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"Carolina Reaper" Declared Hottest Pepper on Earth

Sensory Overload? Everyone knows there are five basic senses – sight, smell, taste, hearing and touch, but there are 10 extremes sensations that push those senses to their very limit. (sensory overload)

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"New Mexico State University's Chili Pepper Institute has identified the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion as the new hottest pepper on the planet." That was back in February 2012. But has the Carolina Reaper since surpassed the Scorpion as the number one killer-chill?

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Trinidad Moruga Scorpion: Super Hot Sting

Trinidad Moruga Scorpion: The World's Hottest Pepper - http://www.pepperscale.com/trinidad-moruga-scorpion/

nice Taste Testing The World’s Hottest Chips Looks Like Absolute Hell On Earth (But I Kind Of Want To Try It)

The Hottest Peppers on Earth can be great ingredients! The hottest peppers on earth are intimidating just to look at and most of us are at a loss of how and what to cook with them!

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CaJohn's The Reaper Puree: Contains the Hottest Pepper on Earth!, measuring as high as 2,200,000 SHU. #CarolinaReaper #HotSauce

his chart shows the Sandia Seed Company peppers listed by scoville heat units. The superhot peppers at the bottom of the list have similar levels of extreme heat, and any one of them could be the hottest pepper this season. The Trinidad Moruga Scorpion has consistently been the hottest from our trials. See for yourself! http://www.sandiaseed.com/blogs/news/84655363-hottest-pepper-in-the-world

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HABANERO PEPPER; 'This habanero is extremely hot!!! Thought to be the second hottest pepper on earth measuring 500,000 scoville units. 30" plant produces 1.5" long peppers that go from light green to bright red. Great choice for marinades or hot sauces. 110 days.'

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