The World in Chips

Blair’s Death Rain Jolokia Pepper – USA

If you’re someone who prides yourself on your ability to tolerate spicy foods, your next purchase should be a bag of Blair’s Death Rain Jolokia Pepper chips. Thick, kettle-cooked potato chips are tossed in a mixture of spices which includes powdered Jolokia pepper, which was officially certified as the hottest pepper in the world in 2007. Blair’s offers a whole line of spicy potato chips, made with their branded hot sauce.

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