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Gregory Muenker
Spiciest Peppers in the World

Spiciest Peppers in the World

Spiciest Peppers in the World No doubt, there are thousands of spicy peppers across the planet.  New peppers are created or discovered every year. At Hot Monkey Nuts, we use some of the World’s Spiciest Peppers. You can find the hottest chili peppers in our 3 hottest flavors:  Curry Up! I’m on Fire has the Ghost Pepper, the Hot-Winged Reaper has Carolina Reaper pepper, and the Black Widow’s Bite has 8 peppers, including the Ghost pepper, Carolina Reaper pepper, and the Trinidad Scorpion pepper. The INSANE heat level of our Black Widow’s Bite comes from using the world’s hottest peppers.    ...

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Gregory Muenker
Who is George Douglas Monkey?

Who is George Douglas Monkey?

Who is George Douglas Monkey? Creating a logo is one of the most excruciating and time-consuming parts of starting a new business.  Getting it right or wrong can make or break a company. It must be clear, unique, memorable, meaningful, and also match the tone of the company.  We went through several iterations of a monkey character before we found THE ONE.   Our first logo was a clip art we got off the internet back in 2005 and we used photoshop to make a “fancy” label.  Looking at it now, it was a grainy mess.  We tried a mascot-type logo,...

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Gregory Muenker
The Health Benefits of (Spicy) Peanuts

The Health Benefits of (Spicy) Peanuts

We all yearn for that morning glow.  That feeling of being alive.  In order to maintain that peak energy, some reach for coffee, others for tea or even energy drinks.  However, if you are in need for long-term sustained energy that also provides many other key benefits, then look no further than the peanut, or better yet, the “spicy peanut”. Key Reasons to Start Including Peanuts in Your Daily Regimen Sustained Energy Throughout the Day.  At around 8g per serving, peanuts have more hunger-satisfying protein than any other nut.  They are an ultimate plant-based protein source.  This means that you’ll...

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Gregory Muenker
Why We Love Hot Monkey Nuts (and You Should Too!)

Why We Love Hot Monkey Nuts (and You Should Too!)

Hot Monkey Nuts was created out of a craving for snacks that were not only spicy, but that tasted good too.

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