World's Hottest Pepper Is Grown In South Carolina, US

Posted: Dec 27 2013, 2:19am CST | by , Updated: Dec 27 2013, 3:15am CST, in News | Other Stuff

 
World's Hottest Pepper is Carolina Reaper Pepper
Image Credit: PuckerButtPepperCompany.com
/* Story Top Left 2010 300x250, created 7/15/10 */ google_ad_slot = "8340327155";

Don't Miss: This How to find Fingerlings in Stock

Carolina Reaper is given the title of world's hottest pepper by The Guinness Book of World Records last month. Smokin Ed Currie is the man who has grown this scorching red pepper at The PuckerButt Pepper Company in South Carolina, United States.

'Carolina Reaper' is the hottest pepper in the world. This is the Guinness record holder pepper. Last month, The Guinness Book of World Records has given the title of world's hottest pepper to Carolina Reaper pepper.

The hottest chili on earth is grown in South Carolina, United States. Smokin Ed Currie is the man who has grown the world's hottest pepper Carolina Reaper. Ed Currie has grown a number of peppers at the PuckerButt Pepper Company. But the record holder pepper has a code name HP22B for "Higher Power, Pot No. 22, and Plant B."

After 4 years of searching and testing, The Guinness Book of World Records finally decided last month to name 'Carolina Reaper' as the world's hottest pepper. Winthrop University in South Carolina, USA, has tested the Carolina Reaper throughout 2012. And Carolina Reaper is proved to be the world's hottest pepper as rates at an average of 1,569,300 Scoville Heat Units (SHU).

"The Scoville Unit (SHU) scale is a method of quantifying a substance's 'spiciness', through determining the concentration of the chemical compounds responsible for the sensation, which are named capsaicinoids," according to The Guinness Book of World Records.

Holiday Gift Guides and Deals

Get your Holiday gifting inspired by Best Toy Gifts with High STEM Value and the Top 10 toy gifts under $10 if you are on budget. The most popular Holiday 2017 toy list include Fingerlings, Crate Creatures and more. Don't miss the new Holiday deals on Amazon Devices, including $29.99 Fire tablet.

This story may contain affiliate links.

This free App Solves You Holiday Shopping Problem


Download the free Tracker app now to get in-stock alerts on Fingerling, Luvabella, SNES Classic and more.

Latest News

Comments

The Author

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/20" rel="author">Sumayah Aamir</a>
Sumayah Aamir (Google+) has deep experience in analyzing the latest trends.

 

 

Advertisement

comments powered by Disqus