This week’s trivia is completely pepper-related.
2. The Scoville scale measures the “hotness” of a chili pepper. It is named after Wilbur Scoville, an American who developed the scale.
3. The hottest chili pepper in the world is the Bhut Jolokia pepper that grows in Assam, Nagaland, and Manipur.
4. Indian defence scientists are creating a grenade using the Bhut Jolokia pepper.
5. There is a company that markets a weight-loss pill called Capsiplex made from hot peppers.
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