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Publication Date

Fall 11-16-2013

Quick Facts

  • PuckerButt Peppers has relied on chemistry tests conducted every few months over the past five years by Professor Cliff Calloway and his undergraduate chemistry students to determine its peppers’ heat.
  • Calloway said jalapeno peppers come in at 10,000 units and habanero peppers at 250,000, while PuckerButt’s hottest pepper has most recently tested at 1.5 million units.