Occasionally, a new product is discovered after a simple mistake. Just like penicillin was the end result of a messy lab bench, Seltzer's Double-Smoked Sweet Lebanon Bologna came about after an error in a smokehouse.
Stores that used to carry little more than ham, turkey breast and roast beef now include deli specialties like coppa, prosciutto and ‘nduja – European delicacies that have found new popularity in the U.S.
Check out the April issue of Independent Processor, featuring our cover story on Hudson Valley Foie Gras offering total transparency. Other features include co-packing partnerships, the relationship between small processors and inspectors, and much more.