BanhoekChilli Oil……….A Kitchen Essential for the Spice Connoisseur
Handcrafted in the beautiful Banhoek Valley near Stellenbosch in South Africa, BanhoekChilli Oil is a premium grade, handmade chilli oil made from just two ingredients, the highest quality rapeseed oil and dried Thai Birdseye chillies. All-natural, no preservatives.
Besides delivering a smooth, neutral taste allowing the wonderful flavour of the chilli to come through, rapeseed oil has the lowest fat content of all the most commonly used oils, zero cholesterol and is high in beneficial omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Chillies are packed with vitamins C, E and K, are good for the digestion, can boost the immune system, help clear congestion, provide cardiovascular benefits, are a rich source of antioxidants and can help with weight loss.
Winner of a Great Taste 2019 award and with over 150 five stars. Amazon reviews from satisfied customers, our delicious oil has been specifically created to be a complement to a wide range of ingredients and to deliver just the right level of spice without compromising the flavours of the other elements. Goes with almost everything and consistently delivers that something special to stir fries, marinades, vegetarian and vegan cuisine, meat, fish, seafood, pasta, pizza, eggs – the only limit is your imagination!
Available via our online store at www.banhoekchillioil.co.uk, Amazon UK, thefoodmarket.com and selected stockists nationwide.
Vegan and officially both Kosher and Halal certified.
Located amid the beautiful Cape winelands, the team at Banhoek Chilli Oil are passionate about the environment. Our production processes have been carefully designed to minimise wastage, and we have ongoing recycling initiatives on-site in order to minimise our environmental footprint. Aside from relying on the sun to dry our chillies, as far as possible our production kitchens run on solar energy, and we are investigating future sources of geothermal power.
South Africa is a country with enormous inequality and social challenges, not least soaring unemployment levels. To provide as many employment opportunities as possible Banhoek Chilli Oil always favours human capital over automation.
The bulk of our employees are drawn from the disadvantaged communities of the Banhoek valley, and we always hire locally before looking further afield for specific skill-sets. Hiring locals helps to alleviate social issues in our immediate area, but also ensures staff can save on transport costs by walking to work.
We have also instituted an Emerging Farmers programme to uplift local growers. Our dream, our goal, is that eventually we will be able to purchase all of our chillies from the local community, contributing much needed secondary employment and income to the area.
Last, but certainly not least, we assist in the employment prospects of those in the local community by providing complimentary wireless internet access, as well as assistance with creating a curriculum vitae for job application, as required.
What our customers say:
As a chef specializing in Thai cuisine I would like to say that Banhoek Chilli oil is the best chilli oil I have ever used. Whilst still having a good bite it compliments and uplifts countless dishes rather than overpowering them. A WINNER on all fronts!!
This is, quite simply, the best chilli oil ever: it is light, delicious, bursting with flavour, and delivers just the right amount of punch. Perfect for cooking and drizzling on practically everything.
The best chilli oil on the market, a depth of taste and flavour that you just don’t get with other chilli oils.
Great balance of heat and flavour. An essential in every pantry.
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