British-grown fresh chillies meet all of supermarket's seasonal needs

Sainsbury's has said it will stock 100 per cent British-grown fresh red and green chillies "until at least September".

Image: Sainsbury's
Image: Sainsbury's

The chillies have been grown in various UK locations including Bedfordshire, Jersey and West Sussex and include by Barfoots, and are available in-store between May and November.

Among the varieties supplied are Serenade, Fresno, Jalapeno and Breva, and also the infamous Scotch Bonnets, which boast a Scoville heat rating of 100,000 – 350,000.

Barfoots production manager Thomas Lapraik said: "We've been working with Sainsbury's for eight years and are pleased to be able to offer customers 100 per cent home-grown red, green and Scotch Bonnet chillies in stores.

"My favourite is the Breva variety - it has a lovely shape with just the right amount of flavour kick that is user-friendly in the kitchen."


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