Glory Foods and Universal Pictures Partner to Sponsor 'The Glory of Family' Sweepstakes

National Promotion Tied to Summer Release of 'Nutty Professor II: The Klumps'

Jul 19, 2000, 01:00 ET from Glory Foods, Inc.

    COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Glory Foods, a manufacturer and
 distributor of a specialty line of Southern food products including seasoned
 canned vegetables, condiments, Glory Foods Southern Selections family-size
 frozen entrees and side dishes, and Glory Foods Mound Bayou Sweet Potatoes,
 has partnered with Universal Studios to create a promotion of family-size
     If you've got a favorite family photo you think is worthy of recognition,
 here's your chance to "Show Us The Glory of Your Family," in a national
 sweepstakes sponsored by Glory Foods and Universal Pictures.  Glory Foods has
 teamed with Universal Pictures to present The Glory of Family Sweepstakes,
 tied to Universal's summer release of "Nutty Professor II:  The Klumps,"
 starring Eddie Murphy and Janet Jackson.
     The lovable Sherman Klump (Eddie Murphy) is back to battle his alter ego
 Buddy Love in Universal Pictures' and Imagine Entertainment's "Nutty Professor
 II: The Klumps."  It's a laugh a minute when Sherman tries to rid himself of
 his monstrous nemesis -- and his disruptive outburst -- once and for all by
 extracting Buddy's DNA from his system.  It's a race against time for Sherman,
 his family and his soon-to-be-bride and colleague Denise Gains (Janet
 Jackson).  The film will be released July 28, 2000 and has a PG-13 rating.
     Family is worth celebrating and Glory Foods in partnership with Universal
 Pictures is sponsoring the Glory of Family Sweepstakes in honor of the
 ultimate family, "The Klumps."  Glory Foods chose to support this film because
 of the family theme.  "Glory Foods is about honoring the traditions of family
 and the comfort foods that often make family gatherings special and
 memorable," explains Bill Williams, president, Glory Foods, Inc.  "We are also
 excited to be partnering with our retailers in this first time effort.  It
 represents a tremendous opportunity to generate excitement at the community
 level, build sales support and continue our quest to make Glory Foods'
 products a convenient meal destination for families," adds Williams.
     To enter, visit your local supermarket and look for Select Glory Foods
 canned products featuring a "Nutty Professor II:  The Klumps" "Star Burst."
 The inside of the labels will list information on how to enter the "Show Us
 The Glory of Your Family Sweepstakes."  For a complete listing of rules and
 regulations, visit the Glory Foods website at: .
     Participating supermarkets will also carry displays of the "Nutty
 Professor II:  The Klumps" featuring The Glory of Family display sign and
 Glory Foods products.  The Glory of Family displays will also feature "The
 Glory of Family Recipe & Coupon Book," featuring Klump Family recipe ideas
 using Glory Foods products.  A Glory of Family static cling freezer sign will
 list information on how to enter the sweepstakes using the company's website.
 The Grand Prize winner will receive a 7 day/6 night trip for a family of four
 to Universal City, California, including roundtrip airfare, hotel
 accommodations (1 room), $200 towards a car rental and up to four VIP tickets
 to Universal Studios Hollywood.  Five First place winners will receive a
 catered family picnic for 20; and, 25 Second place winners will receive Glory
 Foods Family Gift Baskets.  The Sweepstakes will run until September 30, 2000.

SOURCE Glory Foods, Inc.