LGCM Wins 11 Awards at 2019 Wisconsin Cured Meat Championships

We’re happy to announce that we won 11 awards at the 2019 Wisconsin Cured Meat Championships! Held on April 5th and 6th in Middleton, WI, the Wisconsin Cured Meat Championships are the largest competition for small meat processors in the United States. Almost 1,000 different products from more than 40 small meat processors are entered, and judged on flavor, aroma, texture, and appearance by expert judges. After exhaustive judging, it was revealed that Lake Geneva Country Meats won 11 award plaques, and achieved 6 honorable mention awards!

LGCM Team at 2019 WCMC

The LGCM Team of Marc, Kathy, Jeff, Scott, and Anita with the awards haul.

Here’s the full list of this year’s award winning products:

grand champion

  • Cured Specialty Meat Products – Smoked Flank Steak
  • Fresh Dinner Sausage – Chorizo Sausage
  • Luncheon or Jellied Loaf – Cherry Ham Loaf
  • Whole Muscle Jerky – Teriyaki Jerky

Reserve grand champion

  • Bacon


  • Fresh Traditional Bratwurst
  • Restructured Jerky – BBQ Beef Strips
  • Smoked, Cooked & Cured Traditional Bratwurst

Reserve Champion

  • Cooked Traditional Bratwurst
  • Large Diameter Luncheon Meat – Bologna
  • Traditional Boneless Ham

honorable mention

  • Braunschweiger Liver Sausage
  • Cured Specialty Meat Products – Ultimate Bacon
  • Flavored Snack Sausages – Cheddar Bites
  • Natural Casing Frankfurters / Wieners
  • Skinless Frankfurters / Wieners
  • Small Diameter Smoked & Cooked Sausage – Smoked Italian Sausage with Tomato & Cheese

We are thrilled with these results and so proud of Jeff, Marc, and the entire LGCM production team that crafted these products and got them ready for competition. These award winning products show the high quality products you can expect to enjoy from LGCM each time you stop in the store. We hope to see you soon at Lake Geneva Country Meats, home of the most award winning meat products in Southern Wisconsin!

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