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Tuesday is National Cheeseburger Day!

Sep 17, 2018 by Sara Brown
Americans eat nearly 50 billion burgers a year—about 3 burgers a week for each person in the U.S. While May 28th is National Burger Day, we can’t help but add a slice of cheese to celebrate all over again!
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A Country-Cured Artisan At Work

Jul 18, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
Uncompromising quality and loyalty to his roots are keystones for Allan Benton. He is the ham and bacon master at Benton's Smoky Mountain Country Hams near Madisonville, Tenn.
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Allan Benton’s Friends of Distinction

Jul 18, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
Allan Benton, owner of Benton’s Smoky Mountain Country Hams, says, “When you’re doing business with great chefs, you must be doing something right.” Here are a few of the celebrated chefs who love his products.
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The Art of the American Country-Cured Ham

Jul 16, 2018 by JoAnn Alumbaugh
Linton Hopkins views ham “as a metaphor for the way all quality food should be treated in the U.S.” He reveres artisans like Allan Benton, who sells up to 20,000 hams and more than 30,000 lb. of bacon every year.