The Carolina Reaper (2,200,000 SHU)
Just recently, the Guiness World Records has recorded the Smokin’ Ed’s Carolina Reaper® as officially the world’s hottest chilli pepper. Ed Currie originally named it as the HP22BNH7. This pepper was said to have struck a middle ground between the red savina habanero and the ghost pepper. It is as of this writing the hottest in the hottest pepper scale. Love the hotness pepper brings but is looking for more spice? Then, this Smokin’ Ed’s Carolina Reaper® should be in your grocery list!