Turn up the heat with extra hot, spicy flavor packed into crunchy, cheese snacks. … CHEETOS® Crunchy XXTRA FLAMIN’ HOT® Cheese Flavored Snacks.
Crave cites unnamed experts who suggest the chips rate around 50,000 Scoville units, but we have found no evidence to back this up. This would be comparable to cayenne pepper, according to Chilli World.
What’s Worse: Takis or Hot Cheetos?
Takis are definitely crunchier than their puffed cheese Cheeto counterparts and keep in mind that Takis do not feature a cheese flavor to balance out their overall effect.
Takis crisps go right for the jugular with their acidity, spiciness, and lack of cheese flavoring and are arguably spicier than the Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.
They’re Not Allowed in Some Schools
A lack of nutritional value in Cheetos led California, Illinois, and New Mexico to ban them from being sold on school campuses.
It’s someone’s job to eat Cheetos every day.
Yep, there is a group of people who test the Cheetos every 4 hours to make sure the batches taste the same. It’s called quality control.
How many scovilles is a XXtra hot Cheeto?
The Scoville scale measures the number of Scoville Heat Units (SHU) in a pepper or even a hot sauce. The higher the Scoville rating, the hotter the pepper! According to some experts, they suggest that Flamin’ Hot Cheetos rate around 50,000 Scoville units, but there’s no evidence to back this up.
Are XXtra Hot Cheetos hotter?
These chips are deemed “the venerable OG hot snack” by our eaters, and considered a “top three for sure.” They’re spicier than almost all the chips on this list, only losing out to the XXtra Flamin’ Hot (which, to be honest, only tastes marginally hotter).
Why are XXtra Hot Cheetos so hot?
Capsaicin and chili powder are reported to make up the ingredient listed as “seasoning” in Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. Capsaicin is what gives pepper its spice. When consumed, our body translates this experience into feeling “hot” while at the same time toning down our pain receptors.
How many Scoville units is Takis?
They are estimated to be between 30,000 and 50,000 units on the scoville scale.