FORT MILL, S.C., Nov. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Greg Foster has done it! In one minute, he consumed 120 grams of the Carolina Reaper to set a new Guinness World Records record on November 13, 2016 at the Arizona Hot Sauce Expo. The previous record had been 119 grams held by Wayne Algenio set just six months ago at the NY Hot Sauce Expo in April.
PuckerButt Pepper Company, based in Fort Mill, SC produces the Carolina Reaper. The Carolina Reaper has held the record of World's Hottest Pepper since 2013. Not for the faint of heart, the Carolina Reaper measures 1,569,300 on the Scoville Heat Scale, 300 times hotter than a jalapeno.
"This is truly an amazing feat," say Smokin' Ed Currie, Founder, President, Mad Scientist & Chef of PuckerButt Pepper Company. "The Carolina Reaper is bred for heat (and taste). Eating even one Carolina Reaper pepper challenges the most daring of Pepperheads."
Greg knows a bit about peppers. A resident of Irvine, CA, he grows fresh peppers for a living.
Guinness World Record Adjudicated by Christina Conlon of Guinness World Records.
For more information, contact Ed Currie at [email protected]
Or please visit www.puckerbuttpeppercompany.com
Watch Greg's amazing feat at https://youtu.be/ariknau-f4o
SOURCE PuckerButt Pepper Company