The Full Story

Johnny Hexburg 

Johnny Hexburg is a chilli sauce range with a story.
How did we get to call our sauces Johnny Hexburg
Since our son was 3 he was into fishing and the outdoors. Give him a stick, a brick and a
piece of rope and he could play for hours. He was [and still is] a Bear Grylls fanatic. So,
whenever he was playing outside, pretending to be Bear Grylls or in the army, he always had
his counter-part Johnny Hexburg with him. His army men was named Johnny Hexburg. His rock
band was named Johnny Hexburg, everything was Johnny Hexburg.
When we asked him where he got the name from, he answered “I made it up”
This is how Johnny Hexburg became a household name to us and this was the inspiration of
the Johnny Hexburg chilli sauce range.
As parents we had a discussion with him and asked him for 'permission' to use his name for the
sauces. We are trying to teach him [8 years old now] how to be an entrepreneur. He is
actively involved at Farmer markets with selling the sauces.

Follow our Journey here - how we started.
Our vision
This range of chilli sauces is the most comprehensive range you will find. It is indeed one the
most sought after sauces in the market due to the unique blend of chillies, spices and herbs.
Traditional and authentic taste is our main goal and the Johnny Hexburg range is exceptionally
flavoured with taste to really stand out.
Our range of artisan chilli sauces originated from family recipes & self developed recipes, made with fresh ingredients and is surprisingly full of flavour & aroma!
Not one of the sauces resembles another in taste, all unique with their own characteristics
and flavour profiles.

What we do

Johnny Hexburg is handmade in South Africa, with South African grown chillies.

We make small batches at a time to ensure you receive the best quality. Our recipes are created by ourselves to compliment the natural flavor of each chilli. 

Since being established in 2016, Johnny Hexburg Chillies has been known for an unparalleled commitment to customer satisfaction. It’s this standard of excellence that has provided the impetus for us to grow into the business we are today.

We are a home based business. We cook our own sauces, we bottle, label and seal every single bottle ourselves. This is a quality we do not want to give up to become a commercial business,. This way you are guaranteed top quality products every time.  We continuously strive to deliver perfect hand crafted products.

We are the leader in home made,  hand crafted hot sauces in Africa.


We believe that the customer always comes first - and that means exceptional products and exceptional services. Get in touch today to learn more about what we have to offer.


Cape Town, South Africa



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