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  • Fort Mill's PuckerButt owner hoping to go from fame to fortune

    Ed Currie, owner of PuckerButt Pepper Company in Fort Mill, crossbred a pepper from the St. Vincent island in the Caribbean ocean with one from India to produce the Carolina Reaper, officially the world's hottest chili pepper according to the Guinness book of world records. He is now trying to make the sale of his world-famous pepper profitable.

Ed Currie, owner of PuckerButt Pepper Company in Fort Mill, crossbred a pepper from the St. Vincent island in the Caribbean ocean with one from India to produce the Carolina Reaper, officially the world's hottest chili pepper according to the Guinness book of world records. He is now trying to make the sale of his world-famous pepper profitable. Tracy Kimball tkimball@heraldonline.com
Ed Currie, owner of PuckerButt Pepper Company in Fort Mill, crossbred a pepper from the St. Vincent island in the Caribbean ocean with one from India to produce the Carolina Reaper, officially the world's hottest chili pepper according to the Guinness book of world records. He is now trying to make the sale of his world-famous pepper profitable. Tracy Kimball tkimball@heraldonline.com

Rock Hill’s Ed Currie hoping to turn pepper fame into fortune

April 10, 2016 4:19 PM