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Add a kick to your dish!

Have you ever noticed a Purnell’s product with a cactus on the label? That’s our very own chorizo! (you can pronounce it chore-reeth-oh) Chorizo is a Spanish-style sausage that’s full of flavor and está buena (it’s gooo-od!). If you’re not afraid of a bit of heat, chorizo is a great way to bring new life […]

Growing up with a growing business

Longtime Purnell employee says he’s still not ready for retirement.   By Lisa King Todd Purnell made a face when asked if he remembered when longtime employee Sonny White first came to work at Purnell’s Old Folks company. “Heck no, I wasn’t even born yet; I’m only 49,” he said. White’s face lit up at […]

Pasta Lovers Worldwide

Surveys have continuously shown that pasta is one of the world’s favorite foods. Not only because it’s inexpensive and easy to make, but also because it can be used in many different, but equally delicious, meals. Not to mention it stocks you up on those energy producing carbohydrates while filling up your stomach. Pasta comes in a […]

Easter Weekend

Easter is quickly approaching, which means it’s almost time to dress in our Sunday best and celebrate with friends and family. It also means time is quickly running out to prepare for the weekend filled with traditions and celebrations ahead. As the eggs are prepped for the great egg hunt, and the baskets are filled with goodies for all, you […]

Check Out Our Featured Product

Do you want to start eating healthier without cutting out all the meat in your diet, or the flavors that come with it? Well, if you haven’t met already, let us introduce you to our friend, the turkey. Eating turkey—periodically or in place of other meats that are higher in fat and cholesterol—can contribute to a healthier diet without […]

Grilling Anytime of the Year!

As the winter weather drags on, you may find yourself missing that warm sunshine of summer, while craving your favorite grilled meals from the backyard barbecues. Well, it’s not time to break that grill out of hibernation just yet, unless, of course, you don’t mind fighting the cold. But, that doesn’t mean you have to wait to grill. Indoor Grilling: If you’ve […]

Shelby County Christmas Parade

We had a gooo-od time at the Shelby County Christmas Parade this weekend! A big thanks to all those who came out and shared in the fun. All Shelby County organizations and businesses are invited to enter a float or group. Awards are given out for categories including Government, Business/Industry, Churches/Schools, and Civic Groups. The […]

A Recipe for Saving Time and Money

We know how hectic life can get these days, so keep your meals deliciously quick and easy at a better price! Save time and money by buying in bulk and cooking in bulk without giving up your favorite meals.

Devoted Customer Flies 320 Miles for Purnell’s Sausage

One could say Bernie Nitz of Milan, Illinois is a loyal customer.   Frustrated that he could no longer purchase Purnell’s Sausage from a local grocery store in Davenport, he hopped in his home-built Rutan VariEze and flew in to Bowman Field in Louisville. From there, he took an airport courtesy car all the way […]

Memorial Day Recipes

Memorial Day is right around the corner and time is running out to prepare for your cookout. Are you ready to remember all the men and women who died while serving our country, and to feed all of your guests? Whether you have your meal planned out, or you’re still stuck on what to make, check out our […]

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