2014 Best “Wet Cured” Bacon, Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival

The Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival is not only about sampling quality bacon but is also a competition. Bacon Purveyors enter their bacons to be judged by the festival’s professional judging panel. Based upon appearance, scent, smoke, flavor, texture and balance the top three bacons are awarded in each category. These awards are among the most […]
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2013 Best of Show, Iowa State University Bacon Expo

October, known as National Pork Month, will have a new addition to its festivities this fall. In the No. 1 pork-producing state in the nation, Iowa State has chosen to host a BaconFest event. Since the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences approved the idea, the event has changed in several ways, from venue to […]
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