2015 World Hot Sauce Awards Winners

Condiments Division:

Chile Oil

3. Chili Beak - Spicy Roasted Chili Oil

2. Hot Licks - Hot Licks Blood Orange Habanero X Virgin Olive Oil

World Champion: Sutter Buttes Natural and Artisan Foods - Citrus Habanero Infused Olive Oil



3.CaJohn’s Fiery Foods – Scotch Bonnet Ketchup

2. Culley’s (New Zealand) Chipotle Ketchup

World Champion:Uncle Roy’s Comestible Concoctions (United Kingdom) - Chillichup



3. Uncle Roy's Comestible Concoctions (United Kingdom) - Chocolate Chilli Mustard

2. Poca’s Hottest - Shak Nasti Cajun Honey Mustard

World Champion: River Bend Specialties, LLC. - Grandpa Spencer's Hot & Spicy Mustard



3. Auria's Malaysian Kitchen - Lime Leaf Sambal

2. Posh Pickles and Preserves (United Kingdom) – Sa’ Va’ Tu’o’ng ‘o’t

World Champion: B-Dubb's Desert Inferno Hot Sauce LLC - Chow-Chow Extreme


Salad Dressing

3. Texas Brew Products/Salsa - I'm Your Huckleberry Dressing

2. Stagecoach Salsa Company - Miss Kim's Spicy Bacon Ranch

World Champion: FrogBone Cajun Sauces - Remoulade


Steak Sauce

3. B.T. Enterprises - Buffalo Tom's Gourmet Hot Sauce

2. SMOK BRAND, LLC - SMOK Brand Whiskey Glaze

World Champion: Jimmy’s Sauces (South Africa) - Jimmy's Steakhouse Sauce


Table Seasoning

3. Gary's Seasoning- Too Hot for Mama

2. Dell Cove Spice Co. - Butt Kickin' BBQ Popcorn Seasoning

World Champion: AmberFyre Foods/Chicks and Salsa - Sassy


Dessert Sauce

3.Cajohn’s Fiery Foods - BumbleBabe

2. Texas Brew Products - Mango Tequila Sauce

World Champion:Texas Brew Products - Fire Roasted Pineapple Spiced Rum Sauce



Condiments Division: FrogBone Cajun Sauces - Remoulade



Snacks Division:

Sweets – Chocolate

3. Aunty Lilokoi – Passion Fruit Macadamia Nut Fudge

2. Little Bird Fire Bites – White Chocolate Covered Fire Bites

World Champion: Madison Chocolatiers – Bacon Cayenne Caramels


Sweets - Non Chocolate

3. Little Bird Fire Bites - Original Fire Bites

2. Overkill Hot sauce - Candied Jalapenos

World Champion: Stung-Tongue Pepper Co - Cinamon Zombee Candy


Salty Snacks

3. Rudolph Foods - GasLamp Popcorn Co. White Cheddar

2. Rudolph Foods - Southern Recipe BBQ Pork Rinds

World Champion: Cajun Tex Salsa & More – Spicy Plantain Chips.



3. Sutter Buttes Natural and Artisan Foods - Sweet Hot Pickles

2. Uncle Bunk's LLC - 14 Day HOT Sweet Pickles

World Champion: Cin Chili & Company – Passion Pickles


Pickled Other

3. Silverleaf International - Marinated Garlic with Ghost Peppers

2. Salt City Canning LLC - Hometown Hungarian Peppers

World Champion: Hot Licks - Ghost Pepper Stuffed Olives


Nuts or Nut Mix

3. Hacienda Maize Pecans Picante

2. Madison Chocolatiers West - Cinamon Cayenne Peanuts

World Champion: Me-Me K’s Habanero Rub Hickory Smoked Almonds


Novice – Snacks Division Champion  and Snack Division World Champion –Kruckers Kandies - Hot Pecan Brittle



Cook-Off Division:

Chile Con Carne Dry Mix

3.SuckleBusters - Suckle Busters Competition Style Chili

2. Red Lion - Best Batch Chili Mix Medium

World Champion: Cin Chili - Cin Chili Seasoning Mix


Dry Seasoning/Rub Pork

3. T2Recipes aka "Ole Man's Spice Rub & Seasoning - Ole Man's Spice Rub & Seasoning "Original Blend"

2. Butch's Smack Your Lips BBQ -Magic Dust

World Champion: Rib Rangers Products of Texas, Inc - Texas Rib Rangers Spicy Seasoning


