Carolina Reaper

Carolina Reaper

May 15

With its humid subtropical climate, the American state of South Carolina has a reputation for its hot summers, but it now has a new claim to fame for heat, with confirmation that a local producer has developed the world’s hottest chilli. Grown by the suitably named Ed Currie from the PuckerButt Pepper Company, Smokin Ed’s Carolina Reaper delivers an average of 1,569,300 Scoville Heat Units...