All Saigon Charlie's sauces are from an old Lê family recipe from Huế in central Vietnam. Chili first entered Vietnam in this region from traders coming from South America.
Saigon Charlie's is a sensible, proactive company that has strong ethical and social values woven into it's entrepreneurial venture. The chilies are grown by small producer families working hard to produce quality crops to support themselves. They buy their ingredients at a premium (above market price). By buying this sauce you are directly helping Saigon Charlie's, to help them, improve their lives creating sustainable livelihoods.
The company uses traditional techniques to preserve the sauce including drying and smoking to achieve 100% natural goodness. No preservative made in a laboratory goes into our sauce. This sauce may separate don’t worry- just give it a shake like you would with a top quality salad dressing. If this bottle is a different colour than your last bottle - again, don’t worry. This is natural according to the season and the harvest.