Dei Fratelli’s Fifth Annual Ripened Recipe Contest


As a blogger networking and media is a key element in success. I received an email today to share this contest information with my lovely readers. (That’d be you.) Please read the contest information below and follow the instructions. I wish everyone the best of luck to everyone!

~ Caitlin

Leading Tomato Brand Summons Nation’s Most Creative Cooks

Dei Fratelli’s Fifth Annual Ripened Recipe Contest Urges Cooks to Submit Recipes

TOLEDO, Ohio (September 13, 2012) – Dei Fratelli, a preferred tomato brand sold throughout
the United States, announces its fifth annual Ripened Recipe Contest. This national cooking
competition will take place from September 15 through October 31, touting three categories
to submit recipe entries into: General Category/Traditional Favorites, Specialty (Kosher,
Low-Sodium, and “Gluten-Free” and Crock Pot Innovations. All winners will be announced
November 22. Individuals may enter online on, at, on
Pinterest @ DeiFratelli or via U.S. Mail.

The 5th Annual Dei Fratelli Ripened Recipe campaign is being held once again to celebrate
National Tomato Month this October and to inspire a healthy curiosity among consumers for
new ways to enjoy tomatoes. Tomato enthusiasts are encouraged to get creative and submit an
original recipe using any Dei Fratelli products.

The top ten recipes will be selected based on flavor, appeal and creativity. The winners will
receive a prize package, which includes free Dei Fratelli products for a year, their recipe shared
on the Dei Fratelli website, E-newsletter, Facebook and Twitter pages, along with an exclusive
E-Recipe card created of their recipe. We will have one grand prize winner that will receive in
addition to the items listed above, a basket filled with an assortment of kitchen items and a $50
gift card to a Dei Fratelli retailer of their choice.

“Each year, the Ripened Recipe contest brings in more and more delicious and inspiring tomato
dishes,” says Steve Hirzel, President, Hirzel Canning Company & Farms. “Cooks across the
country continue to amaze us with their creativity.”

About Dei Fratelli
Dei Fratelli is manufactured by Hirzel Canning Company & Farms in Toledo, Ohio. A fourth-
generation, family-owned and operated company founded in 1923, Hirzel Canning Company
& Farms produces canned tomatoes, tomato products and sauerkraut in three processing

locations. The company owns extensive greenhouses and farms in northwest Ohio.


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