"Tierra de Oro"
Santander de Quilichao is the name of a town 45 minutes south of Cali. It is believed that the word “Quilichao” comes from two words of the ancient pijao language: QUILICH (Soil) and AO (Gold), meaning “Tierra de Oro” or Golden Soil in English.
Corporate Social Responsibility
When buying PICANTOS hot peppers you are getting a product with a double added value. They are grown in the most sustainable way possible, making the environment our priority. The social value is also important because it is produced in small plots, creating new sources of income for the local families.