[Jeffrey Rothfeder] McIlhenny's Gold How a Louisiana Family Built the Tabasco Empire [alternative medicine Book] Epub



10 thoughts on “McIlhenny's Gold How a Louisiana Family Built the Tabasco Empire

  1. says:

    How A Louisiana Family Built The Tabasco Empire is uite a story Most people know about the tabasco empire that the Mcilhenny family built on Avery Island in the bayou south of New Orleans but until now little was known about the crazy story and internecine politics that made the business the relative powerhouse it is today Not surprisingly one of the very traits that made it such a success from it’s founding in the years preceding the Civ

  2. says:

    Very interesting history of the family that started Tabasco sauce Well researched A bit slow at times but overall very entertaining filled with fun facts about peppers New Orleans cooking farming the Civil War etc

  3. says:

    I would probably give this book 25 stars but rounded up It was very informative about the beginnings of the Tabasco company challenges they’ve faced over the last 100 years and how they’ve overcome them or fail

  4. says:

    A detailed well researched history of the McIlhenny family and their world famous Tabasco Sauce of which I am a

  5. says:

    Category A Book With An Element From the Periodic Table In The TitleA fascinating history of the Tobasco empire how it was built from

  6. says:

    What an interesting story and the efforts to stay #1

  7. says:

    Interesting story of how tabasco sauce was made and maintained throughout the decades Learn how the McIlhenny's family ran a pepper plantation manufacturing factory and a corporate city

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    DNF No StarsMy review of this book can be found on my Youtube Vlog at

  9. says:

    I'm sure a lot of the reason this book was interesting was that it is Louisiana and it talks about business and family Having been published a few years back it does feel a little incomplete but worth the read

  10. says:

    Rothfeder tells the story of a remarkable family one that literally rose from the ashes of the Civil War to create a hugely successful business based on the sale of a single food product a business that is still w

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Igid code of family loyalty clings to tradition and the old ways of doing business Yet by fiercely protecting its beloved brand and refusing to sell out to big food conglomerates this family business has run circles around its competitors churning out annual revenues that have surpassed everyone's expectationsA delectable and satisfying read for both Tabasco fans and business buffs McIlhenny's Gold is the untold story of the continuing success of an eccentric private company; a lively history of one of the most popular consumer products of all times; and an exploration of our desire to test the limits of human tolerance for fiery foo. DNF No StarsMy review of this book can be found on my Youtube Vlog at

read & download McIlhenny's Gold How a Louisiana Family Built the Tabasco Empire

McIlhenny's Gold How a Louisiana Family Built the Tabasco Empire

The story of the powerful McIlhennys of Louisiana who turned hot peppers into a Tabasco fortuneAfter the Civil War ended Edmund McIlhenny an ambitious and tenacious Louisiana businessman found himself with few prospects The South's economy in ruins and his millions of dollars in Confederacy currency worthless he had no choice but to return with his wife Mary to her family home in Avery Island a former sugar plantation destroyed by Union soldiersTo McIlhenny's surprise the hot peppers he had planted before being forced off the island had flourished Desperate to start a new business he chopped up the peppers combined them with salt and. I would probably give this book 25 stars but rounded up It was very informative about the beginnings of the Tabasco company challenges they ve faced over the last 100 years and how they ve overcome them or failed to overcome them I was hoping for information on the structure of how dividends and voting shares were set up the amount of profit sharing the descendants receive etc What I didn t like about the book was the excessive flowery language throughout I enjoyed the historical facts and stories but the author tried too hard to use unnecessary in depth descriptions of unimportant details It was just over the top and made it a little difficult and boring to read

read & download Ú PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ý Jeffrey Rothfeder

Vinegar and produced the first batch of hot pepper sauce Or so the story goes He called the sauce TabascoIn this fascinating history Jeffrey Rothfeder tells how from a simple idea the outgrowth of a handful of peppers planted on an isolated island on the Gulf of Mexico a secretive family business emerged that would produce one of the best known products in the world In short order McIlhenny's descendants would turn Tabasco into a gold mine and an icon of pop culture making it as recognizable as far bigger brands such as Coca Cola and KleenexTo this day the McIlhenny Co still run by a family of matchless characters who believe in a r. What an interesting story and the efforts to stay 1