Moruga Scorpion – Hits 2 Million Scoville Units

by Hot Juan on February 7, 2012 · 4 comments

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Following a report from on the fellow Chilli web site ScottRobertsWeb.com the new champion Super Hot Chilli may well be the Moruga Scorpion with a  high of 2,009,231 SHU’s taking the title of “Worlds Hottest Chilli Pepper”.

This Blows away  the old world record holders the Trinidad Scorpion Butch T at 1,463,700 SHU and the Naga Viper at 1,349,000 SHU, and only a few months ago we heard of the HP22B at 1,474,000 SHU.

Moruga Scorpion 2,009,231 SHU's - Photo credit goes to Jim Duffy of Refining Fire Chiles

Jim Duffy of Lakeside California is a Chilli Grower who runs the web site Refining Fire Chillies which provides seeds and plants in the USA.

This information is HOT of the press, coming from the 2012 New Mexico Chile Conference, we will keep you updated as we get more information.

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