The Infinity Chili pepper is a chili pepper hybrid of the Capsicum chinense species created in England by chili breeder Nick Woods of Fire Foods, Grantham, Lincolnshire. For two weeks in February 2011, the Infinity Chili held the Guinness World Record title for the world's hottest chili with a Scoville scale rating of 1,067,286 Scoville Heat Units (SHU).
Naga Viper and Scorpion cultivars 1,250,000 to 1,350,000 SHUs Cultivated in Cumbria, England, by chilli farmer Gerald Fowler, the Naga Viper is a three-way cross between the Bhut Jolokia, Naga Morich, and Trinidad Scorpion varieties, which also gave rise to the Butch T.
Chili pods are good sources of vitamins A, C, E and folate. (Image: Jupiterimages/PhotoObjects.net/Getty Images) Chilies have a reputation for being hot and pungent, but many chilies have a sweet, more delicate flavor.The fruits are used to flavor products from sauces to chocolate and jellies.
The "scorpion" peppers are referred to as such because the pointed end of the pepper is said to resemble a scorpion's stinger. World record The Trinidad scorpion 'Butch T' pepper was, for three years, ranked the most pungent ("hot") pepper in the world according to Guinness World Records.