CHILIHEADS PHILIPPINES will stage its 6th annual festival dubbed Chili Explosion on August 25, 2019 at the White Space Manila, 2314 Chino Roces Avenue Extension in Makati City, it was announced by Ponchit Ponce Enrile, founder of the organization.
Participating in the event are hobby growers as well as large scale farmers of chilies. Also joining are artisanal to institutional chili sauce providers, nursery and farm equipment providers, seed and plant sellers, ingredient suppliers, packaging experts, retailers, distributors and exporters. The event is considered the biggest gathering of Chiliheads in the country.
Vic Chin, well known producer of top quality potted ornamentals and lately potted chili plants for sale and for use in their restaurant, will lecture on the “Aggressive Feeding Program for Chilies.” On the other hand, Miggy Esguerra will lecture on Fermented Hot Sauces.
Johnny Scoville, the Chili guru, will be on hand to grace the occasion and give guidance on the appreciation of chilies and chili sauces. There will be all-day pod tasting, hot sauce tasting, hot sauce competitions, Labuyo 100 initiation and Chili Eating Challenge. In the Super Hot Chili Challenge, only the brave Chiliheads as well as food athletes will try to consume ghost peppers more than the current world record of 160 grams.
Entrance fee is P200 per head.