Habanero pepper


AKA: Scotch Bonnet pepper

Description: Small and bell-shaped, hot peppers are known for their intense bite. They are encased in glossy skin which can be yellow, green, or red. Several edible seeds are contained beneath its spicy surface.

Taste: Hot peppers are extremely hot. Habaneros or Scotch Bonnets measure between 200,000 and 400,000 Scoville heat units. (In comparison, the Jalapeno measures only 3,500 – 4,500 units.)

Selection: Hot peppers are best when firm.

Ripening: Not necessary

Season: All year

Brooks Origin: Trinidad, Mexico, Belize, and Florida

Nutritional Info:

  • Serving 25g
  • Calories 129
  • Calories from Fat 81
  • Total Fat 9g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 4g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 245mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 10g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 0g
  • Protein 2g
Orange Habanero Pepper
Orange Habanero Pepper
Habanero peppers in a dish
Habanero peppers in a dish

For our retailers and wholesalers

Ethylene Production: None

Ethylene Sensitivity: Yes

Shelf Life: Fresh hot peppers will last between 14-21 days. Avoid well-ventilated areas for storage due to the item’s ability to irritate skin and eyes.

Storage Temperature: 45°-55°F

Storage Humidity: 85%-95%