What is a “Hatch” pepper?
A. There really is no chile pepper variety named “Hatch”, but rather is the area where the chile peppers grow. The town of Hatch, New Mexico is located about 40 miles north of Las Cruces, NM. The town of Hatch, New Mexico has marketed their Hatch grown chile peppers over the years in a way that “Hatch” chile peppers are in high demand all over the world.