Visitors can watch from a viewing platform the basket-making process of one of the few remaining commercial basket manufacturers in the nation and Texas Basket Company is the largest and most well-known. Texas Basket Company's manufacturing plant has been locally owned and operated since 1919. Texas Basket Company produces several hundred different sizes, types and colors of products, more than any other manufacturer, amounting to produces approximately 15,000 items per day. Fruit and vegetable baskets such as the well known bushel and half bushel are the company's specialty. Fun to know: the company also manufactures apple baskets such as the peck, half peck, quarter peck and even an eighth peck. Other popular baskets are TBC's hand-woven peach & lettuce baskets.
Texas Basket Company
Free to observe.
Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Group Tours of factory and store are available.