2020 Top 10 Hottest peppers in the World

Hottest Pepper

2020 Top 5 Hottest peppers in the World

  1. Carolina Reaper 2,200,000 SHU

  2.  Trinidad Moruga

  3. Scorpion 2,009,231 SHU

  4. 7 Pot Douglah 1,853,936 SHU

  5. 7 Pot Primo 1,469,000 SHU

  6. Trinidad Scorpion “Butch T” 1,463,700 SHU

  7. Naga Viper 1,349,000 SHU

  8. Ghost Pepper (Bhut Jolokia) 1,041,427 SHU

  9. 7 Pot Barrackpore ~1,000,000 SHU

  10. 7 Pot Red (Giant,SR Strain, Primo, Jonah, Brain Strain, Yellow) ~1,000,000 SHU

World’s Hottest Pepper is the Trinidad Scorpion Moruga Blend, but it has yet to be acknowledged by the book of world records. Presently there are some hot peppers that you may not even be able to distinguish from the others…HOT IS HOT!

It takes a skilled pallet to judge the heat units of the hottest pepper in the world. This is why the Heat Tests are done using the Scoville scale or Scoville units to measure the heat properties.

The Hottest Peppers in the World List from 2013:

1. Trinidad Scorpion Moruga Blend (Moruga Scorpion) 2,009,231 SHU
2. 7 Pod Douglah (7 Pot Douglah, Chocolate 7 Pod) 1,853,936 SHU
3. Trinidad Scorpion Butch T 1,463,700 SHU
4. Naga Viper 1,349,000 SHU
5. 7 Pod Varieties (Red Giant, Barrackpore, SR Strain, Primo, Jonah, Brain Strain, Yellow) 1,000,000 – 1,300,000 SHU Barrackpore

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