MagazineJul 31, 2013
Little peek at Big L Tobacco Warehouse
The farm cooperative US Tobacco sets the standard for pricing and quality of the area farmer's crops at the Big L Warehouse in Mullins. The traditional tobacco harvest requires many labor-intensive hours to bring the crop to market, especially with the flue-cured variety prominent in the southern United States. With the growing health concerns with smoking in the US, most farmers use market cooperatives to sell their crop to the growing markets in China.