Top 10 World’s Hottest Peppers

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Here are 2016’s Top 10 spiciest peppers in the world, ranked by the Scoville heat units (SHU). The Scoville Scale (Scoville Organoleptic Test) is used to measure the amount of capsaicin in the pepper.

The Carolina Reaper is the World’s Hottest Pepper (Guinness Records).

#1 Carolina Reaper

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Carolina Reaper (Capsicum Chinense), called also the demon pepper child, is 500 times hotter than Tabasco!
+1.5 millions SHU!

#2 Trinidad Moruga Scorpion

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Amazing pepper from Moruga, Trinidad.

#3 Pot Douglah

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Pod Douglah, also known as 7 Pot Brown, has an excellent flavor, dried, fresh or powdered.

#4 Pot Primo

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#5 Trinidad Scorpion

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#6 Naga Viper

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#7 Bhut Jolokia

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#8 Pot Barrackpore

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#9 Pot Red

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#10 Red Savina Habanero

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