The 4th Great Canadian Sausage Making Competition will be held on Saturday, April 2nd at the Fraser Valley Food Show at Tradex in Abbotsford and will include 115 entries in 19 sausage categories, from 16 competitors across Canada.
This year’s competitors are:
ALTMAERKER GERMAN SAUSAGE HOUSE & DELI – Stephan Till
BEAST AND BRINE LOCAL PROVISIONS – Peter Grulms
BLACK FOREST MEATS & SAUSAGE LTD – Daniel Hauthal
BLACK FOREST MEATS & SAUSAGE LTD – Anita Pichlmeier
COUNTRY PRIME MEATS LTD – Peter Springmann
DRESSED TO GRILL BUTCHER SHOP – Jordan Brooks
EURO WEENIE – Chris Baecker
FOUR QUARTERS MEATS – Geoff Pinch
GELDERMAN FARMS LTD – Jerry Gelderman
KONIG MEAT AND SAUSAGE COMPANY – Michael Hecken
PENGUIN MEAT SUPPLY LTD – Andrew Milicevic
ROBBIE’S GOURMET SAUSAGE COMPANY – Robert Bornais
SEDO’S OLD FASHIONED BUTCHER + DELI – Viktor Kozak
SPOLUMBO’S GLUTEN-FREE SAUSAGES – Renee Garnett
STAPLETON SAUSAGE CO. – Lorne Stapleton
WILKYZ GRILL – Chris & Maria Wilkinson
Last year’s winners:
Anita Pichlmeier of Black Forest Meats in North Vancouver, B.C. was the Overall Champion and won a $500 cash prize for the highest score in the four sausage categories she entered in. Black Forest Meats also won the coveted People’s Choice Award for their liver pate, and first place in the Breakfast and Dry Cured categories.
Second place overall went to Jurgen Burkhardt of Black Forest Meats, and Third place overall went to Robert Bornais of Robbie’s Gourmet Sausage Co. of Windsor, Ontario. The People’s Choice Award runner-up was Dressed to Grill Gourmet Meat & Poultry of Mission, B.C.
Other first place category winners were Altmaerker German Sausage House & Deli (Frankfurter, Schinkenspec, Liver/Pate), Sedo’s Old Fashioned Butcher Shop & Deli (Smokie, Ukrainian, Pepperoni, German Salami), Gelderman Farms (Farmer, Bratwurst, Italian), Konig Meat & Sausage (Cooked Salami, South African Boerwurst), Wilkyz Grill (Mexican Chorizo), Dressed to Grill (English Banger), Robbie’s Gourmet Sausage Co. (Lamb Mergez, Capicollo), and Four Quarters Meats (Italian Salami).
Full results and more information are posted on the competition page.
For more information or interviews, please contact:
Co-producer, Fraser Valley Food Show