The world’s first chocolate sausage has won a top German chef first prize at the annual Sausage Championships in Berlin.

Joerg Staroske said the idea for the chocolate sausage came to him suddenly after a sleepless night trying to come up with an idea for the contest.

Staroske describes the taste of the sausage, which has orange peel as well as chocolate chip fragments, as “surprisingly different”.

The annual Bratwurstmeisterschaft invites Germany’s top butchers to display their creations and compete for the prize of Bratwurstmesiter.

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