We believe fine, handcrafted foods enhance the pleasure of cooking, eating & living

Our Philosophy

All craftsmen share a common philosophy:
There are no shortcuts, no cheating the process.

At Volpi Foods, we’re passionate about producing delicious, natural, exceptionally high-quality foods. We handcraft everything we make using original, authentic recipes. We import our spices from their native habitats throughout the world. And we let time cure our meats naturally, whether it takes four weeks, four months, or four years.

Simply put, our decisions are made not by expediency, but by taste.

Consider that Volpi Foods is the only Midwestern producer that handcrafts all of its dry cured meat in its own facilities—and has been doing so since 1902. We never use nitrates, and all of our meats are locally sourced—free of hormones, antibiotics, and pesticides. Our standards are unparalleled. That’s why we’re the only producer of dry cured meats to achieve the coveted SQF 2000 level 3 certification — a rating that ensures our customers and their families are enjoying the tastiest, safest, and most wholesome meat imaginable.

We’re so proud of our process that we invite you—and all of our customers—into our kitchens to experience the results for yourself.

Volpi Foods offers a wide variety of specialty items. You’ll find our products behind the deli counter, in the self-serve deli section, or in the gourmet food case. Serve them as a delicious appetizer, layer them onto a sandwich, carry them as an on-the-go snack, or add them to your favorite recipe. Sweet, salty, or spicy, the result is always the same: You’ll be savoring a melt-in-your-mouth delicacy that can only have been produced through the most meticulous curing process—and by those who’ve dedicated themselves to mastering their craft.

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