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Super Saver’s Smokehouse team earned 18 awards at the recent 2017 Nebraska Association of Meat Processors Cured Meats Competition.
The team brought home six Grand Champion awards and three Reserve Grand Champion awards. Team members included “Smokin’” Bob Voss, Smokehouse manager at the Super Saver at 27th and Pine Lake Road in Lincoln, and Adam Meisenheimer , Millard Super Saver Smokehouse manager.
Voss has won more than 200 awards at the state, regional and national levels. For Voss, creating award-winning sausage and cured meats is a labor of love.
“Our team truly enjoys making hand-crafted sausages, hams and other cured meats,” he said. “We’re always testing new recipes and techniques to become better at our craft.”
“We’ve come to expect that our Smokehouse team will win awards every year,” said Pat Raybould, president of B&R Stores. “But we don’t take them for granted. We’re honored that they put their passion and skills to work for our customers every day.”
The 2017 NAMP convention and competition was held in Grand Island March 31 – April 1.
Super Saver's team won these awards: First Place/Grand Champion - Dried Beef, Boneless Ham, Beef Jerky, Full Muscle Summer Sausage, Non-Fermented Beef Jerky, Formed Meat Snack Sticks; Second Place/Reserve Grand Champion - Boneless Ham, Hot Dogs / Frankfurters, Meat Snack Sticks; Third Place/Champion - Ring Bologna, Liver Sausage (Jaternice), Smoked Turkey, Smoked Sausage – Fermented, Bone-in Ham; Fourth Place/Reserve Champion - Bratwurst, Polish Sausage, Sun Dried Tomato Basil Brats, Mac & Cheese Loaf, Smoked Bacon Cheddar Brats.
Lincoln, Neb.-based B&R Stores Inc. is an employee-owned company founded in 1964 by Russ Raybould. B&R operates four store concepts (Russ’s Market, Super Saver, Save Best Foods and Grand Central Apple Market) located in seven cities across Nebraska and Iowa.