Silver Floss® and Krrrrisp Kraut® are America's Best-Tasting Sauerkraut Brands According to ChefsBest™

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Independent chefs at American Culinary ChefsBest™ recently gave the ChefsBest Award for Best Taste to Great Lakes Kraut Co.'s Silver Floss and Krrrrisp Kraut sauerkraut for being America's best-tasting, shelf-stable and refrigerated brands.

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It's official. Silver Floss and Krrrrisp Kraut, the leading brands of sauerkraut in the United States, are the country's best-tasting brands, according to the independent chefs at American Culinary ChefsBest™.

The organization recently gave its ChefsBest Award for Best Taste to Great Lakes Kraut Co.'s Silver Floss and Krrrrisp Kraut sauerkraut for being America's best-tasting, shelf-stable and refrigerated brands respectively. The brands were evaluated in a competitive, blind judging and were rated highest in overall quality among leading brands.

"The ChefsBest award recognizes our efforts to produce superior sauerkraut and we are honored," said Ryan Downs, co-owner of Great Lakes Kraut. "Over the course of four generations, we've perfected the art of making great tasting, high-quality sauerkraut - the world's best. Winning this award reinforces what our customers already know - that they made an excellent buying decision for their families."

The award means anyone purchasing sauerkraut - from grilling and tailgating connoisseurs, chefs and foodservice professionals, to Reuben sandwich lovers, fans of traditional home-cooked meals and sauerkraut recipes, and anyone with a general interest in a healthy diet--is assured of getting the best sauerkraut for their dollar.

"Food is the third largest expenditure of the American household," added Heidi Wissmiller, chief operating officer, American Culinary ChefsBest. "Yet with thousands of products in the average grocery store, it can be hard to determine which is the best product for your dollar. The ChefsBest Award provides unbiased, credible information about the best products in America."

American Culinary ChefsBest is the independent, chef-based organization dedicated to recognizing and honoring the best products in America. Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., the organization conducts taste and performance testing for food and food-related products. All testing is done independent of manufacturers and they do not pay to be judged. The prestigious ChefsBest Award can be found on over 1,500 products including such revered products as Lay's Classic Potato Chips, Yoplait Light Yogurt, Kraft Mayonnaise, Sara Lee Frozen Pies and now Great Lakes Kraut's Silver Floss and Krrrrisp Kraut brands of sauerkraut.

Silver Floss and Krrrrisp Kraut sauerkraut, winners of the ChefsBest Award as America's best-tasting sauerkraut, are manufactured by the world's largest sauerkraut producer, Great Lakes Kraut Co., LLC, Bear Creek, Wis. With processing facilities in Bear Creek and Shortsville, N.Y.--the best cabbage growing regions in the world--the company combines modern technology and four generations of sauerkraut-making expertise to produce the country's leading brands. Silver Floss canned and jarred sauerkraut is found in the canned vegetable section of grocery stores in the East, South, and Midwest. Krrrrisp Kraut refrigerated sauerkraut is located in the meat department at grocery stores nationwide. For more information about Great Lakes Kraut and its award-winning brands, visit


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