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What scale measures the hotness or piquancy of a chili pepper, as defined by the amount of capsaicin it contains?

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What scale measures the hotness or piquancy of a chili pepper, as defined by the amount of capsaicin it contains?
posted Jul 10, 2019 by Saif Khanam

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Scoville Unit
The Scoville scale is a measurement of the pungency of chili peppers and other spicy foods, as recorded in Scoville Heat Units based on the concentration of capsaicinoids, among which capsaicin is the predominant component.

answer Jul 16, 2019 by Reeta
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