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2012-08-27 06:25:16

ROCK HILL, S.C., Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The PuckerButt Pepper Company, a manufacturer and distributor of all natural chili pepper products and seeds, announces the debut of the world's hottest pepper: Smokin' Ed's Carolina Reaper. "We have raised the bar for heat intensity by surpassing the current world record holder, the Butch T Trinidad Scorpion," said Ed Currie, founder of the PuckerButt Pepper Company. Over a four year testing period, Smokin' Ed's Carolina Reaper has averaged a...

2011-12-04 08:00:00

The Vegetable Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 341 resources to its Chili Pepper category. Chili pepper is the fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum, members of the nightshade family, Solanaceae. Chili peppers originated in the Americas and have been a part of the human diet since at least 7,500 BC. (PRWEB) December 04, 2011 The Vegetable Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 341 resources to its Chili Pepper category. Chili pepper is the fruit of plants from the genus...

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2010-03-23 14:10:40

The Indian military has found a new way to fight terrorism by turning one of their spiciest treats into an effective weapon. After testing the world's hottest chili -- the "bhut jolokia" or "ghost chili," -- the military has decided it would be a good candidate for tear gas-like hand grenades that could immobilize suspects, according to officials on Tuesday. The ghost chili was recorded as the world's spiciest chili and was entered into Guinness World Records in 2007. It is grown and eaten...