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Fri May 2, 2014

From Barbecue Cart to Multi-Million Dollar Company, Texas Pete Sees International Growth

There are millions of bottles of Texas Pete hot sauce at diners, military bases and pantries around the world.

CHA!, the newest sauce to bear the Texas Pete name. The Winston-Salem based company's products can be found on store shelves across the United States and in 22 countries.
Credit Texas Pete

And every one of those bottles is filled in a plain, red-brick building north of downtown Winston-Salem.  For more than 80 years, Winston-Salem has been the home of TW Garner Food Company. The family owned business makes one of the top three hot sauces in the country.

In this week’s cover story in the Triad Business Journal, reporter Catherine Carlock goes inside to learn what’s so hot about this hot sauce maker.

Triad Business Reporter Catherine Carlock explains how TW Garner Foods is growing its product lines in the U.S. and internationally.

To read Catherine Carlock’s stories and more breaking business news from the region, go to the Triad Business Journal online at triad.bizjournals.com.  Justin Catanoso is director of the Journalism program at Wake Forest University and a regular contributor to 88.5 WFDD.

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