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The Best Award Winning Hot Sauces of 2019, and Beyond

Posted in Articles by Josh Winn | Updated January 6th, 2020


Hot sauce bottles in a golden trophy, held aloft by a magnificent anteater, standing atop a pile of hot peppers. Representing the best award winning hot sauces of the year.
Illustration by Bonnie Zemantic

Looking for all of this year's award-winning hot sauces all in one place? We've gathered a list of the winners from the biggest and longest running national competitions.

View the Best Award Winning Hot Sauces of the Year »

The list includes the #1 winners from:

  1. The Scovies - National Fiery Foods Show

  2. Screaming Mi Mi Awards - NYC Hot Sauce Expo

  3. Fiery Food Challenge (Golden Chile) - ZestFest

  4. World Hot Sauce Awards

We'll be updating this during 2020 and every year going forward, and will be adding in some previous years to the archive over time. If you're looking to find a new sauce to try, or to give someone as a gift, you can't go wrong with any of these.