You Did It!: #7MILLIONMEALS

$3.3 million raised to help feed children in America Thank you to our generous customers and hardworking associates who helped us exceed our goal of raising more than $700,000 for Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® Campaign in 2013! We are grateful for the generosity of everyone involved in our #7MillionMeals campaign.  Every dollar raised will help connect a child in need with up to ten meals where they live, learn, and play. We already feel so fortunate to have amazing customers who share our products as part of their family traditions. The fact that so many of our customers have also helped to make each day a little brighter for children in need throughout America makes us even more appreciative. Since 2008, more than $3.3 million has been raised by Hickory Farms customers and associates to support the No Kid Hungry® Campaign.  Thank you so much! To learn more about the No Kid Hungry campaign and to join the fight to end childhood hunger in America, visit www.NoKidHungry.org.

No Kid Hungry

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Here at Hickory Farms, we feel incredibly fortunate. For over 60 years, our customers have shared our specialty foods and gifts with their friends and family as part of their celebrations.  We are honored to be part of this generous act of sharing and giving, especially during the holidays. This connection between families and giving is why we have been so dedicated in our support of the No Kid Hungry Campaign. Since 2008, our dedicated customers have helped us raise more than $2.5 million for this important cause, and we can’t thank them enough for the enormous role they play in giving back. This year, our mission is to raise more than $700,000, which will provide access to approximately 7 million meals for children in the U.S. who struggle with hunger. We call it our 7 Million Meals Mission. There are two ways we are achieving this mission: With every Party Planner Gift Box purchased*, we will donate $5 to No Kid Hungry. Our customers can also make an optional $1, $3, or $5 donation with any Hickory Farms purchase at www.hickoryfarms.com or in one of our Holiday Market kiosks or stores. With every dollar raised for No Kid Hungry, you’re connecting …
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Featured Basket – Here’s to the Holidays: Wine and Cheese Pairings

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Are you planning on hosting a holiday cocktail party? With two varieties of our signature sausage, four of our delicious cheeses, a jar of flavorful Sweet Hot Mustard and a bottle of bold Lucinda & Millie organic Cabernet Sauvignon, Hickory Farms’ Here’s to the Holidays basket  is the perfect addition to a fantastic holiday gathering. An introduction to pairing wine with food As a general rule, foods with more subtle flavor should be served with lighter wines, while bold or spicy foods should be served with robust wines. Pairing wine with food from your basket When pairing a gourmet meat and cheese platter with wine, the most important thing to consider is balance. Each component should act in harmony with one another, bringing out additional complexities in the flavor profile. Wine and cheese pairings are one of the easiest to master. Simply read the descriptions of each and look for similarities. The big flavors of your Cabernet, for example, will go well with salty, aged cow’s milk cheeses, such as our Farmhouse Cheddar Blend. If you really want to bring out the spicy notes in your wine, try pairing the Cabernet with our Jalapeño Cheddar Blend. Although you may not see …
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