MILWAUKEE, Feb. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Patrick Cudahy®, The Home of Sweet Apple-Wood Smoked Flavor™, is bringing the best in bacon back for the seventh straight year, returning as the presenting sponsor of 102.9 The HOG’s BACONFEST MILWAUKEE 2018, the annual mecca for bacon lovers in the Midwest.
At the celebration, Patrick Cudahy will be sampling its delicious Original Sweet Apple-Wood Smoked Bacon, which is still smoked the old-fashioned way in Cudahy, Wisconsin. All-Natural Sweet Apple-Wood Smoked Bacon, Double Smoked Bacon, and Black Forest Bacon are also on the menu. The Patrick Cudahy booth will give festival attendees a chance to win brand and Green Bay Packers items on the prize wheel and snap photos in the Patrick Cudahy photo booth to share with friends and family on the BACONFEST MILWAUKEE site. Everyone who stops by the Patrick Cudahy station will also be treated to assorted swag, coupons, and a chance to win free bacon for a year.
“Our fans have come to expect the unparalleled taste and experience of Patrick Cudahy at BACONFEST, and after seven years we’re still happy to deliver,” said Bud Matthews, senior vice president of Patrick Cudahy for Smithfield Foods. “As members of the community for more than 130 years, we are proud to celebrate traditions like BACONFEST MILWAUKEE with our fans because that’s what Patrick Cudahy is all about: family, friends, fun, and most importantly – bacon!”
This year’s celebration of all things bacon is happening Sunday, February 25, at the Event Center inside the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information on BACONFEST MILWAUKEE 2018 or to purchase tickets, go to www.baconfestmke.com.
Patrick Cudahy is a brand of Smithfield Foods.
About Patrick Cudahy
For 130 years, families throughout the Midwest have known the name Patrick Cudahy as one they can count on for quality, value and for the unmistakable flavor of Sweet Apple Wood. Our product line includes fully cooked and traditional bacon, bacon pieces and toppings, dry sausage, pepperoni, ham, deli, and sliced meats.
About Smithfield Foods
Smithfield Foods is a $15 billion global food company and the world’s largest pork processor and hog producer. In the United States, the company is also the leader in numerous packaged meats categories with popular brands including Smithfield, EckrichⓇ, Nathan’s FamousⓇ, FarmlandⓇ, ArmourⓇ, Farmer John®, KretschmarⓇ, John MorrellⓇ, Cook’sⓇ, GwaltneyⓇ, CarandoⓇ, MargheritaⓇ, Curly’sⓇ, Healthy OnesⓇ, MorlinyⓇ, KrakusⓇ and BerlinkiⓇ. Smithfield Foods is committed to providing good food in a responsible way and maintains robust animal care, community involvement, employee safety, environmental and food safety and quality programs. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com.
Jeffrey M. Jones