HIGH SEASON FOR SAUERKRAUT

Leaves turn colorful, the air becomes colder and it smells of foliage: When autumn is knocking on the door, it’s high season for cabbage, especially the famous German Sauerkraut.

 
 

Did you know …? Short story about Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut is known as one of the oldest preserved food in human history. It says, even Hippokrates estimated Sauerkraut as healthy food.

In times, when fridges hadn’t  been invented, Sauerkraut was very important food to get over hard winters. The preserved cabbage was one of the only and best source for Vitamin C and other valuable ingredients.

Did you know that the conqueror James Cook took barrels of Sauerkraut on their exploration tours? Eating Sauerkraut prevented the seamen before the terrible disease Skorbut. 

Until today, Sauerkraut is a tasty and valuable food. In traditional German cuisine it plays a big role as side dish. But Sauerkraut also fits perfectly with Burger, quiches, sandwichs or pizza. (See some recipe ideas here)

Germany is a typical country for cultivation of cabbage. Tons of white cabbage are cultivated every year and processed to Sauerkraut. Here, also the pasteurized Sauerkraut was born: In 1932, Hengstenberg invented it and sold it in tins. Today Sauerkraut is also filled in jars or pouches.

 
 

Germany as top region for cultivating cabbage

Germany is a typical country for cultivation of cabbage. Tons of white cabbage are cultivated every year and processed to Sauerkraut. Here, also the pasteurized Sauerkraut was born: In 1932, Hengstenberg invented it and sold it in tins. Today Sauerkraut is also filled in jars or pouches.

Find out more about Sauerkraut production.

 

Germany as top region for cultivating cabbage

Germany is a typical country for cultivation of cabbage. Tons of white cabbage are cultivated every year and processed to Sauerkraut. Here, also the pasteurized Sauerkraut was born: In 1932, Hengstenberg invented it and sold it in tins. Today Sauerkraut is also filled in jars or pouches.

Find out more about Sauerkraut production.

 
 

Tasty superfood!

Tasty superfood!

Our Mildessa Sauerkraut is

  • Vegan
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • Low fat
  • Made in Germany
 
 

Recommended recipes

Our tasty Sauerkraut

 

Sauerkraut Bavarian Style

Mildessa Mild Wine Sauerkraut