Twenty-pound slabs of bacon hang at Benton’s Smoky Mountain Country Hams in Madisonville, Tenn. Allan Benton, 65, says more than 70 percent of his product is shipped out by UPS to restaurants across the country every weekday.
Photo by Tim Barber /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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MADISONVILLE, Tenn. — Smoke creeps out of the tiniest crevices as Allan Benton approaches the doors of the smokehouse, located in the rear of an unassuming building along Highway 411.