Company Overview

Established:
2016
Description:
Fresh, handcrafted, vegan and gluten-free hot sauce made daily in the New York area
Founders:
Sufia Hossain
Head Office:
New York, NY
Industry:
Food & Drink, Wellness
Stockists:
Chelsea Market Basket, Kalustyan’s, Orchard Grocer, Westerly Natural Market, Garden of Eden, Food Cellar Market, Stinky BKLYN, Food Town Williamsburg, Organic Planet & Pharmacy, Mekelbur’s, W.B Mason, and the official hot sauce of WeWork

About

Silly Chilly is committed to working solely with local farmers in NJ and NY to source peppers and create small batches of vegan and gluten-free hot sauces. Silly Chilly Hot Sauces do not contain any additives, sugar, or synthetic chemicals. Most importantly, all flavors are made with organic apple cider vinegar, which is well known for its variety of health benefits and adds a unique touch to their concoctions. Silly Chilly’s line also includes a tangy condiment made of fresh mangoes, mustard oil and spices: Silly Chilly Mango Achar.

Three Vegan & Gluten Free Flavors:

1) Fresh Mango and Sweet Peppers – mild

2) Serrano & Chipotle – hot

3) Habanero – super hot


Founder

Sufia Hossain – Founder

Sufia Hossain opened Silly Chilly’s doors in 2016 after a robust career in fashion left her looking for a new challenge. An FIT grad, Sufia was inspired to get into the hot sauce game after noticing that were not many healthy options for those that like to turn up the heat but keep it clean. Once she broke into the industry, she became further determined to succeed when she noticed the distinct lack of female entrepreneurs working alongside her. What may seem like a strange career change is rooted in Sufia’s childhood; she grew up as a first-generation Bangladeshi immigrant and was therefore constantly immersed in the rich and spicy flavors of South Asian cuisines.

Sufia lives in Queens, NY and is constantly on the run, doing everything from teaching hot sauce masterclasses to travelling around the NY area to oversee all aspects over her business. She dreams of one day winning the national prize of “healthiest hot sauce”.


Contact Information

Address:
New York, NY
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Press Releases


Press Articles

Hot Sauce with a fashionable pedigree
New York Times

Sufia Hossain, a native of Bangladesh who worked in fashion in New York, turned a career corner and decided to make hot sauces.

FACES: Sufia H. — Silly Chilly Hot Sauce
H Mag

Hot sauce is so hot right now—some sauces are hotter than others…

Outdoor Manhattan food markets Broadway Bites and Mad. Sq. Eats are back this week
amNEWYORK

Outdoor food markets Broadway Bites and Mad. Sq. Eats return this week, with the former already open for business with 11 new booths for the 2018 season — and the promise of free eats.


Customer Testimonials

“I loved that you can taste the hint of garlic in the mango pepper sauce.”

“The heat [in the Habanero] comes slowly but it’s powerful!”

“I really liked the smokiness…”


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