In celebration of National Barbecue Month, Kelchner Food Products, a portfolio brand of Huntsinger Farms, Inc. -- a grower and processor of horseradish -- released its ready-made Smoky Maple Chipotle marinade and sauce. Created to satisfy consumers’ growing demand for unique "swicy" (sweet and spicy) flavors, Kelchner’s newest release captures the balance of heat and sweetness with a distinctive smoky flavor. The marinade is now available to ship nationwide and can be found in grocery stores throughout the Northeast.

Consumer data from Mintel shows spicy flavors are enjoyed by three-quarters of consumers, with two in three Americans particularly interested in sweet and spicy flavors. Developed with versatility in mind, Smoky Maple Chipotle can be used as a marinade or sauce to create a variety of recipes such as chipotle pulled pork sandwiches or bacon-wrapped scallop skewers as well as to marinate fish, chicken, and more.

Smoky Maple Chipotle joins Kelchner’s portfolio of popular flavored marinades and sauces including: Lemon Dill, a combination of zesty, fresh flavor; ready-made Shrimp Scampi sauté sauce; and smooth and savory Horseradish Remoulade with a hint of heat.

Like the rest of Kelchner’s high-quality, clean ingredient foods, Smoky Maple Chipotle is gluten-free and does not contai high fructose corn syrup, artificial flavors, preservatives, or added colors. It retails for $4.99.