Company: Sparrer Sausage Co., Chicago
Website: www.sparrers.com
Introduced: June
Distribution: National
Suggested Retail: $1.29 for a 1.2-oz. stick; $3.29 for a 3.5-oz. Lil Bites
Product Snapshot: Beef ‘N Cheese sticks consist of hickory smoked beef packaged with Cheddar cheese sticks. They come in Original Beef, Honey Turkey, Pepperoni, Hot, Teriyaki and Jalapeño varieties. Meanwhile, the Lil Beef and Lil Turkey Bites are bite-sized hickory smoked sticks, available in Teriyaki, Turkey, Original and Jalapeño kinds.
Ingredients (Lil Beef Bites, Original): Beef, water, hydrolyzed corn protein, salt, sugar, citric acid, partially hydrogenated cottonseed and soybean oil, monosodium glutamate, onion, garlic powder, brown sugar, dried beef stock, modified corn starch, spice extractives, natural smoke flavor, sodium nitrite.