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Dec 01, 2014, 13:55 ET
Eckrich Introduces Fire-Roasted Pepper & Onion Smoked Sausage

Eckrich Introduces Fire-Roasted Pepper & Onion Smoked Sausage

As an innovative leader in the smoked sausage category, Eckrich announces the introduction of its latest product, Eckrich Fire-Roasted Pepper &...

Nov 23, 2014, 11:12 ET
Air Force Staff Sergeant Christopher Solso and his wife, Clare, are presented free groceries for a year and a VIP trip to Tucson, Arizona on behalf of Eckrich.

Eckrich, Operation Homefront and Randy Houser Invite Military Family to Be "Like a Cowboy"

 Eckrich and platinum-selling country music star Randy Houser honored a military family with a night of surprises during Houser's November...

Sep 13, 2014, 15:12 ET
Eckrich Celebrates 120th Anniversary This Weekend (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich Surprises Retired Army Veteran Raymond Goss and Family with New Car and Free Groceries for One Year

Eckrich continued to celebrate its 120th anniversary on Friday by honoring a special military veteran and his family in a way only Eckrich...

Sep 09, 2014, 13:52 ET
Eckrich Celebrates 120th Anniversary Honoring Military Veterans and Families (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich Celebrates 120th Anniversary Honoring Military Veterans and Families

Founded in 1894, Eckrich will celebrate its 120th anniversary this weekend in line with the promise on which the brand was built; quality and...

Aug 29, 2014, 17:55 ET
Eckrich and "The King" Richard Petty Surprise Military Family (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich and "The King" Richard Petty Surprise Navy Petty Officer and Family

With help from Eckrich, an American icon recognized an American hero today outside Atlanta.  NASCAR Hall of Famer "The King" Richard Petty...

Aug 15, 2014, 08:34 ET
Military Veteran Daniel Wright (Right) with Family and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Driver Aric Almirola (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Military Veteran Designs No. 43 Eckrich Ford

 Marine Staff Sergeant Daniel Wright was willing to do something for others and never expected any recognition in return.  After being...

Jul 25, 2014, 13:03 ET
Eckrich and Richard Petty Motorsports give new wheelchair to 11-year-old boy. (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich and Richard Petty Motorsports Make Victory Junction Camper Dream Come True

 Born with spina bifida, Samuel Sawyer overcomes adversity each day and inspires all around him, including his father, Mike, who has served in...

Jun 26, 2014, 20:48 ET
Eckrich and Aric Almirola Surprises Military Family at Kentucky Speedway (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich and Almirola Surprise Military Family with Luxury VIP Experience

Army Specialist Daniel O'Dell and his wife never thought they would be meeting a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver at the Kentucky Speedway...

Jun 22, 2014, 16:12 ET
Murphy-Goode's "Grill Sergeant" Dirk Yeaton (left) and Aric Almirola (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich® and Murphy-Goode® Partner to Aid Operation Homefront

 Eckrich and Murphy-Goode, which both support Operation Homefront, have collaborated to develop a special recipe created by Murphy-Goode's...

Jun 12, 2014, 08:40 ET
Left to Right: Jim Knotts, CEO,Operation Homefront; Jennifer Zmrhal, Director, Eckrich; Mayor of Gaithersburg, Sidney A. Katz; Randy Houser, Country Music Artist (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich and Country Music Artist Randy Houser Host a Country Welcome Home for Our Heroes

 Platinum-selling country music artist Randy Houser joined Eckrich, part of the John Morrell Food Group, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods,...

Jun 05, 2014, 21:05 ET
SSG Randy Gray and his wife Theresa were honored by Eckrich, Weis Markets and Richard Petty Motorsports in Tannersville, Pa. (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Military Veteran Gets Once in a Lifetime Opportunity to Be "King For a Day"

Staff Sergeant Randy Gray and his family will be treated like royalty this weekend at the Pocono Raceway thanks to Eckrich, Weis Markets...

Apr 15, 2014, 16:38 ET
Randy Houser Photo Credit: David McClister  (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich® Makes Country Connection with Country Music Star Randy Houser

 Eckrich, the makers of naturally hardwood smoked sausage and savory deli meats, is turning up the volume this summer through its newest...

Apr 04, 2014, 14:51 ET
Aric Almirola with Sgt. Ralph Harroff and Family in Ft. Worth, Texas Today.  (photo credit: Brad Scloss).  (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Military Family Receives Grocery Surprise of a Lifetime

 Through the smoke of burning rubber and Eckrich smoked sausage on the grill came the surprise of a lifetime for Army Sergeant Ralph Harroff...

Apr 01, 2014, 17:49 ET
Eckrich Goes Country with 'Operation Inspiration' Campaign.  (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich Goes Country with 'Operation Inspiration' Campaign

 With hundreds of military families already honored, Eckrich and its award-winning "Operation Inspiration" campaign will now reach millions of...

Dec 31, 2013, 11:51 ET
Eckrich logo. (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich® Announces Winner of their Tailgate Sweepstakes

 Eckrich, a part of the John Morrell Food Group, a division of Smithfield Foods, recently announced the winner of their Ultimate Tailgate...

Nov 25, 2013, 16:35 ET
Eckrich logo. (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Eckrich Wins PromaxBDA Award for Operation Inspiration Campaign

 Eckrich was awarded top honors for its "Operation Inspiration" campaign at this year's PromaxBDA Sports Media Marketing Awards contest. The...

Nov 06, 2013, 13:18 ET
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Tailgate Like a Champ: Eckrich Offers Tips and Recipes

 Although Kirk Herbstreit is most famous for analyzing the on-field action between college football's...

Sep 12, 2013, 19:52 ET
Eckrich and Richard Petty Hand Over Keys for a Mortgage Free House to Illinois Military Family.  (PRNewsFoto/Eckrich)

Richard Petty Hands Over Keys for a Mortgage Free House to Illinois Military Family

 NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty is no stranger to handing over keys.  As the current co-owner of the famed No. 43 NASCAR...

Sep 07, 2013, 23:10 ET
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Eckrich® Hosts "Ultimate Tailgate" for Operation Homefront Military Families in Michigan

 College football season is finally here. It's a time of year where fans gather together at football stadiums across the country to cheer on...

Sep 03, 2013, 11:24 ET
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Eckrich® Announces New Kirk Herbstreit "Ultimate Tailgate" Smoked Sausage

 Eckrich, a part of the John Morrell Food Group, a division of Smithfield Foods, announced today a new line of smoked sausage, Kirk Herbstreit...