Now in it’s third year the Harwich Sausage Competition is fast becoming a firm diary date for sausage lovers around the area.

The competition is in two parts starting with a sausage throwing competition!  This is followed by a sausage sampling tour of the local pubs.

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Stewards have every detail covered

An assembled crowd of over 150 formed to watch the first part of the competition!

Sausages for throwing

Sausages for throwing

The competition is hotly contested!

Some competitors train for several minutes before the competition

Some competitors train for several minutes before the competition

There can be only one winner!

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Nick Aldridge with a huge 150ft throw to take the title for the Alma Inn

I caught up with one of the organisers, Richard Oxborrow to find out more.

Photo (c) Maria Fowler.  Hear the interview via the player below and on iTunes

Photo (c) Maria Fowler. Hear the interview here and on iTunes

Then it was off around the pubs to sample the sausages!

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Very high standard of sausages, tough to know who to vote for

The winner of the sausage competition was the Alma Inn, Harwich.

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