World's Hottest Pepper

World's Hottest Pepper

South Carolina is home to one hot record holder. The Guinness Book of World Records recently declared Ed Currie's Carolina Reaper peppers to be the hottest on earth. The excruciating spice of the red hot pepper was scientifically tested by students at Winthrop University. Currie's passion for peppers has evolved from growing them in his backyard, to now running a Fort Mill business called Pucker Butt Pepper Company.


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