An expanded Tabasco visitor center at Avery Island will mark the celebration of Tabasco's 150 years of operation for the family owned and run enterprise. The new addition will feature a museum with family artifacts, video installations and a restaurant.

CEO and McIlhenny Company President Tony Simmons said,

We're proud of our company's rich heritage and are eager to bring that history to life in the newly expanded visitors center...The visitors center will serve to strengthen our connection to our home on Avery Island, and to our visiting fans and loyal customers.

Completion of the project is scheduled for late fall of 2015.

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