The 'hobby' that turned 'hot'

A farm in Wiltshire is experiencing growth at a rapid rate, but it's not your conventional type of agriculture. It is in fact a chilli farm that started out as a hobby in a back garden.

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Wiltshire Chilli Farm on the rise

We sent ITV News West Country Presenter Jonty Messer to a chilli farm in Wiltshire.

His mission: to eat a Naga Bhut Jolikia or ghost chilli, which until 2012 held the record for the world's hottest chilli pepper.

Here's what happened:

The full report will be on this site at 1pm and you can watch it on ITV News West Country at 6pm.

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