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Stadium Mustard

A bottle of Stadium Mustard shown as packaged for retail sale.

Stadium Mustard is the trademarked name of a brown mustard popular in Northern Ohio, particularly in Cleveland. Stadium Mustard is served in stadiums and arenas throughout the United States.[1] The name is also used as a generic term to describe both the trademarked "The Authentic Stadium Mustard" as well as "Bertman Original Ballpark Mustard".[2]

Contents

  • Style 1
  • Origins 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Style

Manufactured in Illinois since 1890, Stadium Mustard is made with a brown seed, has no preservatives, sugar, fat or fillers. It is a mildly spicy brown mustard more similar to European mustards than American deli-style brown mustards. Stadium Mustard is unique in that it is homogenously brown in color, compared to traditional coarse-ground brown deli mustards, which are typically mottled in appearance and may feature both yellow and brown mustard seeds.

Origins

The Illinois mustard plant developed the recipe for the brown mustard in the 1890s, supplying both Joe Bertman and The Davis Food Company with the same mustard until 1982. Bertman sold food service products to schools, hospitals, and other large-scale food operations.[3] He supplied mustard to League Park (then the home of the Cleveland Indians) and the Cleveland Municipal Stadium from the 1920s to 1982. In 1969, The Davis Food Company named it "The Authentic Stadium Mustard" and made it available for retail sales in supermarkets. The trademarked "Bertman's Ballpark Mustard" is still sold at Progressive Field, and was declared the "signature concession item" by ESPN.com writer Jim Caple.[4]

In 1971, Davis Food Company President David Dwoskin registered the name "The Authentic Stadium Mustard"[5] (re-registering it in 2009). In 1982, Davis Food Company obtained exclusive rights to sell to both wholesale and retail markets as well as stadiums, arenas and other venues. Sales of the 6 oz. jars began in 1969, the 9 ounce jars became available in 1982, the 9 oz. squeeze bottles in 1999[6] and the 12 ounce squeeze bottles are now currently available.

The trademarked name 'Stadium Mustard' also became synonymous as the generic local term.[7] According to Davis Foods, the mustard is today sold at over 150 stadiums and arenas across the United States—although in Cleveland, only at FirstEnergy Stadium.[2][8]

See also

References

  1. ^
  2. ^ a b http://blog.cleveland.com/pdextra/2009/08/mustard_gas_can_you_tell_the_d.html
  3. ^
  4. ^
  5. ^ http://www.trademarkia.com/the-authentic-stadium-mustard-77564458.html
  6. ^ http://www.stadiummustard.com/history.html
  7. ^ http://cleveland.about.com/od/northeastohiofoods/p/stadiummustard.htm
  8. ^

External links

  • Bertman Ball Park Mustard
  • The Authentic Stadium Mustard
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