Buffalo Spree Magazine recently set up a taste test of hot dogs in the Buffalo area. The test not only included hot dogs produced and available throughout Western New York. Seven products were tested for taste, texture, “snap,” skin and seasoning. In the blind taste test, samples of each hot dog were char-grilled and Spree’s panel of seven judges were asked to rate each category on a scale from 1 to 5. Some judges opted to eat their hot dogs with buns, others opted for the hot dog without outside flavor influence. According to the panel, Sahlen’s natural casing hot dog was the undisputed winner. “The winner came out on top in taste and seasoning and was seen as more flavorful and tightly encased than the others,” wrote Margaret Toohey. “It also lacked the general mushiness some dogs have.” The panel, who consisted of Buffalo-area business people, arts executives and a caterer, were unanimous in deciding what Western New York have …Continue Reading
Buffalo, N.Y. − Sahlen’s has launched a new website, featuring an automatic retail store locator. This new function allows visitors to find Sahlen’s products at shops nearby. The new interactive site was designed and developed by Quinlan, Western New York’s only tradigital advertising agency. Along with the store locator, the site includes information on all of Sahlen’s products, including smokehouse ham, turkey breast, hot dogs and sausages. Visitors to the website can also get the latest news, watch video, order products, learn about Sahlen’s 140-year history and contact the company. Founded in 1869 as a family business, Sahlen’s has been a Western New York staple and summer tradition for over 140 years. Sahlen’s is dedicated to providing the freshest and highest quality meat products. ABOUT SAHLEN’S – Sahlen Packing Company was founded in 1869 in Buffalo, New York as a family business. Company founder Joseph Sahlen dedicated himself to one guiding principle: only the freshest and highest quality meat products would …Continue Reading
Buffalo, N.Y. − Sahlen’s is proud to announce their partnership with the Buffalo Bisons, making Sahlen’s hot dogs the official hot dog of the Minor League baseball team for five years. In this new agreement, Sahlen’s hot dogs will be served throughout Coca-Cola Field, including all concession stands, Pettibones Grille & Catering Center and all private party areas. The agreement also includes Sahlen’s signage throughout the park as well as other various sponsorship elements. Founded in 1869 as a family business, Sahlen’s has been a Western New York staple and summer tradition for over 140 years. Sahlen’s is dedicated to providing the freshest and highest quality meat products. The Buffalo Bisons began their 25th season on Wednesday, April 11 at Coca-Cola Field. Fans of the Bisons will continue to find Sahlen’s hot dogs throughout the 2012 season.