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Green Mango,Tamarind,Raisin & Ginger w Fruitwood Smoked Red Habanero
Green Mango,Tamarind,Raisin & Ginger w Fruitwood Smoked Red Habanero
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WSNC (Winston Salem, NC) 90.5 NPR INTERVIEW OF MAYA MIKE
WSNC (Winston Salem, NC) 90.5 NPR INTERVIEW OF MAYA MIKE

 

90.5 WSNC NPR Interview, Ben Donnelly, Triad in Focus Show - October 28th, 2016

Triad City Beat Article - https://triad-city-beat.com/2016/08/habanero-heat-comes-full-circle-25-years/

                     

 

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RECENT MEDICAL ARTICLE OF INTEREST

1. “Capsaicin had a profound anti-proliferative effect on human prostate cancer cells in culture,” said Sören Lehmann, MD, PhD, visiting scientist at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai and the UCLA School of Medicine. “It also dramatically slowed the development of prostate tumors formed by those human cell lines grown in mouse models.”

Lehmann estimated that the dose of pepper extract fed orally to the mice was equivalent to giving 400 milligrams of capsaicin three times a week to a 200 pound man, roughly equivalent to between three and eight fresh habañero peppers – depending on the pepper’s capsaicin content. Habañeros are the highest rated pepper for capsaicin content according to the Scoville heat index. Habañero peppers, which are native to the Yucatan, typically contain up to 300,000 Scoville units. The more popular Jalapeño variety from Oaxaca, Mexico, and the southwest United States, contains 2,500 to 5,000 Scoville units.

2. " Compared with those who ate spicy foods less than once a week, those who consumed spicy foods almost every day had a 14% lower risk of death. Inverse associations were also observed for deaths due to cancer, ischemic heart diseases, and respiratory diseases. The associations were consistent in men and women."

 Research

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3942 (Published 04 August 2015) BMJ 2015;351:h3942

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Risks and challenges

In 1988, I imported into the United States the first line of habanero pepper sauces to achieve national distribution. I thoroughly understand and appreciate the challenges and obstacles of importing and specialty food marketing.

A fundamental risk to our project and other similar projects, is an inability to produce an acceptable finished product.

By working with strong manufacturers who possess a solid track record and history, we greatly reduce the chances of failing to deliver a product.

Because we are coordinating multiple variables and depending upon the fulfillment of raw materials from numerous vendors, delivery time is a challenge on projects. And because we choose to work with fresh ingredients in our recipes, we know how weather and conditions can impact the variability and volume of our products. That's why we added sufficient time to the delivery schedule to accommodate for unforeseen circumstances.

Importantly, maintaining a low cost of goods and allowing ample room for forecasting corrections is key when establishing rewards. The price levels here should be appropriate and sufficient to cover the carefully constructed offerings and adequately provide for project success. No further approval is required before our rewards will be distributed.

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    $5 Buck Chuck (or Mike)

    Want to support the cause and show your love? Every penny and new backer is fundamental to our success.

    Backers that select this reward will receive a surprise! If we exceed our budget and stretch goal, this reward will pay off!

    Grateful for any and all support!

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    3 BOTTLE'S of Sauce 1.6 oz (50 ml)

    For your pledge, you will receive:

    3 MINI BOTTLE's, (50ml, 1.6 oz.)
    Belizean Habanero Pepper sauce.

    Small batch, Farm-to-bottle, made with hand-harvested raw fruits, raw vegetables, roots, and raw herbs hand-crafted just for this project to whet your appetite.

    (Choose three of the following: you will receive a survey to make your selection)
    1) Carrot-based habanero pepper sauce,
    2) Fruitwood smoked carrot-based sauce
    3) Prickly pear-based green habanero sauce
    4) Orange pulp-based orange habanero sauce

    PLUS, get this BONUS: "Belizean Beans & Rice Secret" RECIPE

    Get your hot hands on this secret Belizean home recipe.

