Discovered at a market in Port Antonio, Jamaica, the Jamaican Hot Chocolate has plenty of heat and a fruity flavor, making it a popular choice for spicy salsas and hot sauces. The Jamaican Hot Chocolate pepper, which is round and wrinkly, is slightly hotter than the traditional orange Habanero pepper. Its appearance is strikingly similar to that of the Chocolate Habanero pepper. The Jamaican Hot Chocolate pepper can be a great base for salsa or hot sauces as its sweet and smoky flavor, combined with its rich color, make it a terrific pepper for those who enjoy extreme heat. Jamaican Hot chocolate peppers average about 125,000 to 275,000 Scoville Heat Units.