ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Knorr® announced today the launch of its first-ever, free meal starter home deliveries, available exclusively for National Farmers Market Week (August 5 – 9, 2018) in Manhattan, NY. During this limited time offer, through a partnership with experiential technology platform Fooji, fans can simply Tweet using a custom hashtag and emoji to summon a mobile farmers market to their doors.
With each free delivery, people can choose between two varieties of the brand's delicious new meal starters –Knorr® One Skillet Meals Lemon Chicken with Barley or Rustic Italian White Bean with Farro – and receive the recommended protein and fresh, locally grown New York produce to create the perfect summer dinner.
"At Knorr, we're encouraging people to discover new flavors and cooking skills through simple home cooking and the seasonal produce available at their local farmers markets," said Brian Critz, Knorr Marketing Director at Unilever, North America. "We're excited for people to try Knorr® One Skillet Meals, which pair organic ancient grains, like farro and barley, with the best of the season's local vegetables like zucchini, cherry tomatoes and carrots.
Here's how New Yorkers can order their free Farm Fresh One Skillet Meals, in three simple steps:
- From August 5 – 9, Tweet #KnorrToMyDoor + [carrot emoji] to @Knorr, and you'll receive a link to sign up for your free delivery.*
- Enter your info and select your choice of Knorr® One Skillet Meals: Lemon Chicken with Barley or Rustic Italian White Bean with Farro (vegetarian).
- Place your order, and a mobile Farmers Market will come straight to your door to drop off the suggested protein and locally grown produce needed to make your farm fresh One Skillet Meals.
To continue the celebration, on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, Knorr will be hosting a pop-up farm stand at The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) Farmers Market with chef demonstrations, tastings and giveaways. The Market, part of Wellness Wednesdays at NYBG, is located in the Bronx, NY near the Mosholu entrance of the of the Botanical Garden, easily accessed via MetroNorth.
Knorr® One Skillet Meals contain no artificial flavors, colors and preservatives, and can be prepared using just one skillet with a total cook time of about 30 minutes. The six, chef-created varieties are available nationwide at mass retailers and supermarkets for a suggested retail price of $2.99.
*Deliveries run in Manhattan only and are limited to one order per person per day, while supplies last.
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Mallory Zuckerman, Edible
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