    Thank you for your support of the new Maya Mike line of mindful products!

    We are grateful for your consideration :)

    Includes:
    • 1.6 OZ (50 ml) SAUCE
    • "Secret" Belizean Recipe Card mailed to you!
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    5 for $50

    For your pledge, you will receive:

    1 x (5 oz) Bottle of Belizean Habanero Pepper sauce +
    4 x (1.6 oz.) MINI BOTTLES of Belizean habanero pepper sauce, hand crafted just for this project, to enhance your cuisine!

    (You choose from 4 different flavors: you will receive a survey to make your selection)

    You can choose from the following:
    1) Carrot-based habanero pepper sauce,
    2) Fruitwood smoked carrot-based sauce
    3) Prickly pear-based green habanero sauce
    4) Orange pulp-based orange habanero sauce

    Thank you for your support of the new Maya Mike line of mindful products!

    We are grateful for your consideration :)

    Includes:
    • 1.6 OZ (50 ml) SAUCE
    • 5 OZ (148 ml) PEPPER SAUCE
    • "Secret" Belizean Recipe Card mailed to you!
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    Pledge $99 or more About $99

    EARLYBIRD IS THE WORD - FEED ME SEYMOUR

    EARLYBIRD SPECIAL

    For your pledge, you will receive:

    5 Sauces for your Culinary enjoyment hand crafted just for this project.

    Ever wish you could rain Benjamin's?

    Well you can make it rain pepper sauce on your next cookout or gathering and wow everyone's taste buds with a fine selection of pepper sauces.

    You will receive one from the following:
    1) Carrot-based habanero, 5 oz.
    2) Fruitwood smoked carrot-based, 5 oz.
    3) Prickly pear-based green habanero, 5 oz.
    4) Orange pulp-based orange habanero, 5 oz.
    5) Belizean BBQ sauce, 10 oz.

    Thank you for your support of the new Maya Mike line of mindful products!

    We are grateful for your consideration :)

    Includes:
    • 5 OZ (148 ml) PEPPER SAUCE
    • 10 OZ (296 ML) BELIZEAN BBQ SAUCE
    • "Secret" Belizean Recipe Card mailed to you!
    • Hanes Brand "Nano" Cotton T-Shirt Maya Mike logo on front
    • Hot Sauce Nation: America's Burning Obsession by Denver Nicks
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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    BELIZEAN BENJAMIN'S

    For your pledge, you will receive:

    The following sauces for your culinary enjoyment hand crafted just for this project.

    Ever wish you could rain Benjamin's?

    Well you can make it rain pepper sauce on your next cookout or gathering and wow everyone's taste buds with a fine selection of pepper sauces.

    You will receive one each of the following:
    1) Carrot-based habanero, 5 oz.
    2) Fruitwood smoked carrot-based, 5 oz.
    3) Prickly pear-based green habanero, 5 oz.
    4) Orange pulp-based orange habanero, 5 oz.
    5) Belizean BBQ sauce, 10 oz.

    Thank you for your support of the new Maya Mike line of mindful products!

    We are grateful for your consideration :)

    Includes:
    • 5 OZ (148 ml) PEPPER SAUCE
    • 10 OZ (296 ML) BELIZEAN BBQ SAUCE
    • 1.6 OZ (50 ml) SAUCE
    • "Secret" Belizean Recipe Card mailed to you!
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    Ships to Only certain countries
    Limited 22 backers
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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    BELIZEAN FEAST

    For your pledge, you will receive:

    You will receive the following quantities of your selection from:
    1) Carrot-based habanero, 5 oz.
    2) Fruitwood smoked carrot-based, 5 oz.
    3) Prickly pear-based green habanero, 5 oz.
    4) Orange pulp-based orange habanero, 5 oz.
    5) Belizean BBQ sauce, 10 oz.

    Thank you for your support of the new Maya Mike line of mindful products!