Dry Seasoning/Rub Beef

3. Black Swamp Gourmet - Black Swamp Gourmet X-Hot Rub

2. Me-Me K's BBQ Sauce and Rubs - Me-Me K's BBQ Rub Grandpa's Blend

World Champion: SuckleBusters - SPG


Dry Seasoning/Rub Fowl

3. Norris Dam Good Products LLC - Poultry Rub

2. Swimmin' in Smoke - My Chik Bait

World Champion: CRC BBQ Enterprises, LLC - Riley's Red Rub


Dry Seasoning/Rub Fish

3. CaJohns Fiery Foods – Key Lime

2. Ole Man's Spice Rub & Seasoning "Mediterranean Blend"

World Champion: FrogBone Cajun Sauces - Blackened Seasoning - Rub Fish


Marinade Beef

3. Cajohn’s Fajita Marinade

2. Cajohn’s Pepperyaki Marinade Medium

World Champion:Cajohn’s Smoked Chile Sauce


Marinade Pork

3. Rasta Bros. - Jamaican Jerk Marinade

2. Cajohn’s Fiery Food - Smoked Chile Sauce - Medium

World Champion: Hacienda Maize - Jalapeño Diablo Jammin’ Jelly




Marinade Fowl

3. Rasta Bros. Jamaican Jerk Marinade

2.Cajohn’s Fiery Foods- Jumpin’ Jerk

World Champion:Cajohn’s  Fiery Food – Fajita Marinade


Marinade Fish

3. Cajohn’s Fiery Food – Gentle Jerk

2. Cajohn’s Fiery Food –Pepperyaki

World Champion: Rasta Bros. - Jamaican Jerk Marinade


Wings Sauce Mild/Medium

3. Hacienda Maize - Roasted Mira Sol Chile Jammin' Jelly

2. Rasta Bros. - Caribbean Heat Dipping Sauce & Glaze

World Champion: SPARKY'S LLC - SPARKY'S Fire House Wings


Wing Sauce Hot/X-Hot

3.Cajohn’s Fiery Foods - Holy Jolakia Wing Sauce

2. Wild Bill's Wing Sauce - Wild Bill's Wing Sauce

World Champion: Sweet & Spicy, LLC - Alaskan Umami Sauce Extra Hot


Bloody Mary Mix

3. Freshies Food Company - Freshies Hot Mary Bloody Mary Mix

2. LMD Specialty Products, Inc. dba Mama Dog's - Mama Dog in Heat Spicy Blend

World Champion: Backyard Mary, LLC -Back Yard Mary


Beverage Enhancer ie. rim seasoning, bitters

3.  Racecity Sauce Works -Snake Oil Distillery: Swamp Water honeydew-Cucumber Jalapeño

2.   Hot Licks Habanero Stuffed Olives

World Champion: Race City Sauce Works Snake Oil Distillery: Tijuana Tincture Prickly Pear & Blood Orange Margarita Mix


Dry Dip Mix

3. Uncle Bunks- Cajun Kick

2. Uncle Bunks – Southwestern Sizzle

World Champion:Most Delightful Foods, LLC – Cajun Trinity


Cook-Off Divisional World Champion Champion Rasta Bros. Jamaican Jerk Marinade.


Jerky Division:

Beef -sliced, whole muscle meat

3. Bay Meats HOT! Beef Jerky

2. Savage Jerky Co. - Traditional Mojo

World Champion: Katie's Original Beef Jerky


Teriyaki Flavored - Any Type

3.Simply Snakin’ - Beef Teriyaki with Pineapple

2.Capt’n Jake’s - Korean Sesame Gourmet Beef Jerky

World Champion:Cactus Pete -My Teriyaki Jerky


Mild/Medium - Any Type

3. Cactus Pete – My Campfire Jerky

2. Katie’s – Half Heat

World Champion: Savage Jerky – Sriracha Teriyaki


Hot - Any Type

3. Cactus Pete – Jamaican Me Crazy

2. Mikey V’s – Cowboy Reaper

World Champion: Savage Jerky – Mojo Habanero


Xtra Hot - Any Type

3. Katie's Snack Foods -  Ghost Pepper’d Beef Jerky

2. Savage Jerky – Ghost Pepper Buffalo

World Champion:Cactus Pete Jerky – Ghost Biltong


Specialty Beef Jerky

3.Katie’s Snack Foods -  Habanero Pepper d’ Beef Jerky

2.Captain Jakes Jerky – Mesquite BBQ Beef Jerky

World Champion:Mikey V’s Cowboy Black Pepper


Novice Beef Jerky:

