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WIN a trip to Avery Island, the home of TABASCO® Sauce for 150 years, as well as the ‘Big Easy’ itself, New Orleans


TABASCO® Sauce, the UK’s best-selling hot sauce this year marks 150 years of flavouring the world’s favourite foods and drinks. McIlhenny Company has been producing TABASCO® Sauce on Avery Island, Louisiana for 150 years, the process virtually unchanged, to this day it is still made using just three simple ingredients, tabasco peppers, vinegar and a small amount of salt.

To help celebrate the anniversary milestone TABASCO® Sauce is offering one lucky myWaitrose member a chance to WIN a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Avery Island, the home of the pepper sauce. One lucky winner and a friend will fly into New Orleans and enjoy four days exploring the ‘Big Easy’ and visit Avery Island to see first-hand how TABASCO® Sauce is made. Sat aside a 170-acre Jungle Garden, Avery Island is home to the TABASCO® Sauce factory, as well as heirloom tabasco pepper fields, a mash-aging facility, a barrel cooperage, and a historic salt mine.

The careful craftsmanship and versatility of TABASCO® Sauce has made it a friend of chefs, home cooks, bartenders and food lovers for a century and a half. It can be found in all corners of the world from restaurants, bars and cafes to fine-dining establishments, home kitchen cupboards, and the handbags of food lovers. In 2009 TABASCO® Sauce received a Royal Warrant by Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen which it still holds today.

For a chance to WIN a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Avery Island, the home of the pepper sauce enter below before 21 February. 

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