Frank's RedHot®

History of Wings

Frank's RedHot and Wings Have History

The rich heritage of Frank's RedHot dates back to 1918 when pepper
farmer Adam Estilette partnered with Jacob Frank in New Iberia,
Louisiana, to create a sauce perfectly spiced with the rich flavor of
cayenne peppers. Two years later, in 1920, the first bottle of Frank's
RedHot Sauce emerged from Estilette's pickling plant.

Picture: Jacob Frank in his 20s

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Frank Tea and Spice Company founded by Jacob Frank near the banks of the Ohio River in Cincinnati, Ohio.

1920

Frank's Louisiana RedHot Sauce was born.

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1964

FRANK'S REDHOT® Cayenne Pepper Sauce was used as the secret ingredient for the first ever Buffalo Wings in Buffalo, New York, putting it on the map and starting the flavour craze that has led to consumers obsession with all things Buffalo-flavour.

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2003

FRANK'S REDHOT® leads the way to Latin flavours by introducing FRANK'S REDHOT®Chile 'n Lime Hot Sauce. A tangy twist with original Cayenne flavour blended with lime and cumin.



2009

FRANK'S REDHOT® also introduces the world to “Ethel,” a mischievous octogenarian and avid fan of FRANK'S® REDHOT®. Ethel spreads her gospel everywhere she goes by declaring “I Put That $#!t on Everything!”

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2010

FRANK'S REDHOT® explores the world of international flavours by announcing their new FRANK’S REDHOT® Sweet Chili® Sauce, a zesty, full-bodied Thai-inspired sauce that’s a slightly sweet, full-bodied alternative to traditional hot sauces.

2014

FRANK'S REDHOT® expands its already strong portfolio of international flavours to include FRANK’S REDHOT® Slammin’ Sriracha™ Chili Sauce. Drench your taste buds with bright heat from the perfect blend of sun-kissed chili pepper and jalapeño, balanced by a slight tanginess and a hint of smoke.

2015

Canada’s favourite Wing Sauce is now brought to you by Canada’s favourite Hot Sauce brand. Frank’s RedHot Stingin’ Honey Garlic is the classic taste of honey garlic sauce kicked up a notch with spicy cayenne pepper.

2016

Inspired by the popularity of Asian flavours, FRANK'S REDHOT® introduces Spicy Sweet & Sour and General Tso's Sauces in a convenient squeeze bottle. A delicious easy way to create your favourite Asian dishes at home.

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