America is going from a country of mayo spreaders to one of hot sauce heatniks, with no signs of stopping. Since 2000, the American hot sauce market has grown by 150%, as Quartz showed in a handy chart, leaving the usual and more mild suspects like ketchup and mustard in the dust (relish didn’t stand a chance). And as wonderful as the wide variety of hot sauces from around the globe is, America’s got a whole lot going on right here. Fifty states worth, in fact.
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