Cured Meat Excellence Award Winners

Introduced at the 2011 American Cured Meat Championships (ACMC), the Cured Meat Excellence Award was designed to acknowledge the processor that competed the best throughout the entire competition.


  • 2018  (Kansas City, Missouri) Country Meat Shop, Moberly, Missouri
  • 2017  (Lexington, Kentucky) Bardine’s Country Smokehouse, Crabtree, Pennsylvania
  • 2016  (Omaha, Nebraska) Dewig Meats, Haubstadt, Indiana
  • 2015  (Springfield, Illinois) Woods Smoked Meats, Bowling Green, Missouri
  • 2015  (Springfield, Illinois) Bardine’s Country Smokehouse, Crabtree, Pennsylvania
  • 2014  (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) Sailer’s Food Market & Meat Processing, Elmwood, Wisconsin
  • 2013  (North Charleston, South Carolina) Dewig Meats, Haubstadt, Indiana
  • 2012  (St. Paul, Minnesota) Sailer’s Food Market & Meat Processing, Elmwood, Wisconsin
  • 2011  (Reno, Nevada) Frohling Meats, Hecla, South Dakota