We ensure that all our products are of high quality and are safe for the enjoyment of our customers. We are regularly inspected by the environmental health office and keep strict adherence to the policies and regulations to maintain safety.

Staff are kept abreast with changing regulations, with regularly updated certification in L2 Food Hygiene and Safety for Manufacturing, Food Allergy and Intolerance Training as well as L2 Award in Understanding HACCP. 

Whilst we aim to use minimum ingredients for making our products, ingredients found in the Maggi seasoning that we use contains Soya.

Although we do not add nuts, our products are manufactured where nuts are handled.

What are the Allergens?

  1. Celery refers to the stalks, leaves and seeds of both celery and celeriac, including celery salt.
  2. Cereals containing gluten include bread, pasta, pastry, cakes, royal icing, sauces, soups and batter.
  3. Crustaceans include lobster, prawns, crab, scampi and pastes made with these.
  4. Eggs can be found in pasta, quiche, sauces, cakes, mousses and mayonnaise, or items may be brushed with an egg glaze.
  5. Fish can be found in salad dressings, on pizza and in Worcestershire sauce.
  6. Lupin flour and seeds are used in some pastries and bread and often in products labelled as gluten free.
  7. Molluscs include squid, snails, mussels and oysters, including oyster sauce.
  8. Milk can be found in cheese, butter, cream and yoghurt. Items may also be brushed with a milk glaze or contain milk powder.
  9. Mustard refers to seeds, powder and liquid mustard and is often found in dressings and marinades, sauces, curries and soups. Cress also contains the substance which causes a reaction to mustard.
  10. Nuts, such as almonds, Brazil nuts, hazelnuts, pecans, pistachios and cashews, macadamia and walnuts, are commonly used in desserts, bread, ice cream and sauces, whether whole, ground or as an oil.
  11. Peanuts, including peanut flour (groundnuts) and groundnut oil, can be found in desserts, cakes and sauces.
  12. Sesame seeds and sesame oil are often found in bread, hummus, tahini and stir-fried dishes.
  13. Soya refers to soya protein, flour and beans and can be found in tofu, sauces, edamame beans, desserts and many vegetarian and vegan products.
  14. Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites are preservatives commonly found in dried fruit, fruit juice, meat products, wine and beer. (Concentrations of more than 10mg/kg or 10mg/litre)

To minimise the risk of cross-contamination

  • Our ingredients are reputably sourced suppliers.
  • We put measures in place to allow full traceability and maintain records of purchase.
  • When allergenic ingredients are kept in-house, they are stored separately and away from the products that we use to manufacture our chillies.
  • We thoroughly clean food preparation surfaces using the two-stage cleaning technique prior to manufacturing out chillies.
  • We ensure that food handling equipment, such as, blenders, processors and weighing scales, are cleaned thoroughly before manufacturing our chillies.
  • We wash our hands properly using the correct technique before and all through manufacture.