FAQs

We receive many questions, comments, and requests about our company and products. Below is a list of the most frequently asked questions.

 
 
Where can I buy Vienna Beef products?

Click on Store Locator on this website (for hot dog stand accounts) All Chicagoland Supermarkets and Warehouse Clubs Click on Shop for a list of products sold on our online store

 
 
Does Vienna Beef make more than hot dogs?
Vienna Beef, Ltd is much more than just a hot dog company. Our sausage line includes polish sausage, knockwurst, cheddar franks, bageldogs, corn dogs, chicken sausages, salami & bologna. We also offer a full deli meat line up, including corned beef, roast beef, Italian beef, BBQ beef brisket, pastrami and turkey breast pastrami. Vienna manufactures pickles and condiments under the Chipico
 
 
Why are Vienna Beef products different from the rest?

Vienna Beef offers premium beef sausage and deli meats. Rigid, time-tested recipes are followed to the "T" each and every batch. Our beef comes from the heartland and our craftsmen come from the heartland. But our success comes from honoring the work ethic of three generations. Rich hickory smoke finishes off the painstaking process. Not many companies can say that. Our sausages contain no fillers, artificial flavorings or binders There is only one U.S.D.A. establishment #1! We guard it with pride.

 
 
What methods are used to ensure product safety at Vienna Beef?

Vienna Beef uses ingredients processed from healthy animals. The USDA e-coli program is used, verifying that the animals are slaughtered correctly. Vienna Beef is a HAACP (food safety program) approved manufacturing facility, implementing a sanitation program in which critical areas are checked and inspected multiple times daily. Manufacturing equipment is cleaned and sanitized daily according to a written sanitation procedure, preventing bacteria growth. A skilled and trained quality control lab monitors manufacturing conditions while ensuring product consistency every day. A very select few manufacturing companies have been SQF 2000 Level Two certified. We are proud to be included in this class. This certification recognizes our sanitation, record keeping and accountability to the industry we serve. These steps assure that Vienna Beef products are fit to feed your family. Using the highest quality ingredients and adhering to our strict manufacturing guidelines gives us this confidence.

 
 
Are Vienna Beef products kosher?
No, Vienna Beef products are not kosher.
 
 
I operate a restaurant and use Vienna Beef products. How should I describe your products in my store?
The meat used inside all Vienna Beef sausages is 100% premium beef. If you offer natural casing sausages, then these products utilize a pork casing ( 5 to-a-pound and larger [4,3,2 to thelb.]) or a sheep casing ( 6 to-a-pound or smaller [7,8,9,10 to the lb.]). Vienna Beef offers signage to help communicate the type of casing used in our natural casing sausages.
 
 
How do I get ingredient statements and nutritional information on your products?
 
 
How many hot dogs did Vienna Beef produce in 2012?

Vienna Beef manufactured over 150,000,000 individual hot dogs ranging in size from cocktail franks all the way up to a 30 foot record-breaker[see Conan video] in our Chicago, IL USDA Establishment #1 Facility.

 
 
What are Vienna’s most popular products?

Hot Dogs, Polish Sausage, Turkey Breast Pastrami, Corned Beef Brisket, Chipico Pickles and Vienna Chili.

 
 
How many pickles did Chipico make in 2012?
Pucker up! Would you believe 95 million pickles?