NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With less than three weeks to go until Election Day, Fairway Market is giving shoppers a chance to vote early – with their stomachs. Starting Friday, October 19, 2012 Obama and Romney-related cupcakes in blue and red, featuring donkeys and elephants and other election-related images, will be on sale in all Fairway Markets; tallies will be taken up to November 5 to determine the winner in each of the 11 tri-state-area locations.
"With all the bitterness emanating from the campaign, Fairway Market is eager to put some sweetness in the battle for the White House," said Herb Ruetsch, CEO of Fairway Market.
The cupcakes will sell for $1.49 each through November 5, 2012 at all Fairway Market locations in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
Fairway Market offers an exceptional combination of traditional, organic and specialty foodstuffs at great prices. Each of the 11 tri-state locations is a fusion of the best specialty stores, organic markets and traditional supermarkets with the services of the neighborhood corner butcher, baker, cheese shop, and fishmonger, and the freshness and variety of the farmer's market - all under one roof.
Fairway Market is a high-growth food retailer offering customers a differentiated one-stop shopping experience "Like No Other Market". Fairway has established itself as a leading food retailing destination in the Greater New York City metropolitan area, with stores that emphasize an extensive selection of fresh, natural and organic products, prepared foods and hard-to-find specialty and gourmet offerings, along with a full assortment of conventional groceries. Fairway is headquartered in New York, New York. See www.fairwaymarket.com.
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