima Hot Sauce, give us a call at 707-347-9462 and we'll make a plan and get some to you.

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