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Local meat company receives best of show

March 6, 2020

The California Association of Meat Processors (CAMP) held its prestigious Cured and Processed Meats Championships at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA February 21st-23rd, 2020

The annual competition is open to all processors who are current members of C.A.M.P. All member-processors who cure and smoke hams, bacon, jerky, snack sticks and various sausages are eligible to participate.

The recent competition was extremely competitive, and judges announced the winners in 18 categories, with more than 272 entries competing for prizes. 

Bud’s Custom Meats, Penngrove, CA placed in the following category:

Ham Brined Smoked Turkey-Grand Champion

Smoked Pork Loin-Grand Champion

Canadian Bacon-Grand Champion

Smoked Ham-Champion

Cranberry Raspberry Bacon-Champion


The Joe Cutler BEST OF SHOW With their Ham Brined Smoked Turkey.

Each year, the cured meats competition is held in conjunction with the association’s annual meeting.

Interested processed meat operators or suppliers can inquire about membership in CAMP by contacting Executive Secretary Vicki Cossairt at 916-223-1840 or email her at: