Dear The Love of Chilies Fans, I’m Anna Yukiko Bickenbach and the newest member to The Love of Chilies family. I was very fortunate to grow up as a “Third Culture Kid,” lucky to call myself an American-Okinawan, and that I am able to live in Berlin, Germany. It is my determination to help scale [...]
Today, we are pleased to announce the arrival of our new harvest at The Love of Chilies. This means that lots of new, fiery, red-hot, freeze-dried chilies are now available in our store. A few days ago, the Chinese Lunar Year festivities ended, which heralded the new Year of the Monkey. But 2016 is not [...]
Dear Chili Friends, we have had our ups and downs in Chililand in the last weeks, with some exciting developments such as a postal strike and two very positive newspaper reviews which led to a surge in demand. The final result was that we ran out of our supplies. Not a single aromatic chili fragment [...]
Dear Chili Friends, bad news… we are sold out and are now waiting for a new batch of chilies to be ready. Watch this space, we will send a big update over our newsletter (on the bottom of our home page), Twitter and Facebook as soon as we are in stock again. We went through quite [...]
Dear Chili Friends, it took longer than we thought, but it was well worth the wait. The 2014 The Love of Chilies harvest is here, ready to spice up your taste buds. We feel that this harvest was the most flavorful and spicy ever. But we think this every year, when we have nature’s rich [...]
New chilies from the 2014 season are being picked at the Finca La Sarantontona. When all is ready, freeze-drying and packaging will start. For this reason, we have only one message to all of you… please be patient. We have run out of tins and have only a few refill packs left, but in September, [...]
18.05.2014 · What a great experience to have been part of Next Organic Berlin’s Culinary Kiosk today
An exciting day is ending. The Love of Chilies was featured today at the Culinary Kiosk of the Next Organic Berlin event. It was definitely not your usual, dull trade fair. We had truly inspiring conversations with very valuable feedback about our freeze-dried, spicy rings. Today was all about inspiring people who care about sustainable [...]
We are excited and honored that The Love of Chilies will be featured at two fantastic events in Berlin in the next weeks: At the “Startup Crunch Time 2” in the o2 World, and then at the Next Organic Berlin food fair. The “Startup Crunch Time 2” at o2 World is hosted by the crowd [...]
At The Love of Chilies, we are always on the lookout for new and interesting facts about chilies. There have been many reports in recent years about the health benefits of chilies. In this blog post, we summarize the articles we have found the most interesting in the past weeks, discussing health effects of chilies. [...]
€2 From Each Purchased Black Tin of The Love of Chilies Helps Pay Donkey Paloma’s Dental Bill We love chilies and we love animals. One of our favorites is the donkey Paloma. Paloma is 23 years old. She had a very distressed past. Paloma was found suffering in the sun without water in a crater [...]
Josefina Petrus and
Anna Yukiko Bickenbach
We love chilies; both of us from childhood. Our backgrounds could not have been more different. Josefina accompanied her parents on trips to India. Anna grew up on three continents, including on the island of Okinawa, where chilies are soaked in sake.
Both of us have had the opportunity to do many fantastic things. Josefina has produced films, coached basketball, worked for the charity platform Betterplace.org and served as a Board Member of a British school. Anna plays serious volleyball and co-founded the ecological platform Ecotastic.
We don’t like to compromise… if it is possible to have the best quality, why do for less. And we casually relish chilies like others do candy.
For press information and downloadable pictures please visit our press area.
The Love of Chilies UG
Managing Directors: Josefina Petrus
and Anna Yukiko Bickenbach
Lietzenburger Strasse 53
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