Awards & Recognition

At Boar’s Head®, all of our products are made with exceptional care and attention to detail. We are proud that so many of our products have been honored for our continued standards of quality.

Featured Award

SHAPE Magazine – July/August 2014

SHAPE Magazine named Boar’s Head Roasted Red Pepper Hummus as a winner in its Editor’s Choice Awards as one of their best creamy snacks. “Your baby carrots, celery sticks, and whole-wheat crackers have finally met their match: This hummus adds a spicy kick to complement your chosen healthy scooper, plus 2 grams of hunger-busting protein per serving."


  1. SELF® Magazine – June 2014

    SELF named Boar’s Head All Natural Roasted Turkey Breast as the deli turkey breast winner in their Health Food Awards program. 

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  1. Cook's Country - June 2013

    Boar’s Head Monterey Jack Cheese with Jalapeño was voted the winner in a blind taste test. “This “buttery” cheese had a “tangy,” “cheddarlike” flavor that was “clean” and “nicely balanced,” and the jalapeños gave it a “bright,” “assertive” kick. The texture was “even and firm” yet “creamy.”

  2. SELF® Magazine Healthy Food Awards – June 2013

    Boar’s Head Ovengold® Turkey Breast was awarded Best Turkey Deli Slice in SELF Magazine’s 2013 Healthy Food Awards. Testers said, “Tastes like Thanksgiving—minus the guilt.”


  1. Men's Health - November 2012

    Boar’s Head All Natural* Cap-Off Top Round Oven Roasted Beef was named healthiest lunch meat in the beef category by Men’s Health. This roast beef has 14 grams of protein for a 2oz. serving, more than other lunch meats.

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  2. SELF® Magazine – June 2012

    Boar’s Head All Natural Applewood Smoked Uncured Ham was voted Best Deli Ham in SELF® Magazine’s Healthy Food Awards 2012. Testers loved the not-too-salty, “fresh from the oven and just carved” flavor.

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  3. Best of Gluten-Free Awards™ sponsored by Triumph Dining

    Boar’s Head won for Best Gluten-Free Lunch Meat. Winners are chosen by popular vote.

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  1. Diabetes Focus 2011 Healthy Food Award

    Boar’s Head Black Forest Brand 25% Lower Sodium Smoked Ham received the Diabetes Focus 2011 Healthy Food Award. It was noted as being dietician approved for being lower in sugar, carbs and saturated fat along with a high ranking in a taste test. The ham was described as “with a hint of sweetness, this low-calorie ham works best in almost any sandwich.”

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  2. SELF® Magazine – June 2011

    Boar’s Head Ovengold® Turkey Breast was voted Best Deli Turkey in SELF® Magazine’s Healthy Food Awards 2011. Panelists said this “addicting” turkey had a “unique spicy taste.” Pile a few slices on whole-wheat bread or dice it for a high-in-protein sa

    view Ovengold® Turkey Breast
  3. Cook’s Country – June 2011

    Boar’s Head Kosher Dill Whole Pickles were voted the winner in a blind taste test. “These kosher dills were, tasters summed up, ’salty, sour, and crunchy‘ - everything a dill pickle should be.”

  4. Real Simple – June 2011

    Real Simple magazine named Boar’s Head Savory Remoulade Cajun Style Mayonnaise as the best cook-out condiment for shrimp. “Who needs a tartar sauce? Instead, try this distinctive ’Nawlins-style dip, redolent of paprika, red pepper, and mustard.”

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  5. Cooking Light – April 2011

    Cooking Light named their top choices for lower sodium foods and Boar's Head All Natural Cap-Off Top Round Oven Roasted Beef made the list. The flavor was described as, “It tastes like a Sunday supper roast that grandma baked from scratch.”

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  1. Better Homes & Gardens Best New Product Award – 2010

    Boar’s Head EverRoast® Oven Roasted Chicken Breast was voted the Best New Product in the Deli Category in the Better Homes and Gardens 2010 Best New Product Award. The award was presented following an independent study, conducted by BrandSpark Intern

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  2. Cooks Illustrated and Cooks Country – June 2010

    Boar’s Head Kosher Dill Whole Pickles are a bite above the rest. Cooks Illustrated and Cooks Country magazines taste tested five national brands looking for the best kosher dill pickle and our Kosher Dill Whole Pickles were named the best.

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  3. Woman’s World – May 2010

    Woman’s World magazine touted Boar’s Head Lite Beef Frankfurters as one of the best healthy hot dogs. According to hot dog blogger, Mike Wick, “They have a strong garlic flavor—almost hot. After the initial burst of heat hits you, it lets up and you get this hearty beef taste. Plus, they have just six grams of fat."

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  4. Every Day with Rachel Ray – May 2010

    Every Day with Rachael Ray listed Boar’s Head Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese as an item to splurge on because as Rach says, “Imported parmigiano-reggiano is always worth the splurge. Knockoffs lack the nutty, multilayered flavors of this Italian staple.”


  1. Fitness Magazine – July/August 2009

    Boar’s Head Branded Deluxe 42% Lower Sodium Ham won for Best Ham.

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