How Tabasco Fills Up To 700,000 Hot Sauce Bottles A Day | Big Business | Insider Business

The McIlhenny Company has made Tabasco sauce using the same recipe since 1868: red peppers, vinegar, and salt. Since the hot sauce is aged in bourbon barrels, it takes five years to fill just one bottle. And most of this process still happens where it all began: Avery Island, Louisiana. Six generations of McIlhennys have lived on the island. But with disappearing marshes and more intense storms along the coast, the family is fighting to protect their, and the hot sauce’s, home.

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0:00 Intro
1:20 Where Tabasco ingredients come from
2:42 How Tabasco is made
7:02: History of Tabasco
7:47 How Tabasco protects the factory from hurricanes

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How Tabasco Fills Up To 700,000 Hot Sauce Bottles A Day | Big Business | Insider Business

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