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Chilli Varieties

There are over 4,000 varieties of chillies (capsicums).  They have been growing for thousands of years and were originally found  on the South American continent. They were introduced to Europe by Christopher Columbus. The heat or sharpness of chillies are measured on the Scoville scale from 0-10 .


Bhut Jolokia, Trinidad Moruga Scorpion and Carolina Reaper are internationally known as the hottest chillies.

Take a look at some of the varieties here

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