Bautz'ner Senf

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Bautz'ner Senf

Bautz'ner Senf mustard was first produced in 1866 by a small company in Bautzen, a town on the river Spree about 50 kilometers (30 miles) east of Dresden. Under Communism it was produced by the state and sold in public grocery stores; by the mid-1950s it was East Germany's most popular mustard. In 1992, privately-held Bavarian company Develey bought the rights to the product and opened a new mustard and fine food factory in Bautzen. It relaunched the product, now the best-selling mustard in all of Germany.