#1 Facts about peppers.

  1. Red peppers are unusually rich in vitamin C, and that paprika made from them retains more vitamin C by weight than even lemon juice. Paprika is also high in other antioxidants.
  2. Red bell peppers are simply fully ripened green bell peppers. Yellow bell peppers, however, are different cultivars.
  3. Trinidad Moruga Scorpion chili, the world’s hottest chili pepper can burn its way through protective latex gloves.
  4. In early civilisations such as the Incas, Mayans and Aztecs chilli peppers were used as a currency.
  5. Chili Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in February on the grounds that hot food is most needed in a cold month.

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