Celebrating Chocolate and Chiles!

Since its Chocolate month and Valentine’s, did you know the Aztecs were the first to serve chocolate as a drink? They mixed it with hot chili peppers, a crop Arizona is known for growing really well, to make their chocolate drink spicy hot!

Much of Arizona’s chili pepper seed for growing is used in New Mexico. Arizona is known for developing high-quality seed for planting for our chili farmers.

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