The Naga Viper chili was just named the hottest in the world, and we've got the 411 on just how spicy this little pepper is. According to the Scoville scale, which measures heat by the amount of capsaicin, the chili rates 1,359,000! For comparison, a jalapeno rates 2,500 to 5,000 on the same scale. Wow! The folks at the Warwick University tested the chilli, and it will likely be included in the 2012 edition of the Guiness Book of World Records, reports Fox News. The Naga Viper beat out...Read Full Story
The Naga Viper is the world's hottest chili pepper. It was grown in a greenhouse in northwestern England and beat out chilis from Mexico and India for the title. See more about the Naga Viper here.