Agencia EFEMay 22, 2013 13:48
Mexico City, May 22 (EFE).- Chili peppers and sauces will take center stage at a festival being held this week in Mexico City, where the spicy plant, one of the pillars of Mexican cuisine, will be honored, organizers said.
The 1st Chilis, Sauces and Mortars Festival, which will be held Friday to Sunday, is being organized by the Enchilada Fair, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said.
Mexico exports 560,000 tons of chili peppers annually, both fresh and dry peppers, making it the world's No. 2 producer of the spicy products.