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We are proud to announce that our Smoky Paprika XXL Bacon is named a 2022 Good Food Awards Winner and we are also now partnered with Italian culinary destination, Eataly US. 

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2022 Good Food Awards Winner: Charcuterie

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Meet the CEO and co-founder of The Baconer.

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Meet The Baconer—The Craft Producer Leading Innovation Beyond The Bacon Aisle

Situated in the epicenter of farm-to-table cuisine, The Baconer is creating new ways to enjoy America's favorite food—bacon—for today’s generation of home cooks, chefs and photo-snapping foodies. We’ve perfected a collection of craft bacon and related products that offer something genuinely unique and inspires our customers to cook absurdly delicious meals. Our team of food enthusiasts prioritizes high-quality responsible sourcing and exceptional ingredients to craft our richly-flavored products. With specialty items like our award-winning XXL Bacon Steaks, Smoked Lardons, Ground Bacon, all-natural bacon rubs, and virtual cooking experiences, we put you in control of your own culinary adventure. The Baconer donates a percentage of product to organizations supporting universal access to high-quality, nourishing, and responsibly-sourced food. Based in Emeryville, California, our hand-crafted products are available online and at select retail locations in the SF Bay Area. The Baconer has also partnered with leading brands —Eataly, Food52, and Good Eggs. For more information on The Baconer visit thebaconer.com, and join our #BaconFam on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Pinterest.

Founding Story

The Original Bacon Slingers, Camilo Velasquez and Elisa Lewis, were a part of an underground supper Club in Brooklyn, NY feeding neighborhood folks 5-7 course meals, complete with a wine pairing in their chic shared industrial loft apartment. It was here that The Baconer(s) started learning to cure their own meats. By invitation, groups of 10-20 would clamor to join these monthly gatherings.

The husband and wife team moved to California and The Baconer got its West Coast start producing in a local commissary in Oakland, CA, selling on weekends at Bay Area farmers markets. Fast forward a few years and today The Baconer's indulgently thick cut bacons are expertly smoked and cut in Sonoma, CA with the same attention to detail and quality that set them apart from the start.

Now headquartered in Emeryville, CA, The Baconer is an artisan producer exclusively focused on one incredible product: bacon. Forging a unique style characterized by responsible sourcing, chef-driven flavors, and hard to find cuts, The Baconer’s mission is to help people discover America’s favorite food—bacon.

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Camilo Velasquez
“The Baconer,” Head of Product & Co-Founder, and Lead Spokesperson

Elisa Lewis
“The Bacon Boss” Head of Brand & Co-Founder

Dana Young
“The Bacon Whisperer,” Partner, and Head of Communications & Partnerships

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