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Peppers On The Scoville Scale

The Scoville scale rates the spiciness of peppers through the measurement of capsaicin levels. Created by Wilbur Scoville, the unit of measurement is the Scoville Heat Unit (SHU), and peppers range from 0 SHUs (bell pepper) to over 2 million SHUs (Carolina Reaper). There are thousands of different pepper varieties around the world, with more …

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