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Order Processing has been disabled on this website. We are moving to a new ordering platform and a new website address:

To activate your account on our new website, please contact us at 704-527-2422.

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Information about the Purchasing Process

Hot Shots Distributing offers a wide variety of fiery products including hot sauces, barbecue sauces, spices, snack items, candies and much more! We look to provide a unique offering that evokes the passion of flavor and fire. Retail buyers choose Hot Shots because of our unique ability to attract fiery food consumers from around the world. We take great pride in our business, and we are committed to offering our retailers the best products and service at fair prices.

If you think your products are a good fit for our customer base and program, please send the following information below to submit your products for consideration.

Requirements for product consideration
Please Email all of the following required information to:

1. Your Company Information: Contact Name, Billing address, Email, Phone, Fax

2. Manufacturing / Co-packer Information: Where the product is manufactured
  a. Company Name
  b. Address

3. Wholesale Price List

4. Distributor Price List

5. Payment Terms: Minimum Net 30, Credit Card

  a. Hot Shots will contact you with a credit card on or before due date 6. Shipping and Freight Terms: FOB or Delivered, Pickup Location

7. Product information spreadsheet:
  a. Your item codes
  b. Unit Weight
  c. Unit Volume (oz.)
  d. Case Pack
  e. Case Weight
  f. Case Dimensions
  g. UPC Codes

8. Proof of product liability insurance
  a. Commercial General Liability:
   1. Aggregate Limit: $2,000,000
   2. Each Occurrence Limit: $1,000,000
   3. Products & Completed Operations: $1,000,000
   4. Personal & Advertising Injury: $1,000,000
  b. Automobile Liability (if applicable):Combined Single Limit: $1,000,000
  c. Workers’ Compensation & Employers Liability (if applicable): $500,000
  d. Umbrella: (Follow Form Coverage): $2,000,000

9. Promotion & Advertising Budget:minimum $800 required annually in Hot Shots catalog and/or website advertisements

10. Points of interest pertaining to your company:awards, news articles, etc.

11. Five Current Customer References: the references must be from a minimum of 3 different States or Countries

Important Notes:
* Submission will not be reviewed until all of the requested information is provided
** Submission of a product does not guarantee acceptance for distribution
*** A Signed Vendor Indemnification Agreement will be required if selected for distribution


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