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Frank Zummo, president of Zummo Meat Co., Inc., poses for a portrait with boudain sausage at his plant in Beaumont on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006. The company ships boudain sausage nationally through a contract with Wal-Mart and its meat products regionally through other contracts.
Boudain is a sausage with rice. It's typically smoked and a preferred food in this region.