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
How are the hottest chilis determined? Believe it or not, the most common test involves human taste-testers. In the “Scoville Organoleptic Test”, chili extract is diluted in sugar water until the heat of its spice is no longer detectable to a panel of tasters. The resulting heat rating, measured in
Fatali - One of the hottest peppers known, the Fatali scores near record-heat on pepper heat scales and even beats most Habanero's. Produces golden yellow fruits that grow to 3" and have a citrus-like flavor beneath their intense heat. Originally from the Central African Republic.