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Carolina Reaper Pepper

The Carolina Reaper Pepper is currently the Hottest pepper on the planet.  Measured by Scoville Heat Units (SHU), itself a form of measuring capsaicin, the Guiness Book of Records awarded the title in 2013 to the Carlina Reaper, a hybrid of ghost and habonero peppers.

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