We went to the source! In early January 2020 one of Pepper Joe's team members spent 2 weeks in Thailand. He made it his mission to source some of the most popular Thai Peppers at local street markets in Phuket, Thailand.
Grown from the seeds of peppers picked by Thailand locals. This is a blend of the Prik Lueng Pepper, orange in color and commonly used in Thailand for pickling or added to a Thai salad for a POP of color to the dish.
The other is the Prik Kaleang Pepper, the spiciest chili used in Thai cuisine and comes in a variety of colors but usually ripens red, from pale yellow-green to fluorescent red-orange.
Chef Polsuk a famous Chef in Thailand says, "“You won’t taste it at first, but after a few bites, you’ll feel it.”