Vienna Beef: The Official Corned Beef of St. Patrick’s Day

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Chicago; the city once known as, “the hog butcher for the world,” now has but one specialty meat company left; Vienna Beef, in business here 121 years.  Vienna Beef was recently awarded the title of; “The official corned beef of St. Patrick’s Day” by the U.S. Patent and Trademark office.  So we thought, what better time than St. Patrick’s Day to take a look inside.

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Please check out our web extra above:  Vienna Beef Chairman and CEO Jim Bodman talks about the challenges of building healthier hot dogs and sausages.

Producer Pam Grimes and Photojournalist Mike D’Angelo created this report.

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