Category Archives: German Products

My thoughts on various German products

Happy Worm Day! (A Tribute to Gummy Candy)

Meine Damen und Herrn, let me tell you a story. Twenty-one years ago, on a rainy night in March, a new holiday was born: Worm Day.  After making his way through a parking lot littered with the corpses of earthworms, … Continue reading

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German Products 3: Housewarming Tradition

This product review is not for a consumer product per se, but is rather a product of German society and culture. I had my first guest today!  My colleague came over so we could roughly outline our plans for the … Continue reading

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German Products 2: Funny-Frisch Currywurst Chips, Reinert Bärchenwurst, and Popp Herring Salad with Red Beets

It’s time again for another German product round-up!  It’s all foods again, and I think this particular group may be beyond compare.  Let’s see what you think. 1. Funny-Frisch Currywurst Chips There’s a lot happening here.  Let’s talk Currywurst first. … Continue reading

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Please don’t put stuff in my beer: Altbierbowle

If you ask people what they think of when they think of Germany, the answer will include some reference to beer.  While stereotypes are often based in the imagination, the connection between Germany and beer has some basis in reality.  According to Wikipedia – … Continue reading

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German Products 1: Leibniz Choco Sticks and EnerBio Pfanzliche Pastete

One of my favorite things about a new location is buying things.  I know that’s a weighty statement to make, and we could talk ad nauseam about the social, cultural, ethical, economic and/or political implications of such of statement.  Regardless … Continue reading

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