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Belizean Hot Sauce & Culture Show
hrs Estimate Duration
Board your air-conditioned bus for an educational 60 minute ride through Belize's picturesque hinterlands, sightseeing as you travel along a portion of the fabled Pan American Highway. Your knowledgeable guide will keep you entertained with interesting tidbits of information concerning Belizean history and culture.
Before you know it you have arrived at the hot pepper sauce factory of Mrs. Marie Sharp. The pepper sauce factory is located on the edge of their sprawling farm where the actual peppers and other ingredients for their products are grown. While at the factory site, you will have a chance to watch a live performance of authentically dressed Garifunas, performing traditional drumming and dancing. This wonderfully choreographed extravaganza, with its powerful tribal drumming and melodious singing of the dancing Garifauna women, will leave you mesmerized and wanting more.
Now we are ready for the really hot stuff. The factory tour takes you from start to finish. You will see and learn what steps are required to turn raw materials into the flavorful and popular spicy hot sauce.
Mrs. Sharp's hot pepper sauce is world renowned, selling in North America, Europe, and Asia, including Japan. Mrs. Sharp's products include pepper sauce, jams and fruit juice concentrate, all of which you will have the opportunity to sample and purchase. You will also be able to purchase traditional Belizean snacks and/or the Belizean national dish or rice and beans and stewed chicken.
Need to Know:
Note: Participants must be at least 5 years of age and weigh no more than 300 lbs. Must be able to walk unassisted and negotiate 8 steps. Bring cash or credit card for purchase of food, drinks and souvenirs.
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Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
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