HP Hood Introduces Two New Flavors of New England's Favorite EggNog

Limited-edition Cinnamon and Pumpkin EggNog add flavor to holiday

entertaining and baking

Oct 30, 2006, 00:00 ET from HP Hood

    CHELSEA, Mass., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, one of New England's
 favorite holiday traditions just got even tastier. HP Hood, New England's
 leading dairy products company, will spice up the season with the
 introduction of two delicious new flavors of its holiday staple: Cinnamon
 EggNog and Pumpkin EggNog.
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     Made with real cinnamon and real pumpkin, the limited-edition flavors
 were developed by Hood's expert eggnog makers, using the company's
 proprietary recipe that consumers have loved since it was first introduced
 in 1953.
     "Consumers have told us that they're always looking for new ideas for
 entertaining during the holidays. We've responded by bringing fun, festive
 flavors to our EggNog line this year," said Barry Boehme, Vice President of
 Marketing for Hood. "In addition to our other eggnog offerings, Cinnamon
 EggNog and Pumpkin EggNog give consumers more great options for cooking and
     Whether served by the glass or incorporated into family-friendly
 recipes, Hood EggNog has been a staple in homes across New England for more
 than 50 years. Hood's beloved recipe blends extra creamy milk with sugared
 egg yolks, cane sugar and a unique combination of nutmeg and rum flavoring
 to make only the highest-quality eggnog beverage.
     In addition to its two new Cinnamon and Pumpkin flavors, Hood offers a
 variety of eggnog products for every taste and lifestyle: rich and creamy
 Golden EggNog; Vanilla EggNog, with pure vanilla extract; Light EggNog,
 providing all the great taste of Hood EggNog with less fat; and No Sugar
 Added, EggNog Flavored Fat Free Milk, using nonfat milk to meet the needs
 of health-conscious consumers.
     All Hood EggNog products and flavors will be available at most grocery
 retailers throughout New England from the first week of November until
 January 2007. For those who want to enjoy eggnog after the holiday season,
 Hood EggNog can be frozen for up to six months.
     Consumers who take pride in their baking can enter their home-grown
 recipes using Hood holiday products into the company's second annual
 Holiday Recipe Contest, where the winning entry will receive a grand prize
 of a two-night, three-day vacation package to The Balsams Resort in the
 White Mountains of New Hampshire. The official Hood Holiday Recipe Contest
 Online Entry Form will be available at http://www.hood.com in early
     For more information about Hood Cinnamon EggNog and Hood Pumpkin
 EggNog, and for delicious recipe ideas, visit http://www.hood.com.
     About Hood
     Hood was founded in 1846 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, by Harvey
 Perley Hood, and has become one of the largest branded dairy operators in
 the United States. Hood is the number-one dairy brand in New England, and
 Hood's portfolio of national and super-regional brands and franchise
 products includes Kemps, Crowley Foods, LACTAID, Nesquik, Coffee-mate,
 Stonyfield Farm Organic Milk, Arizona FRESH Iced Tea and others.