FAQ

WHAT DOES THE "HU" MEAN ON CAYENNE PEPPER?

All peppers have a "heat" level. This is based on the level of Capsaicin in the pepper. The higher the number the hotter the pepper.

Scoville Units are used to measure the level of heat. Below is a table that should help you rate your choice of "heat".

SCOVILLE UNITS

15,000,000Pure Capsaican
5,300,000Police Grade Pepper Spray
2,000,000Common Pepper Spray
855,000Naga Jolokia
350,000Habenero Pepper
325,000Scotch Bonnet Pepper
100,000Thai Pepper
50,000Cayenne Pepper
23,000Serrano Pepper
10,000Chipotle Pepper
8,000Jalapeno Pepper
5,000Tabasco™ Sauce
2,000Ancho Pepper
500Pepperoncini Pepper
0Bell Pepper