Dean Foods awards $10k for a milkshake recipe and HP Hood offers tickets to a Sprint Cup automobile race in this week’s free-standing inserts. Also in this issue: Kraft cheeses, Breakstone's sour cream, Jell-O desserts, Edwards' frozen dairy desserts, DiLusso cheese, General Mills' Yoplait and Abbott Nutrition's PediaSure.



FSI report for the week beginning June 19, 2011

The 2011 “Dean Foods Milkshake Recipe Contest and Sweepstakes” solicits original, nonalcoholic milkshake recipes in a Milkshake Blender sweeps (from June 1 to Aug. 15). Entry is online or by mail, and limited to residents of certain states. Judges score entries on taste, appeal and originality. Five weekly prizes will be awarded (five per week, 55 total); winners will receive a Hamilton Beach 52277 Classic Chrome 12-Speed Blender or a Hamilton Beach 54227 Stainless Steel Blender valued at $6.

The 10 highest-scoring recipes will be voted on in a separate Voter sweeps, running from Aug. 25 to Sept. 1. One grand prize winner will receive a $10,000 check, one first prize winner will receive a $3,000 check and one second prize winner will receive a $1,000 check. Entry is at belowzerohero.com

Coupon: $1.50 toward any 1.5-quart ice cream SKU or 1-gallon dairy milk SKU.

 

HP Hood’s HeluvaGood sour cream dip brand invites shoppers to “win a HeluvaGood! VIP weekend and wavethe green flag at the races.” The contest awards 198 prizes consisting of tickets to various 2011 NASCAR racing events at four race tracks: Dover International Speedway May (May 14-15 and Oct. 1 and Oct. 2); Michigan International Speedway (June 17-19 and Aug. 20-21); Watkins Glen International (Aug.13-14); and Texas Motor Speedway (Nov. 5-6). Entry is online. Prizes include grandstand tickets and/or hospitality tent access. Total approximate retail value of all prizes is $74,979. Entry is at www.heluvagood.com

 

Kraft Foods was active with FSIs for its cheese, sour cream and snacks.

  • Kraft promotes its Big Slice Swiss cheese singles and Mozzarella shreds made with Philadelphia brand cream cheese. Coupon: $1 toward any Natural Slices SKU with purchase of any Natural Shredded cheese SKU.
  • Jell-O shows a dozen flavors of its desserts and offers a 50-cent coupon toward any refrigerated Snacks SKU. The FSI directs shoppers to “like” the Jell-O Facebook page.
  • Breakstone’s Zesty Blends sour cream states “Taco Tuesday just got spicy. Kaboon.” and adds that it is “the sour cream you other food loves.” Coupon: $1 toward any Zesty Blends SKU.

 



In other activity

  • Edward’s Consumer Brands features its frozen dairy desserts and offers a $1 coupon toward any Singles 2-Pack SKU.
  • Melting Pot Foods promotes the enjoyment of its DiLusso cheeses “the Italian way, alfresco, in warm weather under blue skies.”
  • General Mills promotes many Yoplait yogurt SKUs under the headline “So good in so many ways.” Separately, its child-oriented Yoplait Trix and GoGurt foods tie in to the upcoming release of Cars 2 from Disney and Pixar with the headline “Racing fun in every pack!”
  • Abbot Nutrition helps parents answer the question “Which PediaSure is right for your picky eater?”


 

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