Food & Drink

How One Man Overcame Addiction by Growing the Hottest Peppers in the World

Published On 08/02/2019 Published On 08/02/2019
Carolina Reaper
With an average of 1,641,000 Scoville heat units, the Carolina Reaper holds the Guinness World Record for Hottest Chili Pepper in the world | Frannie Jiranek/Thrillist
The Carolina Reaper is the backbone of Puckerbutt Pepper Company | Courtesy of Ed Currie
Puckerbutt -- home of the Reaper -- is the biggest organic pepper farm in the United States | Courtesy of Ed Currie