In the Mediterranean tradition, the Cacciatore is a small salame, prepared in the old country style, fresh pork ground coarse with fresh garlic, spices and sherry then stuffed in a delicate, natural casing imported from Europe. To fully appreciate the texture and taste cut it into thick slices - then devour Columbus Salame When the Italian-born founders of Columbus Salame came to America in 1917, they brought their authentic Italian recipes with them. Soon they opened their doors in San Francisco and began crafting and selling their artisan salame. Today, Columbus has become one of the most respected producers of fine foods in the country. They're still a family owned business. And they're still as crazy about making the kinds of premium salame people love.