3. Ria's RoadKill Jerky - "Original Beef Jerky"

2. Steel Cowboys Jerky - Original

World Champion:  Ria's RoadKill Jerky "Chipotle Beef Jerky"



Divisional Beef Jerky Winner is: Savage Jerky Company - Sriracha Teriyaki




Jam/Jelly Division


3. Coldwater Canyon Provisions - Jalapeno Chipotle Jelly

2. Sutter Buttes Natural and Artisan Foods - Apricot Jalapeno Jam

World Champion: Hacienda Maize Fire-Roasted Jalapeño Jammin' Jelly


Ghost Pepper:

3. Frogbone - Apple-Strawberry Ghost Pepper Preserves

2. Angry Goat Pepper Co. - "Blackberry Ghost" Pepper Jam

World Champion: High Octane Sauce Co. - Hot Blueberry Merlot Ghost Pepper Jam


Scotch Bonnet

3. Rasta Bros.- Hot Passion Pepper Jelly

2. Rasta Bros.- Mango Marley Pepper Jelly

World Champion: Rasta Bros.- I Wanna Guava Pepper Jelly



3. Texas Brew Products/Salsa - True Blue Love Confit

2. Galloway Chillies (United Kingdom) - Chilli Burns

World Champion: Primo's Peppers - "The Farmer's Daughter Hot Pepper Jelly"


Habanero -

3. Uncle Bobs Spice and Blends - Cranberry Pepper Jelly

2. Hot Licks - Blackberry Jam

World Champion: Aunty Lilikoi Passion Fruit Products - Aunty Lilikoi Passion Fruit Habanero Jelly


Jam/Jelly Divisional Winner: Aunty Lilikoi Passion Fruit Products - Aunty Lilikoi Passion Fruit Habanero Jelly




Marketing Division

Hot Sauce Label

3. Hellfire Hot Sauce Inc. “Gourmet”

2. Taco Jesus Hot Sauce - Taco Jesus Mango Habanero

World Champion: Primo’s Peppers - Swampadelic Sauce


BBQ Sauce Label

3. Smokey Moon - Smokey Moon Secret Grillin and Sippin BBQ Sauce

2. Kissimmee Red - Kissimmee Red Spicy

World Champion: Mack Daddy’s - Mack Daddy's Hawg Sauce - "Sweet & Sassy"


Other Label

3. Whiteford Gourmet Foods, Inc  - Whiteford’s Bloody Mary Mix

2. Race City Works - Snake Oil Distillery: Swamp Water honeydew-Cucumber Jalapeño Cocktail/Soda Syrup

World Champion: 2 Sister’s Salsa Company - 2 Sisters' Salsa Company Jalapeno Salsa



3. www.TropicalSpicesLlc.com

2. www.SmokeyMoonSauce.com

World Champion:  www.HellFireHotSauce.com



Marketing Divisional Winner – 2 Sister’s Salsa Company – Jalapeno Salsa



Salsa Division:


3. A & J Salsa - Mild Salsa

2. CajunTex Salsa Company- Hickory-Smoked Salsa Picante

World Champion: Texas Brew Products/Salsa -Honey Roasted Chipotle Mild



3. CASA MORALES INC - Casa Morales Salsa

2. Uncle Bunk's LLC - Rustic Pepper Sauce - Medium

World Champion: 2 Sisters' Salsa Company - Cajun Salsa



3. If You Dare Foods Llc - Fire In The Hole

2. CaJohns Fiery Foods - Holy Jolokia Salsa

World Champion:  Mr.  Saucy – Flirting Flame



3. Tastin' Jamaican Caribbean Style Salsa - Lethal Special Edition

2. Silverleaf International - Scorpion Salsa

World Champion: CaJohns Fiery Foods - Reaper


Bean & Corn

3. CajunTexSalsa&More - BayouGold Hickory-Smoked Black Bean & Corn Salsa

2. CaJohns Fiery Foods – Black Bean and Corn Ghost Chile

World Champion: Deception Salsa - Entice



3. Little Diablo Salsa - Medium Chipotle

2. CaJohns Fiery Foods -Raspberry Chipotle

World Champion: Texas Brew Products/Salsa - Honey Roasted Chipotle Slow Kick Medium



