The name "jalapeno" is Spanish for "Jalapa" (or Xalapa), the capital of Veracruz, Mexico. Jalapenos were originally grown there, hence the name. While originating in Mexico, it is now grown worldwide for it's popular flavour and mild heat level, which averages around 5,000 Scoville Heat Units. Fresh jalapenos have a bright taste with a slight level of heat. Roasted jalapenos peppers are richer, slightly smoky, earthy with good heat.
About 0.5 Lbs
Various Alberta Producers - In an effort to provide local produce consistently, sometimes we need to go outside of our core farms, to some smaller farms. Rest assured, all of these farms practice sustainable and natural agriculture.