Enumclaw’s Olson’s Meat receives the Golden Platter award

Owners and employees display all the honors brought home from this year’s competition.

The crew from Enumclaw’s Olson’s Meat once again received the Golden Platter, awarded to the all-around grand champion at the Northwest Meat Processors Association annual convention.

Olson’s was honored during the 2014 gathering, which took place March 27-29 in Pendleton, Ore.

This year’s competition consisted of 14 categories and 186 entries from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Northern California and Montana.

The Olson family took grand champion honors for its slab bacon, boneless ham, fermented sausage and fresh North Country sausage; won reserve grand champion for specialty bacon, boneless ham, beef jerky, hickory honey ham, pastrami and smoked whole turkey; and received champion honors for its summer sausage and chicken mango fresh link.