« Wilbur Lincoln Scoville (January 22, 1865 – March 10, 1942) was an American pharmacist best known for his creation of the “Scoville Organoleptic Test”, now standardized as the Scoville scale.
He devised the test and scale in 1912 while working at the Parke-Davis pharmaceutical company to measure pungency, “spiciness” or “heat”, of various chili peppers. » – wikipedia
We are in the process of launching a new « chili lovers « category which consists of adding a spicy version to some of our existing flavors. We will be doing this by adding chili flakes that correspond as much as possible to the region from which the basic recipe originates from. For example the actual chili lovers tex y mex flavor makes use of green jalapeno chili flakes which are very popular in Mexico. For this purpose we have embarked on a journey of disovery of the fascinating world of chili peppers. We will be sharing with you as much inforation about each product and each chili pepper variety as well as general inforamtion about the degree of spiciness as measured by the famous scoville scale for the pupose of putting water in the mouth and striking up curiosity in the mind of our valued and highly appreciated customers and consumers. 😛 🙂
** pour nos lecteurs francophones il est possible de lire l’article en français sur https://fr.lifelovingfoods.com/