Species: Capsicum chinense
Scoville Heat Units: 1,067,286 SHU
Heat Category: Nuclear
Origin: Grantham, Lincolnshire, UK
Flavour: A very hot pod with a lasting, intense heat.
Background: Named Infinity for its “never-ending” burn, it was the Guinness World Record holder for the world’s hottest chilli for just two weeks in February 2011, befor being displaced by the Naga Viper.