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About Us

Bavaria (Bayern) - the land famous for the Oktoberfest, good beer - and Good Sausages!

Bayern signBavaria, the southernmost region of Germany, is also the homeland of Anton and Gertraud Stiglmeier, the founders of the Stiglmeier Sausage Company. Anton mastered the secrets of making good sausage in his native Munich, while Gertraud, who came from Garmisch, was trained in selling it. After emigrating to Chicago, they started the Stiglmeier Sausage Company in the year 1960. They built their business on the firm foundation of old-fashioned values, traditional Bavarian and other German recipes, and a love for good sausage. Later, their children John and Elizabeth joined the management team. When the growth of the business demanded more space, they moved it to Wheeling, a suburb 25 miles northwest of Chicago. The company occupies a brand-new building with a state of the art "Wurstküche" designed specifically for producing first class German Style Sausage products. However, many of their loyal customers, although they might have moved away from Chicago, still wanted Stiglmeier's delicious sausages. The answer: Offer a variety of products in a catalog accompanied by an easy-to-use price list/order form. The response from people all over the USA was far greater than anticipated. Today, thousands of lovers of good sausage regularly order their favored products via phone, mail, fax, or on-line directly from the Stiglmeier's.

Yes, you too, may order this week and enjoy your sausage next week - no matter where you live in the USA.

Stiglmeier Sausage — Over 40 years.