Introducing the Wing-Mate, A Reusable Dipping Sauce Wristband That Creates a Personal Double-Dip Zone for Every Wing Fan
Springdale, Ark. — January 16, 2018 — It’s time to throw the flag on a blatant personal foul occurring on game days in living rooms across the country – the dreaded double-dip. To combat this epidemic, Tyson Foods, the maker of high-quality, fresh and frozen chicken, teams with professional football player and dancing champion Rashad Jennings to introduce the NEW, limited-edition Tyson® Chicken Wing-Mate.
A must-have accessory for every game-watching occasion, the Wing-Mate is a reusable, dipping sauce wristband that creates a personal double-dip zone for game day favorites including Tyson® Any’tizers® Wings, Boneless Chicken Bites, Crispy Chicken Strips and more. Filled with blue cheese, ranch, honey mustard or ketchup, the Tyson® Chicken Wing-Mate allows everyone to personalize their dipping sauce favorites and dip free of judgment, as often as they want.
“Tyson® Any’tizers® Snacks and Crispy Chicken Strips combined with the right dipping sauce are an irresistible pairing that make every game day gathering a win,” said Duke Zandstra, Senior Marketing Director for the Tyson® brand. “The Wing-Mate makes it possible to enjoy game day entertaining without worrying about proper party etiquette. In fact, we even encourage the triple dip when the Wing-Mate is in play.”
People interested in a chance to get their hands on a Tyson® Chicken Wing-Mate Wristband can head to the Tyson® brand Facebook page through February 2, to share their favorite dipping sauce. A limited number of Wing-Mates will be randomly given away, helping fans avoid being “that guy” or “that girl” at their next game day gettogether. See full rules and regulations here: bit.ly/2DgKOLw.
“The game day spread is just as important as the game itself and nothing beats Tyson® Any’tizers® Snacks – packed with protein, full of flavor and ready in no time – you can’t beat it,” said Rashad Jennings. “Game day just got turned up a notch thanks to the Tyson® Chicken Wing-Mate. This dependable ‘teammate’ allows you to double-dip within the rules of the game and enjoy your favorite Tyson® Snacks without judgment – that’s a win-win.”
For more information on Tyson® Chicken Any’tizers® Snacks, Crispy Chicken Strips and the entire Tyson® brand product portfolio, visit www.tyson.com.
About Tyson® Chicken
In the 1930s, John W. Tyson moved his family to Arkansas and began delivering farm-raised chickens directly from his truck. From those humble beginnings, the Tyson brand grew, finding new ways to help feed the nation while staying true to its original belief that every family deserves to have farm-raised chicken of the highest quality on their table. The brand’s portfolio of products includes Tyson® Fresh and Frozen Chicken, Tyson Naturals® Chicken, Grilled & Ready® Chicken, Any’tizers® Snacks, Tyson® Chicken Nuggets and Crispy Strips. As the brand has grown, our beliefs have remained the same. Be good. Be humble. And always keep it real. For more information, visit www.tyson.com.
About Tyson Foods, Inc.
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), one of the world’s largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein. Founded in 1935 by John W. Tyson and grown under three generations of family leadership, the company has a broad portfolio of products and brands like Tyson®, Jimmy Dean®, Hillshire Farm®, Ball Park®, Wright®, Aidells®, ibp® and State Fair®. Tyson Foods innovates continually to make protein more sustainable, tailor food for everywhere it’s available and raise the world’s expectations for how much good food can do. Headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas, the company has 122,000 team members. Through its Core Values, Tyson Foods strives to operate with integrity, create value for its shareholders, customers, communities and team members and serve as a steward of the animals, land and environment entrusted to it. Visit www.tysonfoods.com.
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