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Recent News

February 25, 2020. Podcast Episode: ProCo360: Customers are so proud they found us. Eric Gutknecht, CEO, CharcūtNuvo – Eric and his wife Jessica basically STOPPED the multi-generation business of Continental Sausage to remake the company and its products.  The decisions, the branding, and the product innovation are the subjects of this episode.

Denver Business Journal

In the Nov 2019 Edition of the Denver Business Journal, Eric and Jessica discuss their new relationship with Community Banks of Colorado.

Colfax Marathon

2019 Denver Kids / Colfax Marathon

Each year, Continental Sausage, Inc. raises between $10,000 and $15,000 in the Colfax Marathon which provides to many charities including Denver Kids, Inc. Last year Continental Sausage had 13 teams (65 runners) participating in the race. This event also helps the company focus on wellness, health and community initiatives.



Top 200 Private Companies in 2019 (ColoradoBiz Magazine)

Top 250 Private Companies in 2017 (ColoradoBiz Magazine) http://www.cobizmag.com/de/nd17/

Top 250 Companies of 2016 (ColoradoBiz Magazine) http://www.cobizmag.com/de/nd16/

Video:  Made in Colorado Video (2016 ColoradoBiz) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOMBOsrTZrE

Top Workplaces 2016 (The Denver Post)
ColoradoBiz Top Company 2015: Continental Sausage (Manufacturing category)
Good Food Awards 2015 Winner: Pheasant and Chicken Sausage with Spinach, Mushrooms and Parmesan
2015 Best Place for Team Building (Colorado Biz Best of Colorado Issue 6/22/15)
2014 Colorado Companies to Watch Winner
2014 Denver Business Journal Partners in Philanthropy Finalist (Denver Business Journal)
2014 Better Business Bureau Torch Awards
2014 Top Private Company (Colorado Biz)
Good Food Awards 2014 Winner: Bison Pastrami
Good Food Awards 2014 Finalists: Bison Pastrami, Jackalope, Elk Jalapeno Cheddar
Colorado Biz Magazine 2014 CEO of the Year Finalist: Eric Gutknecht
Colorado Biz Magazine 2013 Most Powerful Sales People: John Roelke
Colorado Biz Magazine 2013 Top 50 Family Owned Companies (February 2013)
Colorado Companies to Watch Finalist (2013)
Better Business Torch Awards Finalist (2013)
Rated a Top Hot Dog by Saveur Magazine 2012
Denver Business Journal 40 under 40 (2012): Eric Gutknecht


Bizarre Foods Denver featuring Andrew Zimmern
9News Levy Restaurants at the Pepsi Center Featuring Continental Sausage
The Colorado Convention Rolled Out a New Menu Featuring Continental Sausage


How Continental Sausage became CharcutNuvo (ColoradoBiz Magazine 4/18/16) http://www.cobizmag.com/Companies/How-Continental-Sausage-became-CharctNuvo/

Biker Jims, one of our loyal customers, rated Ten Best Places for Sausage in Denver (Westword 3/11/15) http://www.westword.com/restaurants/ten-best-places-for-sausage-in-denver-6592502

Denver Health’s Hot Rocks Griller Challenge (6/7/17)

Our “Ironman CEO” is profiled in “The Secret Lives of Denver Foodies” (in CONFLUENCE, June 29, 2016)
Adams County Small Business Feature  (VIDEO)
Charcuterie 101 (in CULTURE magazine, May/June 2016)
How Continental Sausage Became CharcūtNuvo (ColoradoBiz magazine, April 2016)
Charc Week Charc Bites features Continental Sausage (5280 Magazine: June 2015)
1st Annual Slow Meat Fair Features Continental Sausage (5280 Magazine: May 2015)
Colorado Expressions Magazine Feature (December-2012/January-2013)
Indulge Magazine Feature (Fall 2012)
Continental Sausage and Whole Foods Supports Denver Kids, Inc. (October 2012 Denver Business Journal)
In Denver, time-honored techniques feed a growing appetite for old school meats (The Denver Post, 10/26/11, by Douglas Brown)

Small Business. Big Opportunity. Bright Future. - Charcutnuvo

We recently visited Colorado for Small Business. Big Opportunity. Bright Future., where Sandra Lee met up with Charcūtnuvo. Charcūtnuvo, formally known as Continental Sausage, is a business passed down through generations focusing on artisanship and redefining classic charcuterie.Follow along for more Small Business. Big Opportunity. Bright Future: http://bit.ly/2qK9llk

Posted by BBVA on Monday, May 15, 2017