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In case you missed the recent 60 Minutes segment featuring the¬†McIlhenny Co., makers of the world’s most popular hot pepper sauce, Tabasco, can be viewed here in all its entirety:

It’s almost great to see mainstream media coverage of the fiery foods industry, and this piece was no exception. However, there are a few factual inaccuracies given, especially when it comes to the history of the pepper sauce given in the segment. Hot sauce historian and owner of MONTEZUMA Brand Sauces & Salsas, Chuck Evans, has pointed out in online communities some of these inaccuracies. ¬†Perhaps he can comment below and help set the record straight when it comes to historical correctness.


Tabasco Segment on 60 Minutes