Whole Naga Chillies (Ghost Chilli)


Handle with extreme care.

EAN: 5031477012290 SKU: TASTEW3799 Category:


Cultivated in the Nagaland and Assam region of north-eastern India, this chilli has been grown for centuries by local people for their own consumption, dried to preserve and intensify the fruity flavour and ferocious heat, was only in the last few years discovered that this Chilli is one of the hottest chillies in the world, to put it into perspective it’s 10000 times hotter than Tabasco Sauce, this chilli is exceptionally hot, between 400,000 – 1,000,000 scoville units (SHU)  although commercial growing is increasing, it is still largely small farmers growing this chilli in their own capacity, hotness of the chilli is affected by the amount of water fed to the plants, when cultivated on the hill tops it tends to be smaller but hotter, compared to the valleys where chillies are relatively milder, still clocking up 400,000 SHU. 



Ingredients: 100% Naga Chilli (Capsicum chinense), also known as Bhut Jolokia, Naga Jolokia or Ghost Chilli.


Whole Chillies per 100g: 120-140 chillies.


For Allergens:  See ingredients in UPPER CASE and Bold.


Pungency: typically 550,000 to 850,000 SHU’s but these levels are only indicative as heat levels can vary.


GM Status: This product does not contain any genetically modified material or derivatives of genetically modified material.


Recommended Usage Rate: Use to Taste.   


Nutritional Information:  Typical values per 100gms
Energy   Kcals 361 Carbohydrate 28.6
Kjoules 1502 Sugars 10.6
Fat 16.4 Fibre 26.3
Saturated Fat 3.2 Salt Trace
Protein 11.7    


Please Note: The salt and sugar content of a typical 100gms value is naturally occurring.


Suitable for:  Vegetarians: Yes.                          Vegans: Yes.                                Coeliacs: Yes.

Kosher Certified:                                                 Halal Certified:


Shelf Life and Storage: From date of manufacture, stored in unopened original containers in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and free from infestation – 12 months.


Country of Manufacture: India.


Statement: The above product has been manufactured in compliance with Salsa Food Safety standards and conforms to all current UK Food Regulations

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