Here is the strongest new chili in the world! Pepper X is the code name for a chili pepper developed by the PuckerButt Company based in the United States. Supposed to be classified at 3,180,000 on the Scoville scale (10th degree, classified as explosive in the simplified version), it is supposed to be the new strongest chili in the world, thus dethroning the Carolina Reaper, but for the moment no information is available. was revealed or confirmed by Ed Currie, the alleged creator of the strain. If the data concerning its strength know to be true, here is how it could be interpreted: The Pepper X will therefore be four times stronger than the Bhut Jolokia. Even compared to the world's strongest chili, the Carolina Reaper, the Pepper X is exponentially stronger - at its peak it is at least twice as strong as the sweetest Reaper (1.6 million on the scale of Scoville). Comparing with a Reaper, it still rose to the challenge of over a million thermal units. And yes, this is a level of heat typical of military grade pepper sprays and super concentrated capsaicin extracts. The second strongest chili is unofficially the Dragon's Breaths, but even in this case, the Pepper X is 700,000 thermal units stronger by comparing their maximum forces In other words, one would have to be crazy to want to taste this chili. .. So, pepper lover, beware!

In any case, for the time being, no official release date is planned for the moment, neither tariff nor official figure concerning its real strength. But to stay informed automatically, subscribe to the newsletter!

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Pepper X