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Renfro Foods Announces 70th Anniversary Recipe Contest

Posted on March 03, 2010 by Doug Renfro

Winning recipe will land on a Mrs. Renfro's label

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 1, 2010 - Renfro Foods wants your recipes! To celebrate its 70th anniversary, the salsa manufacturer is holding its first-ever recipe contest.

Entrants are asked to submit original recipes for judging through the company's website and by mail. The winning recipes will land on a Mrs. Renfro's specialty salsa label and be featured on Renfro Foods' online recipe page.

"To celebrate 70 years of business, we're inviting everyone to get those creative juices flowing and to send in an original recipe using one of our 29 Mrs. Renfro's products," said Doug Renfro, president of Renfro Foods. "Salsa lovers in general, and our fans in particular, are a passionate bunch and we thought it would be great fun to see what recipes they come up with using our products."

The recipe contest begins March 1, 2010, and ends July 15. Information about the contest can be found on the company website (, Mrs. Renfro's gourmet salsa jar labels, and social media outlets Facebook (Mrs. Renfro's Gourmet Salsas) and Twitter (@mrsrenfros).

The Grand Prize winners will receive a year's supply of Mrs. Renfro's gourmet salsa and have their winning recipe on a specialty salsa label, among other prizes. Finalists will receive a limited edition Mrs. Renfro's polo shirt. The first 100 online entrants and first 40 by-mail entrants will receive a limited edition Mrs. Renfro's t-shirt.

Renfro Foods is a third generation family business founded 70 years ago as a packaged spices and pepper sauce business. It later expanded to include syrup, jellies, preserves and chow chow, and then salsa. Today Renfro Foods, known for its innovative line of Mrs. Renfro's products which come with a simple and tasty recipe right on the label, manufactures a variety of salsas, sauces and relishes, including 29 Mrs. Renfro's products distributed through leading supermarkets, gourmet foods stores and gift shops in all 50 states, Canada and the Caribbean. The company's three newest salsas – Pomegranate, Tequila and award-winning Pineapple – debuted last summer. For more information, please visit, and join in on the conversation on Facebook (Mrs. Renfro's Gourmet Salsas) and Twitter (@mrsrenfros).

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