I tried to press him for more info on the pepper and he didn't give too much info. He did say that it was 3.189 million or 3.198 million. Something like that. He also said it was accepted by Guinness though so its just a matter of time. Its apparently a really complicated process with lawyers and all sorts of red tape.
Curious. My sources, who work with him directly, told me over 3.3 million. Could be chinese whispers I guess, or the difference between small and large sample groups. Or the difference between peak and average but, if so, that's one increadibly consistent pepper, to vary by less than five percent.
Anyway, cheers for the update, interesting to hear that it's now a confirmed record but not publicly announced. Wonder what that means. Interesting, to say the least.
Salsalady: As I understand it, only the Reaper itself currently holds a record for average heat but yes, that is how it's done now. Largely due to controvercy surrounding the Naga Viper.
Which makes it odd that the Moruga Scorpion managed to get in under the old rules but whatever.
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