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Sausage Competition Winners

The New Zealand Retail Meat and Allied Trades Federation

Topic: Sausage Competition Winners

Bells Continental Smallgoods of Porirua makes the best sausage in New Zealand. This is according to a select group of food experts who tasted the six gold medal winners in this year’s competition. The top sausage for 2001 was entered in the beef category and after winning that category on Friday it was judged the best sausage in the competition of almost 300 entries.

The six gold medalists for 2001 are:

Best beef sausage and overall winner : Bells Continental Smallgoods, Wellington

Best pork sausage: Turangi New World

Best saveloy: Cashmere Cuisine Christchurch

Best pre cooked: Foodstuffs Wellington

Best exotic: North Shore Bacon Producers, Auckland (Thai crab sausage)

Best traditionally flavoured: Heller Tasty Auckland (smoky cheese)

The details of other medal winners will be known on Wednesday.

The competition marks the end of National Sausage Week for 2001.


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