He’s been breeding for high capsaicin and flavour for over 16 years, and his cache of unique hybrids totaled 426 in 2015, according to the Los Angeles Times. FORT MILL, S.C., April 6, 2018 /CNW/ -- Guinness World Records™ has notified Smokin' Ed Currie … A journey into the taste of fire! This Dec. 12, 2013 photo shows Carolina Reaper peppers at Ed Currie's store in Fort Mill, S.C. Last month, the Guinness Book of World Records decided Curries peppers were the … FORT MILL, S.C. -- Ed Currie holds one of his world-record Carolina Reaper peppers by the stem, which looks like the tail of a scorpion. Peppers are Ed Currie’s life. The Reaper Sauce is packed with Smokin' Ed's Carolina Reaper peppers--the World's Hottest Pepper--and just the right amount of all-natural spices. The founder of Puckerbutt Pepper Company is the mad genius behind the Carolina Reaper—the world’s hottest pepper. Business California Ed Currie graciously shared his time with me and answered some questions about his background, growing operations and the soon to be very popular HP22B / Carolina Reaper pepper. ... ( the last two years worth). ... Ed Currie held three of his Carolina Reaper peppers. The pepper is so hot that when workers seed it, they wear two layers of gloves because the oils in the pepper eat through the latex. The pepper community has been buzzing with news of the HP22B / Carolina Reaper. The Carolina Reaper is a cultivar of the Capsicum chinense plant. Enjoy. The exceptional pungency of the chili was developed over 10 years of cultivation. Pepper Bomb Your Mom: 18-Year-Old YouTube Stars Sell $1,200 Worth Of Chocolate Carolina Reaper Peppers In 24 Hours. Awarded 3rd place in the Ultra Hot category at the 2014 Fiery Foods Show in Irving, Texas. Developed by South Carolina breeder Ed Currie, the pepper is red and gnarled, with a bumpy texture and small pointed tail.In 2017, Guinness World Records declared it the hottest chili pepper in the world, surpassing the previous record holder, the Trinidad Scorpion "Butch T". Ed Currie has a lot more than a couple of hybrids capable of contending for the coveted title of the world’s hottest pepper creator. In this Dec. 12, 2013 photo, Ed Currie holds Carolina Reaper peppers, in Fort Mill, S.C. Last month, The Guinness Book of World Records decided Currie’s peppers were the hottest on Earth, ending a more than four-year drive to prove no one grows a more scorching chili. Ed Currie, the man behind the Carolina Reaper chile pepper -- the world's hottest, according to Guinness -- started out with a burning desire for something else. Ed Currie, creator of the Carolina Reaper. SMOKIN' ED'S CAROLINA REAPER® AGAIN OFFICIALLY THE HOTTEST CHILI PEPPER IN THE WORLD! Pepper X resulted from several cross breedings that produced an exceptionally high content of capsaicin in the locules of the pepper.