story starts with my Nani and Poppa, my grandparents (as seen on my label and below)
emigrating to America from
Calabria, Italy over 100 years ago. They brought
with them only their hopes, dreams, and
great Italian Sausage recipes with old
. I am proud to be a third generation Italian-American sausage maker that plans to carry on our family
traditions forever! A few other proud
"Best American Made" from the Wall Street Journal, "America's Best" from the Los Angeles Times, and "Best Gift to Give" from Everyday with Rachael Ray. We
take great pride in making our salami the same way my grandparents did: in small
batches, using only the finest hand trimmed pork, spices ground moments
before blending, tied with pure cotton twine, stuffed into natural casings and
hung to dry- not cooked.
This has been closely compared to the aging of a fine
Every salami has a unique flavor and aroma! At Fortuna's our passion is making only the very best salami and keeping our old world values, flavors, and traditions
alive. Our niche is
all natural salami- they didn't use nitrates and
preservatives in the early 1900s and we certainly do not need to add them
True old world Italian salami made
right here in the USA by Fortuna's Sausage and shipped directly to your door.
- Patti, Paul & family
TELEPHONE - 1-800-427-6879 / Local 802-375-0200
FAX - 1-802-375-0215
Customer Service of any type -
Patti Fortuna-Stannard, Owner
ATTN: Mail order dept.
PO Box 130
Sandgate, VT 05250
Fortuna's Sausage & Italian
Fortuna's, Authentic Italian Sausage &
The Fortuna Family, Patti, her husband Paul, and son, Chris, are third
and fourth generation sausage makers originally from Rhode Island, and
now located in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Fortuna's uses the same
recipes as Patti's grandparents used who emigrated from Calabria, Italy
in the early 1900's.
Each Italian sausage and salami recipe has been passed down from
generation to generation. Fortuna's pride themselves on true old world
Italian sausages and salami, handcrafted, and uses only the finest
ingredients and unique old world drying process to achieve lean and
delicious artisan dry cured sausages that are all natural and nitrate
free and made in the USA.
Fortuna's signature salami, SOUPY
(also known as Supri, Supie or
Calabrese sopressata) have been named "America's Best; aged like a fine
wine" by the Los Angeles Times.
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The Fortuna's have been making sausages, salami, and SOUPY since 1982
and offer every product through their website shipped directly to you
while still maintaining a small hands-on family business that
concentrates on quality.
Over the years the Fortuna family has visited Italy and brought back
wonderful artisan cheese, olives, and the very best Tuscan olive oil
and vinegar, along with a variety of gourmet Italian foods that you can
buy online for yourself, or if you prefer can be arranged in a gift
Fortuna's Sausage & Italian Market offers a large variety of Italian
sausage, traditional salami including the most popular nitrate and
gluten free Pepperoni, Genoa Salami and
and artisan cheese, olives from around the world, specialty foods and
gifts for every occasion. All are available online and shipped