    We are grateful for your consideration :)

    Includes:
    • 24× 5 OZ (148 ml) PEPPER SAUCE
    • 24× 10 OZ (296 ML) BELIZEAN BBQ SAUCE
    • 48× 1.6 OZ (50 ml) SAUCE
    • "Secret" Belizean Recipe Card mailed to you!
    • Authentic Belizean Recipe Deck
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    Ships to Only certain countries
    Limited 1 backer
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    Pledge $2,999 or more About $2,999

    Belizean Jungle & Beach EXPEDITION

    Take your own culinary journey and Discover Maya paradise in Belize.

    Explore Belize for 8 days and 7 nights, all accommodations and transportation provided including many delicious meals and amazing excursions, after your arrival in Belize City.

    YOU arrange your travel to and from Belize, we take care of all the rest.

    Belize offers exciting adventure possibilities to explore pristine beaches, marine life, lush tropical rainforest, exotic flora and fauna, adding to a perfect blend of an exhilarating beach and jungle vacation. This Belize Beach & Jungle Vacation package is designed to provide the excitement of exploring an exchange in the scenery for three nights at Sleeping Giant Rainforest Lodge, an intimate boutique resort nestled in the beautiful foothills of the Mayan Mountains and 4 nights at Villa Margarita, located on the sandy beaches of Hopkins Village in Southern Belize.

    Includes:
    • 8 Days / 7 Nights Belizean Jungle/Beach Package (Factory Tour)
    • 24× 1.6 OZ (50 ml) SAUCE
    • 12× 10 OZ (296 ML) BELIZEAN BBQ SAUCE
    • 24× 5 OZ (148 ml) PEPPER SAUCE
    • Hanes Brand "Nano" Cotton T-Shirt Maya Mike logo on front
    • Hot Sauce Nation: America's Burning Obsession by Denver Nicks
    • "Secret" Belizean Recipe Card mailed to you!
    • Authentic Belizean Recipe Deck
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    0 backers
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    Pledge $2,999 or more About $2,999

    YOU CAN TOUCAN BELIZEAN BIRDING TRIP

    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL - 4999.00 VALUE

    Belize is home to some 618 species of resident and migratory birds. With varied ecosystems ranging from coastal mangroves and swamps; to isolated barrier-reef cayes; to dense tropical rainforest and clear, open savannahs, Belize is a wonderful destination for avid bird-watchers and amateurs alike.

    Take your own culinary journey and Discover Maya paradise in Belize.

    Explore Belize for 8 days and 7 nights, all accommodations and transportation provided including many delicious meals and amazing excursions, after your arrival in Belize City.

    YOU arrange your travel to and from Belize, we take care of all the rest.

    Belize offers exciting adventure possibilities to explore pristine beaches, marine life, lush tropical rainforest, exotic flora and fauna, adding to a perfect blend of an exhilarating beach and jungle vacation. This Belize Beach & Jungle Vacation package is designed to provide the excitement of exploring an exchange in the scenery for three nights at Sleeping Giant Rainforest Lodge, an intimate boutique resort nestled in the beautiful foothills of the Mayan Mountains and 4 nights at Villa Margarita, located on the sandy beaches of Hopkins Village in Southern Belize.

    Includes:
    • 8 Days / 7 Nights Belizean Jungle/Beach Package (Factory Tour)
    • 24× 1.6 OZ (50 ml) SAUCE
    • 12× 10 OZ (296 ML) BELIZEAN BBQ SAUCE
    • 24× 5 OZ (148 ml) PEPPER SAUCE
    • Hanes Brand "Nano" Cotton T-Shirt Maya Mike logo on front
    • Hot Sauce Nation: America's Burning Obsession by Denver Nicks
    • "Secret" Belizean Recipe Card mailed to you!
    • Authentic Belizean Recipe Deck
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    Reward no longer available 1 backer
    $

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Funding period

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