How to Have Your Hot Peppers or Hot Sauce Tested for a Scoville Rating

How Do You Test Peppers for Scoville Units?

The dream for many hot pepper growers is to end up on the World’s Hottest Peppers List. But how will you ever know if you have a winner on your hands if you can’t get it tested for a Scoville heat rating? Here is a guide to help you get your own chili or hot … Read more

The Complete Guide to the Trinidad Scorpion Pepper

What Are Trinidad Scorpion Peppers?

The Trinidad Moruga Scorpion is listed in second place as the World’s Hottest Pepper. It resembles the habanero and the Scotch Bonnet—but the Trinidad Scorpion has both of these peppers beat with its extreme heat! The Trinidad Scorpion is a variety of the Capsicum chinense species. Trinidad Scorpion versus Carolina Reaper These two are neck … Read more

The Complete Guide to Understanding the Scoville Scale

What is the Scoville Scale?

The Scoville Scale was invented in 1912 by Wilber Scoville. It is used to measure the pungency of peppers. It is a dilution scale.