Minnesota processors competed for honors at a Minnesota Pork Board competition that challenges innovative thinking. Lakes Processing in
Brad Stevermer, a pork producer and MPB executive board member, said this year’s entries were diverse, used different pork cuts and a variety of seasonings. The judges selected Pork Loaf because it could be served at breakfast, lunch or dinner, and would also be a delicious snack, plus it appeals to a wide consumer audience.
“The texture, flavor and convenience all contributed to Pork Loaf's win,” Stevermer said. “It's a product that consumers of all ages would enjoy.”
Second place went to Jon Frohling of Frohling Meats,
Judges rated the 19 pork entries on edibility (flavor and texture), appearance (visual appeal and workmanship), and creativity (marketability and packaging).
“These businesses are very important to our Main Streets, pork producers and consumers,” Stevermer said.
Source: Minnesota Pork Board