Creator of the World's Hottest Pepper Coming to the Dallas Area This Weekend

Ed Currie,Guinness Book of World Records holder for the creation of the Carolina Reaper will be at Zest Fest, in Irving, Texas Thursday1/28 through Sunday 1/31

Dallas, TX, January 28, 2016 --( Creator of the World’s Hottest Pepper Coming to Irving

Ed Currie: is coming to Irving, TX January 29th-31st

Ed Currie, the creator of the Carolina Reaper which is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the hottest pepper in the World, will be coming to Zest Fest to share his sauces, stories, and peppers with the thousands of people attending the event over the weekend.

Ed, lovingly known as a bit of a Mad Scientist, is one of the most knowledgeable pepper experts in the world and often works with colleges and universities to assist in the study of the benefits of capsaicin and peppers in general.

Cultivating peppers has been a passion of Currie’s since the 1980s as he found that indigenous people groups that consume spicy food have little instances of heart disease and certain types of cancer. The creation of the Carolina Reaper was a result of this research.

A Sure Ratings Grabber
Having Ed on the air always provides for an interesting on-air experience as he loves to share his creations with others. Those brave enough to try quickly find out why he holds the Guinness Book of World Records for the hottest pepper.

It is always great fun and something viewers and listeners will tune in to see or hear. (Limited in studio slots available call 770.891.9321 for inquiries)

Fast Facts:

The hot sauce industry is among the fastest growing industries in the World today.
According to research many health benefits can be attributed to capsaicin.
The Carolina Reaper averages over 1.5 million Scoville units. (A Jalapeno averages around 3500 to 5000 Scoville units) These peppers are Hot.

Puckerbutt Pepper Company will be sponsoring the Jalapeno eating contest at Zestfest.

The PuckerButt Pepper Company is a grower, harvester and producer of great‐tasting all‐natural pepper products including hot sauces, salsas, seeds, plants, mustards, jellies, seasonings & snacks.

Doug Metcalfe
Puckerbutt Pepper Company
Puckerbutt Pepper Company
Doug Metcalfe