New York, people get so crazy about making records, they don’t think twice. One such case has been seen at present. A man has broken the world record for eating the most chillies in one minute. Competitive eater Gregory Foster recently chowed down on 17 ghost peppers in just 60 seconds … and officials announced Wednesday that is now a new world record.
According to Guinness World Records, Gregory Foster, who lives in California, USA, has broken the old record by eating 17 chillies in 60 seconds. Although, he did these feats in November 2021, but his official recognition came on Monday.
Ghost Pepper is one of the hottest chillies in the world. According to the report, this one chili has one million Scoville heat units.
New record: Most Bhut Jolokia chilli peppers eaten in one minute – 110 grams by Gregory Foster (USA)
Gregory got through 17 peppers, all of which were over 1 million Scovilles!https://t.co/dovUPSdRqR
— Guinness World Records (@GWR) August 8, 2022
Foster says that he spent a lot of time building up his tolerance level for spiciness, and that’s why he was able to eat the most hot peppers. He said that this record attempt was a personal challenge. To see how much I can take my love to eat hot chillies myself. As a Chilli Lover I am trying to create awareness and enthusiasm about Super Hot Mirchi.
The Scoville heat unit is used to measure the spiciness of chilies and other hot items. That means, Foster consumed 17 million Scoville heat units in just one minute. The man says that he likes to eat spicy food, he also grows hot chilies at his house.