Nigel Barker Launches the "Nonni's Biscotti Moment" Sweepstakes Campaign Encourages Consumers to Capture "Me Time" and Escape with Nonni's New Biscotti Bites

CHICAGO, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonni's, the premiere biscotti baker in North America, has partnered with Nigel Barker, international photographer and judge on the show, "America's Next Top Model" to launch the "Nonni's Biscotti Moment" sweepstakes. The sweepstakes encourages consumers to take a break from their everyday hectic lives and enjoy a moment with Nonni's New Biscotti Bites.  Biscotti Bites are a satisfying and appetizing little treat to refresh and transform snack time into "me time."  The grand prize winner will receive a once in a lifetime opportunity to capture memorable moments and experience star treatment in one of America's most famous cities.

Nigel's Biscotti Moments

Nigel Barker is regarded internationally as the renowned photographer and judge on the show, "America's Next Top Model."   Barker's presence in the fashion, beauty and entertainment industries has resulted in an array of exciting projects including films and commercials. As a result he is constantly traveling around the world and looks to Nonni's for an escape. "Nonni's Biscotti Bites fit perfectly in my camera bag for a spontaneous break between photo shoots," said Nigel Barker. "I am always on the go being a photographer, filmmaker, author and a father, things become stressful and it is important to find time to escape for a few minutes."

Nonni's Biscotti asked Nigel Barker, what is his favorite Biscotti Moment and without hesitation he said, "I met my wife in Italy and remember our first date enjoying a cappuccino and a biscotti after a romantic dinner in Milano - now I always carry a biscotti in my camera bag, for luck."

"Nonni's Biscotti Moment" Sweepstakes

Nonni's Biscotti encourages fans to take a break and enter the Nonni's Biscotti Moment Sweepstakes for a chance to win one grand prize trip for two (2) to Hollywood.  The "Nonni's Biscotti Moment" Sweepstakes will send one lucky winner and a guest for a once-in-a-lifetime vacation to Hollywood, California.  While soaking up the beautiful California sunshine, they can capture many exciting moments on a brand new camera. The three-day, two-night, all-expenses-paid experience includes air travel and accommodations at a popular Hollywood hotel.  The sweepstakes runs Mar. 2 - June 15, 2012, visit the Nonni's Biscotti Facebook page for more information and to enter the sweepstakes.  Nonni's will also randomly select winners for a weekly prize.  Winners will be announced on Mondays at 3:00 p.m. ET during "Biscotti Break Time."

The Nonni's Biscotti Experience

Nonni's Biscotti is made with the highest quality ingredients that have been delighting customers for more than 20 years. The recipes use real butter, gourmet chocolate, toasted almonds and no artificial flavors or preservatives. The twice-baked process ensures an enjoyable crunch that confirms the true Italian tradition and the family recipe that originated in the little town of Lucca Italy.

"Biscotti Bites," a mini-version of Nonni's scrumptious treats make the perfect "anytime snacks" that are low fat and versatile.  These bite-size treats are the perfect go-go-go breakfast or mid-morning snack that can be shared with family and friends or enjoyed as a quick indulgence. Each snack bag is a convenient and transportable way to indulge in a delicious treat whether you're picking up the kids from school, driving to work or just need a quick bite of something sweet. Keep a bag in your purse, in the car or at your desk to fulfill your craving anytime, anywhere. There are approximately 24 servings per package at a suggested retail price of $3.49-$3.99.

  • Classic Almond - A crisp and crunchy biscotti, with the sweet flavor of almonds and just a hint of anise. This classic bite-size creation is rich in Tuscan tradition.
  • Almond Dark Chocolate - A classic almond Biscotti dipped in gourmet dark chocolate; a modern tradition combining the delicate flavors of Biscotti with the rich taste of the finest chocolate.
  • Caramel Milk Chocolate – A light biscotti, filled with sweet creamy caramel and dipped in gourmet milk chocolate; an indulgent combination that is irresistible.

Nonni's Biscotti varieties are available at a suggested retail price of $3.49-3.99 for a box of eight and can be found at grocery and retail chains nationwide.  Nonni's Biscotti comes in seven original recipes, including:

  • Originali - A blend of almonds and walnuts with just a hint of anise. This classic creation is rich in Tuscan tradition and is an excellent complement to a cup of coffee, espresso, or wine.
  • Cioccolati - Originali dipped in gourmet bittersweet chocolate. This biscotti is a modern tradition uniting the delicate flavors of biscotti with the rich taste of the finest chocolate available.
  • Decadence - Designed for the chocolate purist. A dark brown chocolate almond biscotti dipped in gourmet bittersweet chocolate creating a delectable combination. Perfect with a cafe mocha, cafe latte, or even a glass of milk.
  • Limone - A light, refreshing lemon cookie layered with a delicate coating of white icing to create a most unique eating experience and highlight to your day. Perfect for dunking in your favorite beverage, or enjoying with a glass of your favorite light wine.
  • Toffee Almond - A light crunchy cookie filled with English-style toffee bits, blended with some of the finest almonds available and dipped in rich gourmet milk chocolate. The combination of these three exquisite ingredients creates a taste sensation that is heaven on earth.
  • Turtle Pecan - A light crunchy cookie filled with the finest pecans available, blended with creamy caramel and dipped in gourmet milk chocolate. This truly indulgent combination helps make your next break much more satisfying.
  • Triple Milk Chocolate - A rich cocoa biscotti filled with semi-sweet chocolate chunks, dipped in and topped with ribbons of luscious milk chocolate - all the chocolate you love in a light, crunchy cookie. Perfect with coffee, cappuccino, or cold milk.

 "We wanted to give our passionate consumers the opportunity to treat themselves to a Nonni's Biscotti break whether they had 20 minutes or 20 seconds.  We also wanted to make it easier to share these delicious moments with others," said Matt Duffy, Marketing Director for Nonni's. 

About Nonni's Food Company

Founded in 1988, the Nonni's Biscotti brand uses the original family recipe including real eggs, butter and gourmet bittersweet chocolate that gives the Biscotti a light, crunchy texture that is delicately sweet. The devotion to quality ingredients has been the foundation for the continued success of the company. Nonni's Biscotti is the number one selling Biscotti in the country and are the most popular selling Biscotti on the market and the only national brand sold coast to coast.

Contact:
Jen Illescas
Jennifer.Illescas@hkstrategies.com
(312) 475.5936

SOURCE Nonni’s Food Company




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