5 Hottest Peppers in the World

hottest peppers in the world
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Some peppers have a sweet taste while others have a little kick. JalapeƱos and habaneros may be a great way to add spice to your meal, but these five hottest peppers in the world should be taken with extreme care. Ranging from 1.4 million SHU to over 2.5 million, these are peppers that might be better off staying on the plant.

5. 7 Pot Primo

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4. 7 Pot Douglah

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3. Trinidad Moruga Scorpion

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2. Carolina Reaper

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1. Pepper X

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