Knouse Foods Sponsors 2nd Musselman’s Bright Apples Sweepstakes for K-12

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Schools Can Participate January–March 2017 to Receive Fun, Educational Posters and a Chance to Win Prizes

Following the success of receiving more than 700 entries in 2015, Knouse Foods is starting the new year with its second Musselman’s® Bright Apples Sweepstakes for kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) schools. Participating K-12 schools will receive fun, educational posters that depict famous historical figures and promote the goodness of healthy snacking with apple sauce. Knouse will include a create-your-own Bright Apples poster, new to the 2017 sweepstakes, to inspire a learning opportunity for teachers and students. To earn a bonus entry, schools may submit a photograph of their completed poster.

Knouse FoodsSweepstakes participation requests are encouraged January 1 through March 31, 2017. When the sweeps period is finished, Knouse Foods will choose five winners from a random drawing. Each of the winning schools will receive a $500 AMEX gift card to use for school improvements and a choice of an apple tree seedling or a case of Musselman’s Squeezables.

Eligible foodservice directors, school officials and other school foodservice employees can enter the sweeps in two easy ways: by completing the online registration form or redeeming the K-12 rebate. Knouse will then send participating schools free contest posters to display. After the initial entry, schools have another chance to win by completing the custom poster and submitting a photo including their students with the poster(s) on display.

Bob Fisher, Vice President of Marketing for Knouse Foods, said, “Our Bright Apples Sweepstakes is an interactive opportunity that encourages students to learn about healthier eating habits, while teaching them fun facts about history. As we support U.S. apple growers, it is important for us to educate our future generation about where food comes from, and supporting schools’ educational efforts is a great way to fulfill that goal.”

Learn more about Musselman’s Single-Serve Apple Sauce products. 


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Knouse Foods is an established, grower-owned fruit cooperative and food processor for apple- and fruit-related products. The cooperative includes fruit growers in the Appalachian region of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the Midwest. Known for its environmental stewardship, Knouse Foods is committed to ensuring all of its products meet the highest standard for taste, quality and consistency. Product brands include Musselman’s® and Lucky Leaf®. For more information, visit their website.