Sunset introduces Kaboom! Black jalapeno and Wild Wonders peppers

New peppers feature 'taste explosion' and 'super-sweet flavor'

First came Aloha. Then Shazam!. Now Sunset offers two new flavor innovations in the pepper category: Kaboom! black jalapeno and premium Wild Wonders peppers.

“Sunset is the fastest-growing pepper brand in the United States,” says Paul Mastronardi, President and CEO, and the fourth-generation family member to lead Mastronardi Produce. “Our latest offerings deliver the signature fresh flavor consumers are looking for.”

Kaboom! is a more full-flavored and juicier cousin to the traditional green jalapeno. It will make its North American debut at Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit Trade Show & EXPO next week in Anaheim, CA.

“Kaboom! packs a taste explosion, rather than the pure heat of traditional green jalapenos. They are the perfect complement to salads and nachos, and their dark color really stands out,” says celebrity chef Roger Mooking, Sunset’s Culinary Director.

Wild Wonders gourmet peppers combine super-sweet flavor and an alluring shape with the thrill of discovery. Consumers can expect to find a mix of red, yellow, orange, and brown peppers in each package.

“Wild Wonders peppers are deliciously sweet with no bitter aftertaste, so they lend themselves well to a variety of dishes,” says Mooking. “And they have barely any seeds, which makes for easy prep whether you stuff, grill, or slice them.”

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