Created by David “Mad Dog” Ashley, the sauce lays claim to being the world’s hottest, boasting a tongue-singeing 750,000 scoville heat units. These units indicate the amount of capsaicin present in a sauce with capsaicin being the heat-producing component in chili peppers.
Lowell Sun, October 8, 2001 Long lines, hot food: Pig ‘n’ Pepper’s back in town Westford — Australia native Paul MacKay looked out from behind his sizzling grill — jam-packed with ribs and chicken — at the throng that packed the 4-H Fairgrounds yesterday for the 10th annual Pig ‘n’ Pepper festival. “I notice that [...]
Dedham, Mass., March 5, 1999—Last year, the question of which hot sauce delivers the most heat was answered when Mad Dog Inferno earned the title of “The World’s Hottest Sauce.” Looking back, David Ashley, President of Ashley Food Company said, “Ever since I made my first batch, I knew Mad Dog Inferno was a scorcher [...]