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World's hottest chili takes on wild jumbos

World's hottest chili takes on wild jumbos

Where: the north-eastern state of Assam November 14, 2007: For some time villages in Assam located close to forests have been having a tough time. Often the villagers find unwelcome guests in their backyards: herds of wild elephants in a wild mood. In the contest between human and animal there have been deaths on both sides. In recent times, more and more forests have been cut down. Wild animals have found their homes getting smaller and smaller....

The World's Hottest Chili

The World's Hottest Chili

Do you like your chilies hot? For the spiciest, tongue-burning experience yet, head for Assam – that’s where the hottest chilies are grown. For years, Mexico’s ‘Red Savina Habanero’ was believed to be the hottest chili in the world. But now a chili grown in Tezpur, Assam, in northeastern India, is being touted as the hottest chili ever. And coming from a state, which is better known for its tea than its chilies, this discovery has caused quite a stir....

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