Search

How the real Nuremberg Brats made it to the USA

For decades many American butchers with German-sounding names have offered their customers something they call “Nürnberger Bratwurst”. Naturally, any real German living in the USA would get excited at the prospect of enjoying these juicy, little sausages once again. So, who can blame them for being disappointed when they discover that what they were being offered here in the USA would be outlawed in Germany? That’s right; outlawed! Germany adheres to strict production standards and the use of naming terms that legally protect items with an approved regional designation (Herkunftsbezeichnung). For a bratwurst to legally be called a “Nürnberger” it must be produced within the city limits

© 2020 Abraham of North America, Inc.