Instagram Entry Can Earn You A Trip In A Fighter Jet!
(Elwood, IN) An Instagram competition with Sysco can earn a foodservice operator one of three grand prizes, including a ticket aboard a fighter jet in Sysco Foodie’s Red Gold® Folds of Honor Virtual Cookoff. The deadline for your entry is July 16th.
“It’s a unique way to celebrate Folds of Honor and its mission to support the families of fallen military heroes,” says Becca Yeagy, Red Gold’s Senior Marketing Manager of Foodservice. “We’ve partnered with Sysco to raise awareness of Folds of Honor and Red Gold’s 1 oz. Folds of Honor Ketchup Dipping Cup. This contest is easy, fun and a way to earn a one-of-a-kind experience.”
Three prizes will be given away to foodservice operators through the contest. First prize is an exhilarating experience aboard a jet fighter at Stallion 51 in Kissimmee, FL, along with a $1,500 travel stipend. Second prize is a golf outing with Folds of Honor founder, Lt. Col. Dan Rooney at Patriot Golf Course in Owasso, OK and a $1,000 travel stipend. The third-place winner receives a couple’s weekend experience at Folds of Honor Cottages in Owasso along with a $750 travel stipend.
To enter, a foodservice operator must post a photography or video of a meal that demonstrates the use of ketchup as an essential ingredient to your Instagram account, tag @SyscoFoodie, follow @SyscoFoodie, and include the hashtag #SyscoVirtualCookOff in the post copy. During the entry period, each submission will be curated into a gallery and the public will vote for their favorite submission. One vote will be allowed per email address. The submission with the most votes will win the top prize followed by a second and third-place winner.
Red Gold has donated nearly $200,000 to the Folds of Honor charity since it launched a line of Folds of Honor ketchup products starting in 2020. A portion of proceeds from the sale of Folds of Honor Ketchup to goes directly to support the non-profit foundation. The Folds of Honor Ketchup line includes 20 oz. plastic squeeze bottles, 1 oz. dip cup and 9-gram packets.
Get the full details about entering and voting at www.Foodie.Sysco.com/blog/sysco-virtual-cookoff-contest.
To learn more about Red Gold’s complete line of tomato products visit RedGoldFoodservice.com.
About Folds of Honor
Folds of Honor is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to families of military men and women who have fallen or been disabled while on active duty in the United States armed forces. Our educational scholarships support private education tuition and tutoring for children in grades K-12, as well as higher education tuition assistance for spouses and dependents. Founded in 2007 by Lt Col Dan Rooney, a PGA member and F-16 fighter pilot currently stationed at Tyndall AFB Florida as a member of 301st Fighter Squadron who served three tours of duty in Iraq, Folds of Honor is proud to have awarded more than 29,000 scholarships in all 50 states, as well as Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, including more than 4,500 in 2020 alone. For more information or to donate in support of a Folds of Honor scholarship, visit www.foldsofhonor.org
About Red Gold,
Four generations of the Reichart family have been producing the world’s freshest, best-tasting tomato products since 1942. When the US entered WWII, the government asked citizens to step up and help the war effort and the call was answered. Since then, Red Gold has become the largest privately owned tomato processor in the nation with three state-of-the-art facilities in Elwood, Geneva, and Orestes, Indiana. The company also boasts a million-square-foot distribution center in Alexandria and operates the subsidiary RG Transport trucking fleet in Elwood. Red Gold partners with local family farms across Indiana, southern Michigan, and Northwest Ohio to sustainably produce premium quality canned tomatoes, ketchup, sauces, salsas, and juices for foodservice, private brands, brands, export, co-pack, club and retail channels of distribution. The Red Gold family of consumer brands includes Red Gold, Redpack, Tuttorosso, Tomato Love, Sacramento, Huy Fong Sriracha, and Redneck Riviera 1776 BBQ. Superior Quality, Outstanding Service and Operational Excellence are the shared values that contributed to the employee-created mission statement: “To produce the freshest, best tasting tomato products in the world.” Visit the award-winning website for great recipes, tips and culinary inspiration: www.RedGoldTomatoes.com.
Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. With more than 57,000 associates, the company operates 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2020 that ended June 27, 2020, the company generated sales of more than $52 billion. Information about our CSR program, including Sysco’s 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, can be found at www.sysco.com/csr2020report .