Benson, NC – The North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission, BB#:156017 the marketing and promotion organization of the largest sweet potato-growing state in the United States, has launched the Blazin’ Blackstone Giveaway, a summer recipe promotion highlighting delicious new ways to enjoy sweet potatoes.
The event aims to promote the versatility and flavor of sweet potatoes during the summer months by highlighting the many ways to enjoy sweet potatoes as curated by user-generated content through a mainstream recipe contest . Consumers will share their recipes and encourage friends and family to like their content in hopes of winning one of more than a dozen premium Blackstone outdoor cooking prizes.
“Sweet potatoes are often thought of as a fall or holiday food, but we’re here to say there are so many delicious recipes and uses that make sweet potatoes a year-round favorite, especially when paired with outdoor cooking,” said Michelle Grainger, executive. director of the North Carolina Sweetpotato Commission. “This promotion really lets consumers and sweet potatoes take center stage and showcases the many creative dishes that make sweet potatoes a favorite.”
Consumers can currently submit their original recipes and photos featuring sweet potatoes for a chance to win one of ten (10) second prizes, including Blackstone Warming Racks, one of three (3) first prizes – Blackstone 17-inch Portable Griddle/Air Fryer Combo & Ultimate Adventure Ready Kit, or one (1) Grand Prize – a Blackstone 28″ XL Culinary Pro Rangetop & 30 Piece Accessories Kit with a total prize value of over $3,500. The competition runs until September 30, 2022 and there is no limit to the number of entries per person.
The North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission is committed to supporting its growers and increasing sweet potato consumption through education, promotional activities, research, and honorable horticultural practices among its growers. For more information and to enter the competition, go to https://ncsweetpotatoes.com and follow the North Carolina Sweetpotatoes social media pages at Facebook, Twitter, instagram, pinterestand Youtube for more sweet potato inspiration.
About the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission
Founded in 1961, the North Carolina SweetPotato Commission is a nonprofit corporation made up of more than 400 sweet potato growers, as well as the packers and business associates who support them. The NCSPC is committed to supporting its growers and increasing sweetpotato consumption through education, promotional activities, research, and honorable horticultural practices among its growers.