Ed Currie: The man behind the Carolina Reaper, the world's hottest chili

Ed Currie is the man behind the Carolina Reaper, the world's hottest chili. Currie, who lives in South Carolina, grew the chilli variety in his own garden and had it recognized by Guinness World Records as the hottest chilli in the world in 2013.

Currie has always had a passion for chillies and started collecting and growing seeds when he was a teenager. He spent years breeding chilies and eventually created the Carolina Reaper by crossing different varieties.

The Carolina Reaper quickly gained popularity and is now one of the most well-known and sought-after chili strains in the world. Currie also started his own company, PuckerButt Pepper Company, to sell the Carolina Reaper and other hot chilies.

Currie has also taken part in many competitions to measure and rate the hotness of chillies. He has also developed several books and products dedicated to chilies.

Overall, Ed Currie has made a huge contribution to the world of chillies. In addition to creating the Carolina Reaper, he helped create and promote interest in hot chilies. He is a true pioneer in the world of chillies and his contribution will surely be remembered for a long time.

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