A Former Marijuana Grower Now Breeds the World’s Hottest Peppers

WIRED interviews Ed Currie, the hot pepper evil genius who developed the Carolina Reaper, which impacts the palate with 1.642 million Scoville heat units (equal to around 600 jalapenos). He’s still breeding super-hot peppers, like the insane “Pepper X”, always looking to take it to the next level. “I get to hurt people from all over the world every single day…”

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