Hot Pepper Wax, Inc. is a small, family-owned company located in Greenville, Pennsylvania.  The company was founded in the early 1990s by a chemist working to find an effective alternative to chemical pesticides.  Originally sold only for commercial agriculture use, the company expanded into retail sales by 2000.

Hot Pepper Wax is registered under the Bio-Pesticide Division of the Environmental Protection Agency.  Hot Pepper Wax's mission is to help everyone, from the weekend gardener to the commercial grower, protect everything they grow in an environmentally-friendly way.