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Habanero Chili Pepper

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The peppers can be processed either in the form of mash, brine or paste (depulped). Available packing options include barrels (drums), tote bags, and flexitanks.

The habanero pepper, Capsicum chinense, originated in the Amazon forests and then it was brought to the Mesoamerican region, Caribbean and Asia. It is one of the hottest varieties of chili peppers, its heat ranges from 100,000 to 500,000 Scoville units compared with jalapeno pepper, which ranges from 5,000 to 15,000 Scoville units. Habaneros have different colors when unripe the fruit is green, and as they ripe they turn orange and red. There are some varieties that are pink, white or brown. A full-grown habanero can measure from 1.5 to 2.5 inches.


Habanero peppers heat can be felt mainly in the back of the throat, the heat development is delayed, the duration of the heat sensation is flat and lingers in the mouth. The flavor profile can be described as floral and fruity, with a hint of apricot. Tabasco peppers are well known for their use in sauces and can also be used as spices, condiments, pickled, or stuffed.



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