3. AmberFyre Foods/Chicks and Salsa - Ginger Peachy Cayenne Salsa

2. Deception Salsa - Aloha

World Champion: CajunTexSalsa&More - BayouGold Hickory-Smoked Cranberry Salsa





3. Stagecoach Salsa Company -  Bubba's Green Fire Sauce

2. Deception Salsa – Jealous

World Champion: SilverLeaf International – Ghost Pepper Salsa Verde


Novice Salsa -

2. Dee's Sweet Stuff & Dee's Favor Flavor - Mango Chutney

World Champion: Petreaux's  Gourmet Hot Sauce - Petreaux's Roasted Salsa Verde



Salsa Divisional Champion Texas Brew Products/Salsa - Honey Roasted Chipotle Slow Kick Medium




BBQ Sauce Division

Alcohol Infused

3. Sensational Sauces - Toasted Vanilla Cognac BBQ Sauce

2. Deep River Specialty Foods - Black Bart's Spiced Rum Grill Sauce

World Champion:Cajohn’s Fiery Foods - Cajohn's Private Reserve Mesquite Smoked Tequila Lime Chile BBQ Sauce



3. Fireland Foods KG (Austria) - Classic BBQ Whiskey

2. AmberFyre Foods/Chicks and Salsa - AmberFyre, Manhattan Black Cherry Bourbon BBQ Sauce

World Champion: Ole Ray's Sauces - Ole Ray's Kentucky Red Bourbon Barbeque Sauce



3. Mack Daddy's Inc. - Mack Daddy's Hawg Sauce - "Original"

2. Daigle Family Co. - Cajun Sweet & Sour Sauce

World Champion: Rib Rangers Products of Texas, Inc. - Texas Rib Rangers Barbecue Sauce



3.Burnt Fingers - Smokey Kansas City, Original


World Champion:Sucklebusters -  Sucklebusters Hot and Spicy



3. Daigle Family Co - Daigle's Habanero Rib Sauce

2. Me-Me K's BBQ Sauce and Rubs - Me-Me K's BBQ Sauce "Happy Heat" Habanero Flavor

World Champion: The Hawg House (Sloppy 2nds BBQ) - Sloppy 2nds XXX Hot


Xtra Hot

3. Cobra Chilli (Australia) - Carolina BBQ Sauce

2. Butch's Smack Your Lips BBQ- Super Pyro

World Champion: Mack Daddy's Inc. - Mack Daddy's Hawg Sauce - "Hot"



3. Texas Creek - Texas Creek Chipotle BBQ Sauce

2. CapsUP Paprika und Chiliprodukte (Austria)- Chilisauce mit geräuchertem Knoblauch “Chili Sauce w/ Smoked Garlic “

World Champion: Crowley's Hot Sauce (Australia) - "SMOKE & FIRE"


Fruit Based

3.Porky’s Place – Cherry “La Bomba” Habanero

2. Butch’s Smack Your Lips – Happy Apple

World Champion: Southern Belle – Pineapple Twang


Mustard Based

3. Aunty Lilikoi Passion Fruit -  Aunty Lilikoi Passion Fruit Kiawe BBQ Sauce

2. Fireland Foods KG (Austria) - Smoky Mustard

World Champion:Porky’s Place - MEAN MR.MUSTARD


Tomato Based

3. Texas Brew Products/Salsa - Cider Brandy Sauce

2. Pirate Jonny's - Caribbean BBQ Sauce

World Champion: CRC BBQ Enterprises, LLC - Riley's Triple R Sauce


Vinegar Based

3. Rib Rangers Products of Texas, Inc. - Texas Rib Rangers Spicy Barbecue Sauce

2. Whiteford Gourmet Foods, Inc. – Whiteford’s Olde 70

World Champion: SuckleBusters – SuckleBusters Original


Specialty Sauce

3. Lucky's Popcorn Dressing LLP - Roasted Jalapeno, Onion & Honey

2. Rasta Bros. – Jamaican Jerk BBQ Sauce

World Champion: Deep River Specialty Foods - Picante Blanco


Asian Style

3. Sweet & Spicy, LLC - Alaskan Umami Sauce "Hot"

2. Smoky Jon’s #1 BBQ- Smoky Jon's Fiery Gourmet Supreme BBQ Sauce

World Champion: Sweet Heat Gourmet - Bulgogi Asian BBQ Sauce



3.Wilcox’s - Harold's Hog Wash

2.Southern Belle - Southern Belle BBQ Sauce

World Champion:Rob’s Smokin Rub - Sweet & Tangy




BBQ Divisional Winner -  Rib Rangers Products of Texas, Inc. - Texas Rib Rangers Barbecue Sauce






