At-Home Chefs Compete to be Crowned Nation’s Best Veggie Cook
SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Allens, Inc., one of the largest privately held vegetable companies in the nation, announces its third annual nationwide recipe contest, Feast Your Veggies On This. The contest is calling for recipe submissions beginning May 15th through June 17th in celebration of Eat All Your Veggies Day, and the top winners will be announced on June 25th. Allens is bringing Feast Your Veggies On This back in a continued effort to promote healthy eating habits, and to honor 2012′s new wave of the nation’s best veggie cooks.
Allens Feast Your Veggies On This continues to focus on health benefits, calling for recipe entries in the following categories: Gluten Free, Low Sodium and Kosher. Additionally, the Gluten Free category comes with added excitement, asking consumers to utilize Allens and Wholly Guacamole ® gluten free guacamole or salsas in recipes. Wholly Guacamole is sponsoring the Gluten Free category with Allens as both are passionate brands that love to help consumers find new, healthy, flavorful solutions to mealtime challenges.
“We love the gluten free message that Allens is supporting through this recipe contest,” says Tracey Altman, Vice President of Marketing for Wholly Guacamole. “This creates a mealtime challenge for thousands of families and both products can be part of the solution!”
New and returning contestants can show Allens just how fun and creative they get in the kitchen with their most innovative, flavorful and visually appealing creations! The first place winner will win a one-year supply of Allens vegetables and one year supply of Wholly Guacamole. Second place will win a six-month supply of Allens vegetables and third place will win a three-month supply.
“There’s nothing better to our family than swapping recipes,” shares Rick Allen, President of Allens, Inc. “After all of these generations, we still love to hear how people are using vegetables. Sharing food in any way is as Southern as it gets.”
About Allens, Inc.
Allens Inc. a national leader in canned and frozen vegetables since 1926, is family-owned and operated in Siloam Springs, AR. Every Allens vegetable is proudly grown and packed in North America. Allens vegetables are sold nationally and internationally with 11 manufacturing plants throughout the U.S. in Arkansas, Louisiana, Georgia, North Carolina, New York and Wisconsin.
About Wholly Guacamole
Wholly Guacamole is America’s number one refrigerated guacamole. Available nationwide, Wholly Guacamole is an all-natural, no additives or preservatives, gluten-free product in the produce section. Fresherized Foods, owner of the brands Wholly Guacamole, and Wholly Salsa, is the the largest manufacturer of pre-prepared, fresh guacamole for both retail and foodservice in the country. For more information, visit www.eatwholly.com.
SOURCE Allens, Inc.