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Old 02-18-2011, 01:48 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Its previous claim to fame was as the birthplace of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

But now the market town of Grantham in Lincolnshire has produced an even fierier export after a local producer grew the world’s hottest chilli.

Measuring 1.17 million on the Scoville Scale - an official measure of spicy heat - the Infinity chilli is so hot that it carries a health warning.

World's hottest chilli grown in Grantham - Telegraph (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/8331817/Worlds-hottest-chilli-grown-in-Grantham.html - broken link)
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