Tuesday, February 23, 2010
TABASCO® brand products are made by McIlhenny Company, founded in 1868 on Avery Island, Louisiana, and still family-owned and operated on that very site.
Across the country, Louisiana is known for its spicy food and Iberia Parish is the epicenter of Cajun culinary.TABASCO brand pepper sauce is Iberia Parish's greatest contribution to the culinary world. On restaurant tables around the globe, it is the most famous, most preferred pepper sauce in the world. For over 140 years, Tabasco has been produced by the Mcllhenny family.
The pepper sauce that Edmund McIlhenny created in 1868 on Avery Island is much the same TABASCO® Sauce that is produced today, on that very same site. The basic recipe, the process by which it’s made, and the ingredients remain unchanged. And five generations of McIlhennys and employees have dedicated themselves to preserving its legacy. Learn more at www.tabasco.com