For many years red pepper production has been an industry in Kahramanmaraş where districts and villages have more than 200 pepper operating facilities. This production provides approximately 45% of the red pepper consumed in Kahramanmaraş. The establishment of a modern-style non-alfatoxic pepper-producing factory in Turkey has increased the interest in ‘Maraş pepper’. Maraş peppers have the highest quality color and flavor in the world. Kahramanmaraş red peppers are a natural antibiotic and a natural source of vitamins. It is an indispensable seasoning found on tables everywhere in Kahramanmaraş.