Our top three Carolina Reaper products. On the Scoville Heat Scale
, the Carolina Reaper ranges 1,400,000 to 2,200,000 SHU. Since 2013, the Carolina Reaper has been the hottest known chili pepper in the world. It’s the only pepper on our list to have surpassed its own record. Three years after being named the World’s Hottest Pepper for the first time, the Carolina Reaper upped its game with an even hotter Scoville Heat Unit score of 2.2 million SHU.