October is breast cancer awareness month and many food products, restaurants and companies participate in the fight by donating funds collected for specially created "Pink" products. Below is a list of Pink food products and Breast Cancer Awareness partners from the food world. The list was collected from the Susan G. Komen website so if we have left anyone off we apologize and suggest your contact your Komen representative to ensure you receive full web credit for your involvement.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure is proud to be the beneficiary of Boar’s Head Deli Meat sales promotion. From September 1, 2012 – November 30, 2012, Ovengold® Roast Breast of Turkey and EverRoast™ Oven Roasted Chicken Breast will be sold in grocery stores nationwide to benefit Komen for the Cure. Komen will receive a donation of $100,000.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure is proud to be the beneficiary of the California Pear Advisory Board’sPears Careprogram. From July 2012 through November 2012, specially marked packages of California Pears will be sold in retail stores nationwide to benefit Komen for the Cure. On behalf of the growers of California Pears, The California Pear Advisory Board will donate $25,000 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure in connection with this program. For more information on California Pears, its pink efforts and “Pears Care”, go to www.calpear.com
From July 1, 2009 through December 31, 2015, DS Waters is partnering with Susan G. Komen for the Cure in an effort to deliver its support of Komen for the Cure's promise to save lives and end breast cancer forever. DS Waters, producer and distributor of home, office and retail bottled water products across the United States will donate $30.00 for each customer who signs up for the home or office delivery service option under the Budget Plan. A guaranteed minimum donation of $100,000.00 will be made to Komen. For information regarding the Pink Delivered program, visit www.water.com.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure is proud to be the beneficiary of the Eggland’s Best egg promotion. From September 1, 2012 – November 15, 2012, specially marked packages of Eggland’s Best eggs will be sold in grocery stores nationwide to benefit Komen for the Cure. Eggland’s Best will donate $50,000 to Komen in connection with this program. For more information regarding this program, visit www.egglandsbest.com or http://www.facebook.com/egglandsbesteggs.
In 2012, Evian is pleased to continue the fight against breast cancer by partnering with Susan G. Komen for the Cure. To commemorate this partnership, Evian has created a special 1-Liter bottle to raise awareness for the cause. From September 1 through October 31, 2012, the custom bottles of Evian will be sold in retail stores nationwide to benefit Komen for the Cure. Evian will donate $50,000 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure is proud to partner again with the Coca Cola Company, through the Active Lifestyle Brands division. From September 1, 2012 through November 30, 2012 specially marked FUZE and Honest Tea beverages will support the fight against breast cancer. Together the brands will donate $150,000.
Starting in September, more than twenty General Mills brands will carry pink Save Lids to Save Lives lids. For each pink lid received by June 30, 2013, General Mills will donate 10 cents to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, up to $2.5 million. General Mills has already donated $500,000, and will donate up to an additional $2 million based on lids submitted and other consumer actions. For additional ways to trigger donations and participate in the fight against breast cancer, visit www.savelidstosavelives.com
Susan G. Komen for the Cure is proud to partner with Igloo again in 2012. In conjunction with its Pink Ribbon Cooler program, Igloo Products Corporation has donated $25,000 to Komen. Igloo has created a special pink version of the Playmate Pal, Scuba Soft Cooler, MaxCold® Backpack, MaxCold® Soft Sided cooler, and the Ice Cube 14 that will be sold in retail outlets nationwide from January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012.
