DEFCON-versations – Dec. ’15

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John “The Creator” Dilley

Welcome back to the second installation of the Defcon Sauces op-ed piece. I am your glorious host, John Dilley, Dark Overlord of Defcon Sauces, purveyors of the time-tested, time-proven best Wing Sauces, Habanero Horseradishes and Dry Rubs this planet has to offer. Check out and stock up, after all, it is football season.

Ok, I thought I’d touch on a trend that I’ve seen growing for the past few years. Since I joined into the Legions of Manufacturers within the hot sauce industry over a decade ago, I have seen a few trends come and go. As of late, it seems the borders of imagination are being pushed with some really cool ideas, from spicy peanut brittle to spicy cream cheese. Well, it seems we’ve hit the radar screen of the big guys.

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DEFCON-versations – Nov ’15

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Welcome. This is the first installment of the Defcon Creator’s op-ed section. My monthly addition will contain my own ramblings, reader beware! It will discuss various facets of the hot sauce industry, as well as different perspectives on things going on within the industry as a whole, trends past and present, and things I’ve noticed and will comment on. In other words, you’ll never know what I’m going to say. Those who know me know I am never at a loss for words.

Feel free to contact me at jo**@de**********.com if you’d like me to discuss anything in particular, or for any comments regarding this section. I can’t guarantee I will know a ton of stuff about everything, but will give it a shot.

As many of you know, my radio show, DEFCON-versations, has been put on the back-burner for now. There is just too much stuff going on right now, and when the radio show is active, I want to give it my full attention. Perhaps many of you can relate to parts of your life being stupidly busy, well, I’m dealing with it now. Will the show return? Absolutely! I’ve already written about 10 show formats already, with guests like All-Spice Cafe, Torchbearer Sauces and Gemini Crow, and many more lined up as guests, so stay tuned.

For those that don’t know who I am, my name is John Dilley, Supreme Dark Overlord of Defcon Sauces, a rather well-known purveyor of Wing Sauces, Habanero Horseradishes and Dry Rubs. Being around for over a decade, we’ve taken a ton of awards, and our product reach is global. If you haven’t tried our products, treat yourself. We’ve pretty much become the team to beat in the larger competitions, for a reason.

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