Hermann Wurst Haus earns nine awards at state contest
By staff writer
Hermann Wurst Haus entered its products at the Missouri Association of Meat Processors’ 74th annual Quad State Convention and Trade Show, held in Columbia, March 1-3. It captured nine awards at this year’s meat product competition held in conjunction with the convention.
The state-wide meat product competition selected the finest examples of cured and smoked specialty items from more than 250 products entered into 20 different classes. Hermann Wurst Haus received the Best of the Midwest – Grand Champion in the beef specialty category for its new product, peppered Italian salami with wine. It also earned first place, Grand Champion honors for the smoked turkey and summer sausage. Hermann Wurst Haus braunschweiger was awarded Reserve Grand Champion; smoked chicken and German bologna picked up Champion honors and jerky, bacon and the always popular, caramelized pear and gorgonzola cheese bratwurst won Reserve Champion.
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