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From the Old World to West Virginia: Angelo’s Old World Sausage


“So, tell me about your product,” said the man sitting behind the desk in the tiny office. “Why should we stock your sausage?”

Sonny looked to his left, the soft white of the fluorescent lights overhead glinting off his glasses. He knew his son would begin their story – one that traces back over a century and across an ocean.

“Our product is truly authentic,” said Louie in his soft but confident voice. “Our sausage is not complicated; it’s very much like my great-grandfather learned to make it in the Old World. For us, it’s not so much about what we put in it…it’s what we don’t.”

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