DFV-AAMP Competition for Sausage & Ham

The German Butchers’ Association (DFV, short for “Deutscher Fleischer-Verband”), the official representative of craft butchers in Germany, has formed a partnership with AAMP to hold the 2019 DFV/AAMP IFFA Quality Competition for Sausage and Ham in Madison, Wisconsin. The results from the U.S. competition will be recognized as part of the IFFA show in Frankfurt, Germany, May 4-9, 2019. The awarding of medals and trophies will take place at the IFFA on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Questions? Contact Diana Dietz at AAMP at 717-367-1168. *You must be a member of the American Association of Meat Processors to participate in the competition.


2019 DFV-AAMP IFFA Competition  Results

Competition Statistics

  • 42 plant participants (458 products in total)
  • Total Gold Medals (351)
  • 25 Cups of Honour (awarded to those with five or more gold medals in the competition)
  • Total Winner: Louie’s Finer Meats, Cumberland, Wisconsin with 31 Gold
  • 1st Winner of Sausage: Louie’s Finer Meats, Cumberland, Wisconsin with 25 Sausage Gold
  • 2nd Winner of Sausage: RJ’s Meats, Hudson, Wisconsin with 18 Sausage Gold
  • 1st Winner of Ham: RJ’s Meats, Hudson, Wisconsin with 10 Ham Gold
  • 2nd Winner of Ham: Tiefenthaler Quality Meats, Holstein, Iowa with 9 Ham Gold

Event Date/Location:

January 21-25, 2019
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
330 N. Orchard Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53715
(REGISTRATION CLOSED)