Tag: Huy Fong Foods

Sriracha Wars Finally End, People of Irwindale Told to Suck It Up

May 29, 2014 // 12:43 pm

The past 9 months have been a nightmare for the Huy Fong Foods Sriracha factory. Last year, the city of Irwindale, California hit them with a lawsuit, claiming the chili odor emanating from the plant caused residents to suffer from burning eyes and irritated throats. A month…

[FIRST LOOK] Foodbeast Discovers What the Sriracha Factory Actually Looks Like Inside, Sadly No Oompa Loompas

February 14, 2014 // 8:21 am

Last week, Huy Fong Foods Inc. released a public invitation inviting fans to tour their Willy Wonka Sriracha Factory. Located in Irwindale, Calif., the 650,00 square-foot factory has finally opened it’s doors to the masses.

Over the last few years, it’s no secret that Sriracha gained a die-hard cult following…

Huy Fong Foods Invites Fans to Visit 650,000 Sq Ft Sriracha Mecca

February 6, 2014 // 1:04 pm

Die-hard Sriracha fans, here’s some exceptionally good news: Huy Fong Foods is inviting fans to visit their famed factory. Yes, the same factory that fell into a heated legal battle with the city of Irwindale, CA when nearby residents claimed the plant’s glorious odor was causing burning

Apocalypse Avoided: Sriracha to Resume Shipments in Late January

January 8, 2014 // 12:19 pm

It looks like everyone can breathe now, well except Irwindale residents: Sriracha will begin its shipping process later this month. There’s seems to be a light at the end of this unbearable 30-day tunnel for the beloved hot sauce, after all.

The troubles for Huy Fong Foods, manufacturer of…

Time to Panic: Sriracha Shipment on Halt Until Mid-January

December 12, 2013 // 12:29 pm

Shipment of everyone’s beloved Sriracha will be on halt until mid-January.  Huy Fong Foods has been on lock ever since the California Department of Public Health began to implement stricter guidelines for the company’s production. Since their sauces are ground fresh and not cooked, batches of Sriracha, Chili Garlic and Sambal…

City Sues Sriracha, Complains the Factory’s Glorious Odor is Irritating Residents

October 29, 2013 // 12:35 pm

A Sriracha factory in Irwindale, California may be forced to shut down due to nearby residents complaining of burning eyes, irritated throats and headaches caused by the pungent chili odor emanating from the plant. 

The city filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court Monday, requesting a halt to production at…

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