Hot Sauce Division: Novice



3. Lazy Y Ranch - Lazy Y Ranch's Truth Serum Hot Sauce

2. Petreaux's  Gourmet Hot Sauce - Petreaux's Swamp Sauce

World Champion: Hot As U Want - Datil Pepper Sauce



3. Dee's Favor Flavor - Gourmet Hot Pepper Sauce

2. Death Spiral Pepper Sauce Company - Jamaica Jammin Juice

World Champion: Mudda 'n' Law Foods Ltd (Trinadad & Tobago) – Fire Sauce



3. Death Spiral Pepper Sauce Company - Goblin Apple Goo

2. Hot As U Want - Habenero Peach

World Champion: Petreaux's  Gourmet Hot Sauce - Petreaux's Georgia Peach/Habanero Sauce



3. Petreaux's  Gourmet Hot Sauce - Petreaux's Roasted Habanero Sauce

2. Hot As U WANT - Smokin Reaper Sauce

World Champion: Chili Hungária Manufaktúra (Hungary) - Spirit of Attila



3. Super Spy Sauce Company - Hot LA. Nights

2. Hot As U WANT - Louisiana Style

World Champion: Death Spiral Pepper Sauce Company - Bubba's Bayou Burn







Hot Sauce Division: Professional

Asian Style

3. Crazy Good Specialty Food – Ri Ra

2. Crowley’s (Australia)- SEEDED LAVA

World Champion: Cajohn’s Fiery Foods  Tiki Bar


Caribbean Style

3. Puertorrican Salsa Company LLC - Boripique

2. Rasta Bros. - Rasta Hot Sauce

World Champion: Fireland Foods KG (Austria) Devils Choice


Latin Style

3. Gorki Chili – (Slovenia) - Choco

2. Tropical Spices - Rojo Picoso

World Champion:CaJohn’s Cara Cara Chipotle


Indian Style

3. Texas Brew Products – Rockin Moroccan

2. Cajohns’s Fiery Food – Holy Jolokia Hot Sauce

World Champion: Mr. Vikkis (United Kingdom) – King Naga


Louisiana Style

3. Kootenay Bayou Hot Sauce(Canada) - Roasted Red X

2. Cili Pipp (Slovenia) -  Klasik

World Champion: Cajohn’s Fiery Foods - NOLA


Chipotle Style

3. Scotty O'Hotty - Beer Bacon Chipotle Sauce

2. Gringo Killer Gourmet Chilli Products  (New Zealand) - Wood Smoked Bhutt Burn Chilli Sauce

World Champion: CapsUP Paprika und Chiliprodukte (Austria) Chipotle & Garlic


Fruit Based

3. Hottt Ass Chillies (New Zealand) – Pacific Burn

2. Hot Mama’s Belize (Belize) – Manganero

World Champion: Angry Goat Pepper Co. - "Purple Hippo" Hot Sauce


Pepper Blend

3. Tropical Island Gourmet Co. - Skull Brother's Oven Roasted Ghost Pepper Sauce

2. Born to Hula - Habanero Guajillo

World Champion: Huffmans (New Zealand) Huffman's Hot Sauce



3. Hell's Kitchen Hot Sauce - Retro Jalapeno

2. Melbourne Hot Sauce (Australia) - Smoked Jalapeno

World Champion: Daigle Family Co. - Daigle's Cajun Hot Sauce



3. The Happy Chilli Company (United Kingdom) - Vesuvius

2. Chilli Drops (United Kingdom) - Miss Smoky Naga

World Champion: Crazy Bastard Sauce (Germany) - Habanero & Tomatillo



3. Semper Fry, Llc - Hummzinger

2. FrogBone - Bone Reaper Hot Sauce

World Champion: Culley's (New Zealand) Bhut Jolokia



3. Ghost Foods - Ghost Foods Hot Sauce

2. Cobra Chilli (Australia) - Scorpion Tail Chilli Sauce

World Champion: Scotty o’Hotty – Reaper de Muerte


Ultra Hot

3. The Unusual Chutney Company (United Kingdom) - Fiendfyre Hot Sauce

2.Cajohn’s – Formidable Fear

World Champion: Fire Dragon Chillies – (New Zealand) - Dragons Fury


Added Capcasium Extract Ingredient

3. Tatanka, llc - Tatanka x

2. Grim Reaper Foods (United Kingdom) - EVIL ONE

World Champion: Cajohn’s - Mongoose



Hot Sauce Division Champion and 2015 “Best Hot Sauce in the World”

Cajohn’s Fiery Foods NOLA



2015 Countries Entered to Date:



New Zealand
Puerto Rico

South Africa
Trinidad & Tobago
United Kingdom



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