THIS JUST IN! there’s a new hot tamale in town and her name is trinidad moruga scorpion…
…and you do NOT want to mess with her!
she has just been crowned as the HOTTEST PEPPER IN THE WORLD! ow! ow!
pepper heat is measured in scoville heat units and the trinidad moruga scorpion pepper averages 1,200,000 units, but some measured as high as 2,000,000 units!
to put that in perspective, a jalapeno pepper is anywhere from 3,500 to 8,000 units and a habanero pepper is anywhere between 100,000 to 350,000 units.
now you are all caught up on pepper news and you’ll have an interesting fact to share the next time you want to look cool at a party. you’re welcome.