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Applegate Announces Proud Partnership with the New York Yankees and Reveals Which of Its 100% Natural Meat Products Made the Roster for Concession Menus


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Fans can find Applegate® products in sandwiches, on pizzas, and as snacks at Yankee Stadium

Applegate, the nation’s leading natural and organic meat brand, has been named a Proud Partner of the New York Yankees. As a Proud Partner, Applegate will be stepping up to the plate with 100% natural deli meats, pizza toppings, and snacking options.

“The Yankees have such a rich history of being leaders in the league, with the highest of standards, and a drive to be the best,” said Nicole Glenn, Applegate Vice President, Brand Strategy and Innovation. “We strive for similar standards and share a mutual drive at Applegate, which is why this partnership is truly a proud moment. We wish the Yankees organization and its fans nothing but good fun and good food!”

Here’s where you can enjoy Applegate® products at Yankee Stadium in 2021:

  • Sandwiches will now be crafted with Applegate Naturals® Oven Roasted Turkey Breast and Black Forest Ham, which will be available at select “Grab & Go” areas.
  • Pepperoni pizza toppings will be made with Applegate humanely raised meat and available at the Pizza Concession stand on the Field Level at Section 125 and at the “Grab & Go” on the Main Level at Section 211.
  • Applegate Naturals® Genoa & Cheddar Charcuterie Plate and Applegate Naturals® Turkey Pepperoni & Cheddar Snack Pack will be available at select “Grab & Go” areas.

“We are excited to begin our partnership with Applegate and look forward to working with Applegate to strengthen its established brand presence at Yankee Stadium and within the tri-state area,” said Michael J. Tusiani, New York Yankees Senior Vice President, Partnerships.

All Applegate® products are made without GMO ingredients, artificial ingredients and preservatives, and are made with meat sourced from animals Applegate humanely raised without antibiotics, added hormones, or growth promotants.

CLICK HERE to see where you can buy Applegate® products online or at a store near you.


Founded in 1987, Applegate produces high-quality natural and organic hot dogs, bacon, sausages, deli meats, cheese and frozen products. Our products are made without GMO ingredients, and we source from farms where animals are treated with care and respect and are allowed to grow at their natural rate, all part of our mission – Changing The Meat We Eat®. Natural can mean many things, but to Applegate natural means our food is:

  • From animals Applegate humanely raised without antibiotics, added hormones or growth promotants
  • From animals fed a vegetarian or pasture-centered diet (our beef is 100 percent grass-fed)
  • Free of added chemical nitrites, nitrates or phosphates
  • Free of artificial ingredients or preservatives

Applegate became a stand-alone subsidiary of Hormel Foods in July 2015. For more information about our products, visit or talk with us on or


Founded in 1903, the New York Yankees are the most successful and popular team in Major League Baseball history, having won 27 championships while appearing in 40 World Series. The club plays its home games at Yankee Stadium, which is one of New York City’s most-frequented tourist destinations and home to numerous non-baseball events, including college football’s New Era Pinstripe Bowl. As a result of their on-field accomplishments and iconic interlocking “NY” logo, the Yankees are among the most recognized brands in the world.

About Hormel Foods – Inspired People. Inspired Food.

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenues across 75 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Columbus®, Wholly®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, , was named on the “Global 2000 World’s Best Employers” list by Forbes magazine for three straight years, is one of Fortune magazine’s most admired companies, has appeared on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” list for the 12th year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. The company lives by its purpose statement — Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ — to bring some of the world’s most trusted and iconic brands to tables across the globe. For more information, visit and