Congratulations to the top-five winners in our 2021 Best New Refrigerated Retail Products Contest! These five companies pulled away from the other 25 nominated foods in online voting from August 3 to September 3, and will be honored with individual Q&As in our December magazine.
WHOLLY GUACAMOLE, America's No. 1 refrigerated guacamole made with real ingredients and hand-scooped Hass avocados, are launching a limited-time "Don't Hit Guac Bottom" subscription box just in time for National Guacamole Day (September 16). Designed to equip guacamole fans and enthusiasts in the U.S. with ample supply, the six-month "Don't Hit Guac Bottom" box will feature a combination of different flavor varieties of ready-to-eat WHOLLY GUACAMOLE products per month.
Smithfield Foods congratulates Janky Leg BBQ on taking home the overall title at the Smithfield Classic at Nissan Stadium in Nashville. In addition to earning the top prize, Benton, Illinois-based Janky Leg BBQ had an impressive performance throughout the competition, placing top five in all four protein categories.
The results are in for this year’s World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest. In all, there were 267 winners, and with its 47 awards, or 18% of total awards, Prairie Farms had more wins than any competing company, including the top honor of Grade A Grand Champion for Regular Small Curd Cottage Cheese.
Eckrich, the maker of naturally hardwood smoked sausage and deli meats, announces its continued partnership as the Official Smoked Sausage and Deli Meat Sponsor of the College Football Playoff (CFP). To kick off the 2021 season, Eckrich is launching a multifaceted campaign, including a social contest—College Football Playoff National Tailgate Champion presented by Eckrich—where one lucky fan could win a trip to the 2022 CFP National Championship. The brand is also partnering with the CFP Foundation and its Extra Yard for Teachers initiative to host challenges at key games throughout the season for educators to win $1 million to fund education projects.
To celebrate the Canadian arrival of new Ben & Jerry’s Cores, the brand is launching the "To the Core" challenge—a digital scavenger hunt that gives participants the chance to win free ice cream for a year and more.