Since 2001, “Cook for the Cure®, Presented by KitchenAid” has raised more than $8 million for Susan G. Komen for the Cure through donation-with-purchase programs, special fundraising events, auctions, grassroots initiatives, and involvement from culinary notables. Among other honors, the program has earned two prestigious Gold Halo Awards from the Cause Marketing Forum.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure is proud to be the beneficiary of Card for the Cure at la Madeleine restaurants. From September 29, 2009 through September 28, 2013, guests at la Madeleine restaurants will have the opportunity to purchase a Card for the Cause customer loyalty card for $35. la Madeleine will donate 1% of the total purchases (excluding alcohol and gift card sales) made by patrons that present a Card for the Cause loyalty card upon checkout to Komen for the Cure with a minimum guaranteed donation of $100,000. With a Card for the Cause, guests will receive 10% off each purchase for one year from purchase date. For more information, please visit www.lamadeleine.com.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is pleased to partner with LaCroix Sparkling Water in the breast cancer movement once again. LaCroix is proud to bring the Komen for the Cure logo to retail store shelves in the sparkling water section. From September 1, 2012 through January 31, 2013, LaCroix Sparkling Water will proudly display the Komen logo on its 8, 12, and 24-packs. LaCroix Sparkling Water has committed a guaranteed donation of $100,000 to help fight breast cancer.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure is proud to partner with Natures Research Nutritionals. From June 1, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Komen will benefit from the sale of Empower Nutrition protein powder in three different flavors. Natures Research Nutritionals has donated to Komen at least $1.68 in connection with each product, with a guaranteed minimum donation of $25,000.
Nuun is honored to be the Host Sponsor and Official Hydration Partner of the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure®! Nuun is portable hydration in tablet form, with no sugars. Nuun’s drink tablets turn water into a beverage containing a balance of water and electrolytes. As a Host Sponsor and Official Hydration partner of the 3-Day for the Cure, Nuun will support the proper hydration of 3-Day walkers, crew and volunteers who together are fighting to end breast cancer forever.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure is proud to be the beneficiary of Fiesta for the Cure® hosted by On the Border. Guests at On the Border restaurants will be able to add a donation to the bill at the end of their meal. On the Border makes a minimum guaranteed donation of $100,000 to Komen each year through Fiesta for the Cure.
On the Border also supports the community outreach initiatives of Komen’s Affiliates in more than 120 cities across the country through Give Back Nights. During a Give Back Night participating restaurants designate a night and donate 10% of the food and non-alcoholic drink sales from customers who present a Give Back Night flyer at the time of purchase.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure is proud to continue its partnership with Otis Spunkmeyer, Inc. in the fight against breast cancer through the sale of their Pink Cookie. From August 1, 2012 through July 31, 2013, Otis Spunkmeyer will donate to Komen for the Cure $1.50 for each case of Pink Cookies sold to retailers and distributors with a minimum guaranteed donation of $100,000. The Pink Cookie is pre-proportioned cookie dough that is chocolate based with pink covered gems. For more information, visit www.spunkmeyer.com
Susan G. Komen is pleased to welcome SodaStream in the breast cancer movement. From September 1, 2011 through December 31, 2012, SodaStream will donate to Komen $7.49 for every limited edition Fizz Pink water soda maker sold and $1.00 for every 2-pack of reusable bottles sold (US only) with a minimum guaranteed donation of $20,000.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure and The Republic of Tea have been partners in the breast cancer movement through the Sip for the Cure® program since 2001. The Republic of Tea continues it commitment in 2011 with a guaranteed minimum donation of $100,000 during this year to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The signature Sip for the Cure line of products includes five pink tea varieties: Pink Grapefruit Green Tea Pink Lemonade Green Tea, and the new, flavors added last year Pomegranate Vanilla Red Tea and Red Cherry White Tea.
Also included in the program are 250-count bulk bags of tea and 50-count single servings of Pomegranate Vanilla Red Tea. The Republic of Tea also offers specially-designed gift items and accessories, including two mug designs. The Republic of Tea has donated more than $1 million since the inception of the Sip for the Cure® program. For more information,www.republicoftea.com.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure is proud to be the beneficiary of the Trident Seafoods Louis Kemp Crab Delights program. Specially-marked 8 oz. packages of Louis Kemp Crab Delights will be sold in grocery stores nationwide October 1, 2012 through October 31, 2012. Komen for the Cure will receive a minimum guaranteed donation of $30,000.
Yumology noticed that Panera Bread's Pink Bagel was missing from the list of donation partners. The pink bagel is available in stores now and all proceeds from Pink Ribbon Bagels go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.