Since 1868, Tabasco has produced hot sauce by aging a spicy mash of peppers, vinegar, and salt in oak barrels for five years. The video below shows how the company makes this iconic condiment through a combination of time-tested methods and modern assembly line efficiency.
- Why does Tabasco still depend on using old bourbon barrels to create its hot sauce?
- Do you think Tabasco should relocate its Avery Island facilities in favor of a place that is more secure from storms? Why or why not?