Infinity chili

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Infinity chili pepper
Heat Exceptionally hot
Scoville scale 1,067,286

The Infinity Chili pepper is a chili pepper created in England by chili breeder Nick Woods of Fire Foods, Grantham, Lincolnshire.[1] For two weeks in February 2011, the Infinity Chili held the Guinness World Record title for the world's hottest chili with a Scoville scale rating of 1,067,286 Scoville Heat Units (SHU). On February 25, 2011, it was displaced by the Naga Viper pepper, which registered 1,382,118 SHU.[2]

Testing[edit]

Testing of the chilli's Scoville rating was carried out at the University of Warwick's Crop Centre during March, 2010.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Neil Henderson (February 19, 2011). ""Record-breaking" chili is hot news". BBC News. Retrieved February 20, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Hottest Chili". Guinness World Records. Retrieved February 26, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Infinity Chili – New Guinness World Record Holder". The Chili Foundry. February 15, 2011. Retrieved February 20, 2011.