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The Makers of the HERDEZ®, JENNIE-O® and WHOLLY GUACAMOLE® Brands Partner to Celebrate Dia del Nino with Mexican Food Recipes for Kids

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April 29, 2014

Los Angeles, Calif.

Families looking for kid-friendly, delicious meal ideas to celebrate the children in their lives on Dia del Nino, or Day of the Child, can do so by introducing them to “kid-approved” Mexican food or by allowing them to indulge in their favorites with a twist.

This month the makers of the HERDEZ®, JENNIE-O® and WHOLLY GUACAMOLE® brands unveil nutritious, delicious meal ideas just for kids and just in time for Dia del Nino marked on April 30, 2014.

This special day for children has gained popularity over the years in the U.S. It is celebrated in many countries and is a popular holiday among all ages in Mexico. Dia del Nino is a day of extra special recognition of children and invites all to honor them in unique ways, which could include making their favorite Mexican meals!

With a little planning, favorite Mexican recipes like tacos and burritos can be made with good, wholesome ingredients. Parents can start by using quality ingredients such as lean ground turkey as well as authentic salsa and fresh guacamole. Lean ground turkey is a great alternative for those favorite dishes that can still be served with all of the regular toppings like lettuce, tomato, salsa and even cheese. The Dia del Nino Turkey Taco recipe is made with JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey, HERDEZ® Salsa Casera and Original WHOLLY GUACAMOLE® dip. This recipe packs in all the flavor that kids love with nutritious, quality ingredients.

In addition, the most important meal of the day can also be made hearty by preparing a protein-packed Dia del Nino Breakfast Burrito made with JENNIE-O® lean turkey breakfast sausage, JENNIE-O® turkey bacon, eggs, cheese and potatoes. Just top it with HERDEZ® Salsa Verde for a filling breakfast your families will ask for again and again.

Visit Coupons.com to save up to $4 on HERDEZ® salsa, JENNIE-O® turkey and WHOLLY GUACAMOLE® dip. While supplies last. For other nutritious kid friendly recipes, like Mexican Turkey Meatball Subs and Mexican Potato Skins, visit: HerdezTraditions.com/Mexican-Recipes

About HERDEZ® Brand

HERDEZ® salsa is made the authentic way, using fresh ingredients like tomatoes, onions, chile peppers and cilantro. Today, HERDEZ® Salsa is the No.1 salsa brand in Mexico and a growing staple in homes in the United States. With the launch of their new line of authentic Mexican Cooking Sauces, HERDEZ® brand continues to bring the flavors of Mexico to the homes of millions. HERDEZ® brand authentic Mexican products are available nationwide at major grocery stores. Visit www.herdeztraditions.com for more information.

About JENNIE-O Turkey Store, Inc.

JENNIE-O Turkey Store, Inc., based in Willmar, Minn., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corporation and one of the largest turkey processors and marketers in the world. It offers an array of more than 1,500 high quality fresh, frozen, refrigerated and deli turkey products that are distributed throughout the United States and 27 countries worldwide. JennieO.com

About the Wholly Guacamole® Brand

Wholly Guacamole® is a brand of Fresherized Foods, one of the largest manufacturers of pre-prepared, guacamole for both retail and foodservice in the country. A global leader in food safety, quality and innovation, Fresherized Foods was the first to introduce and use High Pressure Processing (HPP) of avocados— or Fresherized® technology—to create their line of Wholly™ products. For more information, visit www.eatwholly.com and Wholly Guacamole brand on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.m.