Trig’s Smokehouse is a creator of the authentic Northwood’s smoked meats experience.
Don’t let our quaint Northwood’s Wisconsin atmosphere fool you.
The award-winning Trig’s Smokehouse creates nearly one hundred varieties of the freshest smoked sausages, hams, bacons, beef sticks, and award-winning brats all year round – right here in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.
We teamed up with a Wisconsin Spice Company and put our expertise together to create our mouthwatering secret recipes of all our Smokehouse masterpieces!
To grown Trig's Smokehouse into the preferred national brand.
Our mission is to make quality products without compromise that delight our customers and help us to grow a national brand tha creates local jobs back home and across the USA.
The old “Smoke Shoppe” opens at the Rhinelander Trig’s Store in May
The birth of our Smoke Shoppe was just a little room in the Meat Department of our Rhinelander Trig’s Store!
Our Smokehouse wins the first World’s Best Brat competition
Our Smokehouse Fresh Bratwurst was named the World’s Best Bratwurst and Fan Favorite at the 2010 World’s Best Brat Competition in Watertown WI. Thus, the name change to the World’s Best Bratwurst! In addition that same year, Trig’s World’s Best Brats were named the Grand Champion by the Wisconsin Association of Meat Processors!
New Smokehouse opens; first day of production on August 1st
Our little Smoke Shoppe just could not process our brats fast enough! We built a 29,000 square foot Smokehouse in Rhinelander WI.
Federal license approved, January 15th
To continue our excellent service we thrive for to service our customers, we became Federally licensed. We have a FDA inspector at our facility daily.