Bio: Nolechek’s at 77th WAMP Convention (Recognition - 2016)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., WI) 4/13/2016
Nolechek’s at 77th WAMP Convention (Recognition - 2016)
Nolechek’s Recognized at 77th WAMP Convention
The exceptional quality of meat products produced by Nolechek’s Meats of Thorp was recognized at the 77th annual Convention of the Wisconsin Association of Meat Processors, held in Madison on March 31 through April 3.
At the Meat Product Show, held in con junction with that meeting, Nolechek’s received the following awards: Grand Champion - Smoked & Cured Specialty Bratwurst - Yodler (Smoked Bratwurst with Swiss Cheese); Champion - Cooked Specialty Bratwurst - Chicken Bacon Ranch Bratwurst; and Honorable Mention - Flavored Bacon - Pepper Bacon.
The Wisconsin Meat Product Competition is the largest of its kind in the United States. Meat processing plants and meat markets from throughout the state this year entered 944 individual products into 36 categories, including summer sausage, bratwurst, ham, bacon, smoked poultry and a variety of other types of meat products.
Over 40 judges, including food scientists, out-of-state meat processors, and other food industry professionals were required to effectively evaluate the many products during the product evaluation session on Saturday, April 2. Individual products were scored for external appearance and eye-appeal, internal appearance, aroma, and taste, using a scale of 1,000 points.
The size of this product show and quality of its entries demonstrates the important role that sausage and processed important role that sausage and processed meats play in Wisconsin’s meat industry and among consumers across the state.
Nolechek’s meats is proud to be part of this outstanding organization and to have the opportunity to participate with the best in the state.
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