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Supporting students in need

Inspired by a 2016 student-run holiday auction that demonstrated huge demand for his homemade hot sauce, President Houshmand turned his gardening hobby into a fundraiser for students.

In 2017, the University began producing and selling Houshmand’s Hazardous Hot Sauce, with all proceeds benefiting the Rowan University Student Emergency Scholarship Fund.

The president grows the hottest varieties of peppers and other vegetables on the West Campus Farm with help from students. Dr. Houshmand himself leads all the gardening work.

The effort has directly and indirectly led to millions of dollars in donations to the University, with online customers ordering from as far away as Japan and Australia.

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Flavors & Swag

Houshmand’s Hazardous Hot Sauce, apparel and gifts are also available at Barnes & Noble Rowan University Bookstore on Rowan Blvd. in Glassboro, New Jersey.

Ali's Nasty Jar

Ali's Nasty ( The Original ) - NEW BOTTLE!

Price: $10

Size: 5.8 oz. (165 g.) bottle

When he was first asked how it tastes, President Houshmand could only describe it as “nasty hot!” The original Houshmand’s Hazardous Hot Sauce is great for adding a peppery kick to just about anything. Still with no water added and now in a super-fine blend in our new easy-pour bottle.

Ingredients: Peppers (Long Hot, Beaver Dam, Jalapeño, Thai and Serrano), vinegar, olive oil, salt, garlic, spices. No water added.
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Ali's NastyLicious Jar

Nastylicious - NEW BOTTLE!

Price: $10

Size: 5.8 oz. (165 g.) bottle

If you have to ask “How hot is it?” then it might be too hot for you. For everyone else: Nastylicious is a rich mix of hot and even hotter peppers including chiles that President Houshmand grows from seed and harvests by hand. There’s no water added, so the pepper flavor is intense and pure. Now, in a super-fine blend in our new easy-pour bottle.​

Ingredients: Peppers (Habaneros, Long Hot, Beaver Dam), vinegar, olive oil, salt, garlic, spices.
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Ali's Nasty

Nastyvicious - NEW BOTTLE!

Price: $15 (exclusive peppers, extremely limited stock!)

Size: 5.8 oz. (165 g.) bottle

The President’s secret recipe reaches its maximum flavor blast with some of the world’s hottest peppers that he grows from seed and harvests by hand. This scorching, savory, small batch hot sauce is limited to the select harvest available each season and its special price boosts support for scholarships. Get ready for some extreme heat now in a super-fine blend in our easy-pour bottle.

Ingredients: Peppers (Habanero, Scotch Bonnet, Devil’s Tongue, Ghost, Carolina Reaper, Scorpion Moruga, 7 Pot Primo, Scorpion Butch), vinegar, olive oil, seasonings, salt. No water added.
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3-jar Variety Gift Package

Price: $20

Three 2 oz. jars, one of each flavor

All three Houshmand’s Hazardous flavors in 2 oz. jars, perfect for a little something for hot sauce lovers, from brave to crazy. Get your Ali’s Nasty, Nastylicious and Nastyvicious packaged together with the story of the president’s project to help needy students.

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Houshmand’s Hazardous Pick Your Poison Pepper Tour T-shirt

Houshmand’s Hazardous Bonesaw Brew T-shirt

Price: $15

100 percent ringspun cotton, brown, adult S, M, L, XL, XXL

Grab our newest shirt and wear it even if you didn’t get to taste the limited edition brown ale brewed with our habanero-based sauce and fresh raspberries. The cozy cotton long-sleeve shows off our partnership with Bonesaw Brewing Co. and your support for students.

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Houshmand’s Hazardous Pick Your Poison Pepper Tour T-shirt

Price: $15

50 poly/50 cotton, grey heather, adult S, M, L, XL, XXL

Our newest shirt features design on the front and back, with peppers in Houshmand’s Hazardous Hot Sauces and their Scoville ratings from Long Hots to Carolina Reaper. Promo your favorite peppers for a good cause!

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Houshmand’s Hazardous Hot Head T-shirt

Houshmand’s Hazardous Hot Head T‑shirt

Price: $15

All-cotton, grey heather, adult S, M, L, XL, XXL

Our most popular shirt features President Houshmand, the face of Houshmand’s Hazardous, fired up to help students.

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Houshmand’s Hazardous Logo T-shirt

Houshmand’s Hazardous Logo T-shirt

Price: $15

50 poly/50 cotton grey heather, adult S, M, L, XL, XXL

Wear your hot sauce courage boldly or just look like you can take the heat with this exclusive brand t-shirt (and know that you’re supporting scholarships for students in need).

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Apron with Houshmand's hazordous logo on it.

Houshmand’s Hazardous Logo Apron

Price: $25

All cotton, one size

Get our stylish version of HAZMAT kitchen gear for yourself or your favorite hot sauce fan with this exclusive Houshmand’s Hazardous Hot Sauce apron. Mess-defying black, with adjustable neck strap and two roomy pockets.

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Houshmand’s Hazardous Logo Pint Glass

Houshmand’s Hazardous Logo Pint Glass

Price: $10

Deep-etched 16 oz. glass

Beat the heat with your favorite thirst-quencher in this high-quality glassware, laser-etched with the Houshmand’s Hazardous logo (shown filled to highlight the art). Dishwasher-safe.

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Houshmand’s Hazardous Logo Mug

Houshmand’s Hazardous Logo Mug

Price: $10

Colorful 15 oz. ceramic

Sip a drink or spoon out soup or chili from this bistro-style mug and show your support for students and Houshmand’s Hazardous. The large handle makes it comfortable for both small and large hands. Dishwasher-safe.

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    Thanks for expertise and support from colleagues at:

    Rutgers Food Innovation Center, Bridgeton, New Jersey

    Cornell University Food and Brand Lab, Ithaca, New York

    New Mexico State University Chile Pepper Institute, Las Cruces, New Mexico

    Verchio's Produce Market

    Chickie's & Pete’s

    Contact us

    Have questions about Houshmand’s Hazardous Hot Sauce or Rowan University? Call or e-mail:
    Office of the President: 856-256-4100
    officeofthepresident@rowan.edu

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