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Carolina Reaper

Carolina Reaper

Species: Capsicum chinense [Hybrid]
Scoville Heat Units: 1,569,300 on average (Reaches 2,200,000+ SHU)
Heat Category: Nuclear
Origin: Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States
Flavour: Fruity, roasted sweetness with hints of cinnamon & chocolate
Background: Over 10 years, Ed Currie created and developed this hybrid by crossing Sweet Habanero and Naga Viper chillies. Named as the worlds hottest chilli by the Guinness World Record in November of 2013.