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La Pimenterie is a Quebec company dedicated to creating, promoting and marketing quality, original and unique spicy products. We offer a wide range of products that have in common the fact that they are spicy, but first and foremost tasty! Our mission is to spread the passion for hot pepper. We deal directly with many suppliers to obtain fresh and local products. The team at La Pimenterie produces sauces in the heart of the Rosemont district in a traditional manner and is constantly creating new products!

About La Pimenterie

La Pimenterie was founded in 2016 by filmmaker Julien Fréchette with the support of his girlfriend, photographer Frédérique Ménard-Aubin. The idea for the company came to him while filming in a war zone while bullets were whistling around his head. It was there, near the front line, that he began to imagine assemblages of hot sauces to reassure himself a little. You can see his film here: https://www.onf.ca/film/ma-guerre/ and hear him talk about his experience here: https://ici.radio-canada.ca/premiere/emissions/faites-du-bruit/segments/chronique

Back in Montreal, he decided to take action. He buys hot peppers and spices and locks himself in his kitchen with the desire to create hot sauces that are different from the ones on the market. He approaches the creation of a hot sauce as if it were a work with an aromatic universe of its own. After a few months, he comes out with a range of 7 spicy sauces that he will make his entourage taste. The Pimenterie was born.Today, even though La Pimenterie is present on the shelves of more than 350 retailers and merchants across Quebec, we continue to concoct each sauce with the same passion and meticulousness that inhabits its creator. Each sauce is a blend of original and balanced flavours, where the spiciness finds its balance.  Respect for the ingredients and their quality is central to our creative process. We rely on a wide range of flavors to achieve surprising and delicious culinary agreements. Always passionate about documentaries, the head pepper farmer has travelled the world in the footsteps of the chilli pepper for the realization of his next film on the surprising story of the burning little fruit: Chiliheads. Soon on your screens!