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Scoville unit or SHU is the common unit to reference how hot a particular pepper is.


Capsaicin is the component in peppers which is the primary component of the heat.


The Dragon's Breath pepper is rated at 2.48 million SHU.


The Carolina Reaper is rated at 2 million SHU.


The Trinidad Scorpion is rated at 1.2 million SHU.


The Ghost Pepper is rated at 1 million SHU.


The Habanero is rated at 350,000 SHU.


The Jalapeno is rated at 8.000 SHU.


Fermented sauces are unlike any of the typical retail hot sauces in that the flavor explodes.  This is due to the Lacto-Fermentation process.  Lactobacillus is a very good bacteria that is the key to this ancient method of food preservation.

  • Do they still have flavor?
    YES! Our sauces have won 55 awards for their unique balance of heat AND flavor.
  • Do I need to refrigerate after opening?
    You don’t have to, but to best preserve the sauces it’s a good idea to keep them cold.
  • How long does shipping take?
    All orders are shipped out within 24 hours (you could get lucky and your order will be shipped out the same day!) – Single bottles are shipped USPS First Class - two or more bottles are shipped USPS Priority 2 Day shipping.
  • Is Kerekes Farms Gluten Free/ Vegan?
    Yes! We only use the best ingredients for our products.
  • Does it come in a box?
    Yes! All of our products come in boxes, perfect for gifts.
  • What happens if a bottle breaks during shipping?
    Send us an email at with a picture of the package and your order number. We will ship out your replacement ASAP!
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