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About Us and new address

A few months later

 (hi all, because of this unusual year we can no longer sustain ourselves at trafalgar street; you can find our products at Healthlink, 21F Station Road, Portslade BN41 1GX from now on. The shop will still be at trafalgar street till 12th of june 2021. thank you all for all the help during the years, much appreciated; much love Tony)

Brighton Chilli Shop is a new approach to the chilli industry. It offers the best of the UK's as well as the best of the world’s chilli products. Brighton Chilli Shop prides itself in trying to help the UK chilli industry and in sourcing and offering products that are good for people and good for the environment.

We are so happy to introduce you to our new and exciting online shop. Welcome! We hope you will really enjoy the experience of not only ordering your favourite chilli products but becoming interactive with us so that we know how best to serve you both now and on into the future.


At this point in time, we stock a wide variety of the hottest and best chilli products in the world. We have the majestic Carolina Reaper pods and powder . We have Carolina Reaper Sauces made by Smokin Ed himself . We also have the ex- reigning Queen Moruga Scorpion pods and Powder, without forgetting Naga Bhut Jolokia or the Ghost pepper as our American friends call it. Our Nagas are both plain and smoked; pods, flakes or powder. In addition we usually have the best of Mexican chillies - Chipotle, Ancho, Mulato, Pasilla and De Arbol to mention just a few. We have the best that Mexico has to offer - Mole, Corn Tortillas, Tomatillos, Jalopenos and on and on goes the list. We have a wide variety of chilli seeds currently in stock and we will continue to source the best seeds for you over the years.


We love to respond to your questions: Are you looking for the hottest chilli seeds?; Are you looking for chilli plants?; Are you looking for the hottest chilli sauce?; Are you looking for the finest BBQ chilli sauce?; Are you looking for great wing sauce?; Are you looking for chilli pickles?; Are you looking for delicious chilli marinades, chilli jams, chilli beer, chilli chocolate, chilli cheese?; Then you’ve come to the right place – we have them all. If you ever need some advice, or you simply want to check whether a certain product is in stock, just give us a call or send us a line and we will do our very best to help.


In the future we intend to have the leading chilli shop in the UK and maybe even in Europe. We are going to search for and stock only the best of the best because mediocrity is not our thing. With the help of some amazing people, this process is already underway. With your custom and support this goal will certainly be reached. We would ask you to help us spread the word to those who might be interested. Word of mouth, Fb, twitter, email or whatever means you think might be suitable will all support us enormously and your help is greatly appreciated. We look forward to you coming to see our shop so that you can discover the wonderful world of chillies or feed your existing passion for these exciting and health promoting products.

Love and Chilli, that’s our wish to you for this beautiful year!



21F Station Road, Portslade, Brighton BN41 1GX

T 01273 420 120


About Tony

i finished my university studies in early 2014 and was looking to start a small business in the Brighton area when i came across Chilli Pepper Pete’s chilli shop. i saw an advert about the business being up for sale, contacted the owner and agreed to go visit the shop one day. i had never noticed the shop before even though i had walked past it numerous times.

To be honest, i never thought i would involve myself with the shop. Firstly, i didn’t think many people in the UK liked chilli products and secondly, i didn’t want to work with products that associate themselves with” the dark side”. But the more i went back, the more pleasantly surprised i became by the mood and attitude of the customers. They were kind, funny and passionate about chillies. i wanted these customers to still be able to go to the shop and buy their favourite products. This was the prime motivation for deciding to take over the shop. i am now learning more and more about chillies every day and hope to become a proper expert in the not too distant future.

Another reason why i decided to buy the shop was because i want to help the UK chilli industry develop. i will try to stock the best of British producers as this leads to a sustainable way of living. i will also try to bring in products that are ethical, organic and good for people. It is my belief that working and serving shouldn’t be just about making a living any more. i think we are past that point now and we should start looking after one another and the Earth a bit better.

i invite existing customers to keep supporting me as i try to get to grips with this new challenge and invite people who haven’t tried chillies before to add a little heavenly heat to their lives.



Why Visit Brighton Chillli Shop?


Visiting Brighton Chilli Shop is not just a shopping experience but an education in the wonderful world of chillies, if you want it to be. We are so enthusiastic about the flavoursome little fireballs that we will share everything we know in answer to any burning questions you may have. Maybe questions like these:


Are chillies good for you?


Chillies are extremely beneficial to your health, containing more vitamin c than an orange and more potassium than a banana. Not only that but they taste great and they can help you lose weight. So what’s not to love about chillies? Whether you opt for a hint of heat or take a blow-your-head-off walk on the wild side, Brighton Chilli Shop has it covered. Mild to wild, the choice is yours and we’re here to help you make it.


Recent research suggests that people who eat chillies live longer. Could it be that their love of chillies reflects their more passionate love of life? Or maybe the thrill of eating chillies invokes their passion. After all, some chillies are known for their aphrodisiac qualities. So in the words of the song, spice up your life! Even if you don’t live longer at least your life will be more zesty and exciting.


Can I try the products before buying?


The world of chillies can be a bewildering place it you’re not used to it. Even seasoned veterans can add to their repertoire as new chillies are being cultivated all the time. Every weekend we provide a range of tasters so you can experiment with different delicious sauces to find the heat level that is right for your palate. We always have something for you to try that will not break the bank, too. Right now we are letting customers buy the world’s hottest chilli, the Carolina Reaper for only £1.


Why this shop?


The Brighton Chilli Shop is unique in its focus on chilli products only. We offer chillies and chilli sauces and products from the four corners of the globe, but only the highest quality. Here you will find award-winning Brighton-made sauces alongside award-winners from Belize and Australia. Our customers are very warmly welcomed and encouraged to ask questions about all of our products. Want to know how to look after the plant you’re thinking of buying? Just ask. Want to grow your own plants and need advice on which seeds to choose from the 120 that we stock? Just ask. Want to know which chillies are the right ones for the dish you want to cook? Just ask. We are delighted to help you in any way we can. We scour the world for products that are ethically produced, choosing organic wherever possible.


We are into community building. Not only do we advise and serve you but sometimes our customers have chilli information to share with us, so it’s a win-win situation. That’s what we like, listening to our customers and creating community, both national and international. For example our Mexican customers told us what brands they love from back home and so we listened and stocked up on La Costena products. Through this mutual sharing many of our customers are more like friends -friends who are happy to support their local store. We would love to welcome you as one of them.


So, kick out the bland and add some heavenly heat to your life – you may even live longer – by visiting us very soon.



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