CIA students introduce new hot peppers to Texas grocery market

Students at the CIA in San Antonio are changing Texas' produce landscape by growing pepper varieties previously found only in Peru. Until now, the Peruvian ajies were only available dried or frozen, but the students' goal is to make them widely available to consumers. "Once we get these plants growing, the first order of business is to start to disseminate these to retail nurseries," Elizabeth Johnson, a Latin cuisine specialist at the institute, said.

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