About the Vollwerth & Baroni's Company


In 1915, At the Height of the Copper Boom, German immigrant Richard Vollwerth started a business in the Keweenaw Peninsula, and was determined to make a name for himself. More than 90 years later, copper is history-but the Vollwerth name is known throughout the Upper Peninsula, and beyond.

For more than nine decades, Vollwerth & Co. of Hancock has been preparing delectable sausage that now hold a place of honor among other Upper Peninsula epicurean luminaries such as pasties, prune tarts, nisu and saffron buns.


In 1935, Paul J. Baroni started making his famous spaghetti sauce and it's been a Copper Country favorite ever since. 

His secret: Homemade quality from the freshest ingredients money could buy!(the secret recipe he brought from the old country didn't hurt either)

Today, we are proud of the fact that all of our products are still handmade from the freshest ingredients around and we still follow the secret recipes that Paul J. Baroni brought from the old country.

The Creation of the Vollwerth & Baroni's Company        

In 2008, Vollwerth & Company, purchased the Baroni Company and continues to manufacture the spaghetti sauce utilizing the same equipment as well as continued manufacturing of superior sausage in an expanded facility in Hancock, Michigan so you can continue to enjoy the same products you have come to love!


Our office and manufacturing facility located in Hancock, Michigan