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The nearly 80 team members working at Uncle John’s Pride have always considered themselves a part of the family. At the same time, they’ve always known that that family extends well beyond those of who come to work at the Tampa-based sausage company every day; it extends to the local community. “It is a sad… Read More »

Nearly 400 years ago, long before Thanksgiving Day football, and turkeys were receiving pardons on the front lawn of the White House, America (or, as it was called at the time, “the New World”) experienced its very first Thanksgiving. For those of you who haven’t forgotten those third-grade history lessons, the holiday was born when… Read More »

“The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.”  — George Washington Of course, we all hope that our young people are not called upon to… Read More »

Since sausage is what we live for, every month is considered “sausage month” at Uncle John’s Pride. But, did you know there really is a National Sausage Month? It’s taking place right now… during the entire month of October! This month-long celebration of smoked sausage of all kinds was started roughly 20 years ago by… Read More »

Garcia Brand Packing Company, a company that specializes in making, manufacturing and packaging sausages, is now owned and operated by Uncle John’s Pride. Formerly located in Miami, Garcia Brand has been a well-respected and sought-after brand for more than 50 years. Now, Uncle John’s Pride, a more than 40-year-old company located in Tampa, FL, has… Read More »