• How the Tabasco Factory Makes 300,000 Bottles of Hot Sauce Per Day

    7 days ago - By Eater

    The McIlhenny Tabasco company has been a family-run business for over 150 years For over 150 years Tabasco 's famous red pepper sauce has come entirely from one place: Avery Island, a small area of land surrounded by bayous in southern Louisiana. Tabasco's founder Edmund McIlhenny made the first batch of sauce on Avery Island and the company has stayed in family control ever since. (Every single CEO has been a descendent of McIlhenny.)
    Nowadays, hot sauce is everywhere; and although Tabasco is seen as a fixture in the industry it's important to remember that when Tabasco was created the...
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