Secret Aardvark is Real Food.

It’s a choice we made from the very beginning: to use fresh ingredients like peppers, tomato, carrot, onion, and garlic instead of powders. No fillers and no BS. The result? THE FLAVOR THAT KICKS YOU IN THE MOUTH!TM

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The Hot Sauce that's Never An After Thought. Icons for plant-based, gluten-free, Non-GMO, dairy-free and no high fructose corn syrup.
Bottle of Habanero Hot Sauce, with Hot Ones logo.

Habanero Hot Sauce

Learn what dive bar denizens and DIY chefs alike have known for years: THIS is the one sauce to rule them all. The leader of the gang. That goes on any-thing and everything. Mild, sweet tomatoes and carrots melded with spicy habanero peppers. Perfect balance, baby. It’s the People’s Hot Sauce. Pour it on!

Bottle of Serrabanero Hot Sauce.

Serrabanero Green Hot Sauce

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A delicious blend of serrano and green habanero peppers (plus onions, tomatillos, and super-secret spices). Serrabanero is a flavor-forward green hot sauce that delivers tangy, lime brightness and a perfect burn that won’t melt your face. It’s an instant classic that’s sure to become your go-to table sauce.

Bottle of Smoky Chipotle Hot Sauce.

Smoky Chipotle-Hab Hot Sauce

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What do you get when you mix the smokiness of chipotle peppers with the spicy sweet-ness of habaneros? All the flavor and fun you expect from Aardvark! Put it on your tacos, add it to your eggs, or use it as a sassy alternative to BBQ sauce. Be unexpectedly inspired!

Bottle of Red Scorpion Hot Sauce.

Red Scorpion Hot Sauce

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This scorpion has a sting! The burn is right up front in this sauce that’s reminiscent of sriracha – but hotter and even tastier. We don’t sacrifice flavor for heat. Roasted tomatoes, carrots, and the fermented sharp sourness of scorpion peppers make for sizzling ooooh-mami. Let your mouth be your guide.

Bottle of Smoky Reaper Hot Sauce.

Reaper Smoked Hot Sauce

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Reaper heat meets Aardvark flavor. We combine spicy, smoked reaper peppers with applewood smoke and fire-roasted tomatoes. The result is a sauce that’s intense, surprisingly addictive, and utterly Aardvark. Treat your tastebuds to the happiest of burns. Hello, endorphins!

Marinades that invite culinary exploration. Symbols showing Dairy=free and no high fructose corn syrup.
Bottle of Drunken Garlic Black Bean Marinade.

Drunken Garlic Black Bean Sauce

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This Asian-inspired marinade and cooking sauce is a deli-cious companion for your favorite protein and a stellar stir fry sauce. Orange juice lends citrusy notes to this sweet-meets-savory, whisky-laced, soy sauce-based, garlicky blend. Drool-worthy gourmet in a bottle, in your kitchen.

Bottle of Drunken Jerk Jamaican Marinade

Drunken Jerk Jamaican Marinade

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Make the dream of instant dinner a reality with this mouth-blasting blend of habanero, thyme, allspice, garlic, onion, soy sauce, plus a nice drunken jolt of dark island rum. It’s a rich, complex jerk sauce right out of the bottle, no fuss—and chicken is just the beginning. Think big.


Secret Aardvark Trading Co. was founded in 2004 by creative and culinary genius Scott Moritz. His love of travel, surfing, music, and storytelling was matched only by his passion for discovering the flavors of the world. We began hocking sauce at Portland farmers’ markets. And now we’re in roadhouses, eateries, and groceries nation-wide and in seven other countries, proudly gracing tables where the food matters, but the décor might not.


  • Hot Ones, Season 4: Secret Aardvark Habanero Sauce featured in the #3 spot (in terms of hotness)
  • Jimmy Fallon: Called out Secret Aardvark Hot Sauce on The Tonight Show
  • Taco Bell: Nationwide collab featuring Secret Aardvark’s Nacho Fries
  • Iron Chef Michael Symon called our signature Habanero Sauce: “The Greatest Hot Sauce Ever.”
  • Man v. Food: Can Adam Beat the “Great Balls Of Fire Challenge”?
  • Huff Post: 13 Gourmet Hot Sauces for The Food Lover In Your Life
  • USA Today: 15 Products under $40 That Totally Changed My Life
  • CNN: The Spiciest Foods Amazon Reviewers Are Obsessed With
  • Food and Wine: The Best Hot Sauces You Haven’t Tried Yet

Your right-hand sauce, beside your plate, ready to send any meal over the top.

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