Genuine German Filder-Sauerkraut - 580ml


Formaggio Kitchen Exclusive

Country of Origin: Germany
Region: Baden-Württemberg
City / Village: Aichtal

This sauerkraut is made with the Arrowhead cabbage - or as it is known in Germany, the Filder-Spitzkraut or Spitzkohl - a "white cabbage" with the lengthy Latin name of Brassica oleracea var. capitata for. alba subv. conica.


The Filder-Spitzkraut is on the German Slow Food Ark of Taste and the cabbage’s name is a reference to the region where it has historically been cultivated – the Fildern, a fertile plateau in the Baden-Württemberg area of Germany (near Stuttgart).

Spitzkraut are considered to be more delicate in texture than typical roundheaded cabbage with finer and less veins - they are also generally seen to be juicier cabbages. Their higher natural sugar content makes them ideal for fermenting - and, hence, perfect for sauerkraut.

Because these uniquely shaped cabbages are harder to process, only three producers still use them to make sauerkraut - among them, Kimmich Sauerkonserven from whom we import these cans. This is the first time their sauerkraut has been imported to the United States.

While still acidic, this Filder-Sauerkraut is slightly sweeter and more delicate than other sauerkrauts we have tried. The flavor is bright and fresh tasting and pairs perfectly with browned sausages, or a pork roast.

To learn more about this unique cabbage and the sauerkraut made from it, please check out our blog by clicking here.


Our Recommended Pairings


People who bought this product also liked...

Genuine German Filder-Sauerkraut - 580ml
Product ID: 03230
PriceQty
$4.95   x
Tell a Friend about this Product.