Sauces and Spices Sierra Nevada was born on the coast of central California. It has over 30 years of experience in the world of Spicy and Barbecue. Now the manufacture moved to Granada where everything is made entirely by hand. The Sauces are made from raw materials grown by the owners themselves, and from natural and local products. They do not contain any type of preservative. EYE! The sauces are SPICY: they contain some of the most powerful chilies. The habanero is one of the hottest chili peppers in the world, with a flavor of earth and fruit. It measures about 350,000 thousand units on the Scoville scale. The chipotle is a smoked, ripe Jalapeño pepper. It has a sweet, smoky flavor with a level of 5,000 units on the Scoville scale.