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Before the first pepper of the season had been picked, a chile war of words erupted on Twitter between the governors of New Mexico and Colorado.
It started with a recent tweet from Colorado Gov. Jared Polis calling New Mexico chile “inferior” while bragging about a grocery store chain selling the state’s Pueblo chile for the first time.
He tweeted: “About time! Whole Foods Market will soon offer Pueblo Chile widely acknowledged as the best chile in the world, in Colorado and throughout the Rocky Mountain region world.