The world's hottest chili pepper ``Pepper


extremely spicy chili pepper `` Pepper It was recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's hottest chili pepper. When Mr. Curry ate Pepper

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Mr. Curry, who develops and cultivates extremely spicy chili peppers in South Carolina, began growing chili peppers as a hobby when he was a college student, and eventually began cultivating them full-time. The Carolina Reaper, which was previously recognized by Guinness World Records as the hottest chili pepper in the world, was also developed by Mr. Curry.

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On October 9, 2023, a chili pepper developed by Mr. Curry called ``Pepper Mr. Curry has previously announced that he has developed a chili pepper that is hotter than the Carolina Reaper, and was also known as Pepper It is the first time.

The spiciness of chili peppers is indicated by a numerical value called the Scoville value, and the Scoville value of green peppers, which contain almost no capsaicin , which is the spicy component, is ``0'', the Scoville value of jalapenos is ``5000'', and the Scoville value of habanero is approximately ``300,000''. It becomes. The Scoville value of the Carolina Reaper is 1.64 million, which is significantly higher than these, but the average Scoville value of Pepper X measured at Winthrop University is 2.69 million, which is more than 1 million higher than the Carolina Reaper. I did.

In addition, the Scoville value of the pepper spray for self-defense carried by police officers is ``about 1.6 million,'' and the pepper spray for repelling bears is ``about 2.2 million,'' and Pepper X is more spicy than these sprays. That's what it means.

Watch the video interview with Curry below to see what Pepper X looks like and see its official Guinness World Records certificate.

Pepper X: The World's Hottest Pepper - YouTube

Mr. Curry is holding an official Guinness World Records certificate that certifies Pepper X as the world's hottest chili pepper.

Pepper X looks like this.

The rugged and deceptive shape is similar to the Carolina Reaper, but while the Carolina Reaper is bright red, Pepper X is distinctive in that it is a mixture of brown and green.

Pepper About. “We covered genetics, chemistry and botany,” Curry said.

In fact, when Mr. Curry ate a whole Pepper ``I lay on the marble floor in the rain for about an hour, groaning in pain,'' says Curry, who then ate another Pepper X after dinner. Mr. Curry laughs as to why, saying, ``According to my wife, I'm an idiot.''

For Mr. Curry, the new chili peppers that are created by crossing different varieties are like 'our own children.'

In addition, Carolina Reaper is allowed to be cultivated by people other than Mr. Curry without permission, but as a result, more than 10,000 unlicensed products are flooding the market. Based on this experience, Pepper

'Other people have made money off the Carolina Reaper, now it's time for me to reap the benefits of the hard work I've done,' Curry said. 'We have to protect ourselves. Pepper X is our chili pepper, and we're going to conquer the world with it.'

In addition, it seems that some of the chili peppers cultivated by Mr. Curry are even spicier than Pepper X. Mr. Curry told an interviewer from the Associated Press with a mischievous smile, ``Is Pepper X the pinnacle? No, this is not the pinnacle.''

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