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FOSTER FARMS CELEBRATES MORE THAN 20 YEARS OF "SAVING THE DAY"
Consumers count on Foster Farms Turkey Helpline experts and web resources

10/28/2009
LIVINGSTON, Calif. – For more than 20 years, Foster Farms turkey experts have advised thousands of home chefs facing turkey disasters and last-minute questions. From advice on storage and transport tips, to ideas for enviable leftovers, the Foster Farms Turkey Helpline is a trusted resource for consumers throughout the holiday season. This year, Foster Farms turkey experts will once again be on hand to help with a free, round-the-clock Turkey Helpline 1-800-255-7227. Additionally, home chefs can find holiday cooking inspiration with more than 170 special holiday turkey recipes available online at www.fosterfarms.com.

Foster Farms Turkey Helpline operators will be on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week from November 18-30, including Thanksgiving Day. The Turkey Helpline experts can be reached at 800 255-7227. Prior to November 18 and after November 30, the Foster Farms Turkey Helpline is available Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. PST. Online self-help resources are available at www.fosterfarms.com year-round.

"We help home cooks with any turkey-related question or concern–large or small," says Teresa Lenz, Foster Farms’ Consumer Affairs Manager who has been at the helm of the Turkey Helpline for 15 years. "We get questions from first-time cooks who may need advice on how much turkey to buy to feed their guests, and from experienced cooks experimenting with new recipes or equipment."

In addition to the Turkey Helpline, the Foster Farms Web site www.fosterfarms.com is a comprehensive resource for the holiday season. The site features budget-friendly holiday meal suggestions, cooking and preparation guides, carving instructions, nutrition information, food safety tips, and praise-worthy recipes such as Terrific Turkey Tetrazzini, Rosemary Roasted Turkey and Maple Roast Turkey. The company has also developed a holiday-themed brochure, A Fresh Idea for the Holidays, filled with turkey preparation tips and recipes, available at retail stores or by calling 800255-7227.

Foster Farms’ fresh turkey offerings include Whole Young Turkey for traditional roasts, Young Turkey Breasts for shorter cooking times, and pre-marinated Savory Servings® Turkey for no-fuss preparation. Foster Farms’ Savory Servings pre-marinated Turkey Tenderloins are ideal for households hosting smaller feasts or to experience the taste of a traditional Thanksgiving meal anytime of the year.

About Foster Farms
Since 1939, West Coast families have depended on Foster Farms for premium quality chicken and turkey products. Family-owned and operated, the company continues its legacy of excellence and commitment to quality established by its founders, Max and Verda Foster. Foster Farms specializes in fresh, all natural chicken and turkey products free of preservatives, additives or injected sodium enhancers. Based in California’s Central Valley, with ranches also in the Pacific Northwest, the company’s fresh chicken and turkey are produced in or near each region served. Foster Farms also produces delicious pre-marinated, ready-to-cook and fully cooked products that meet the quality and convenience needs of today’s home cooks, retailers, warehouse clubs and foodservice customers. The company’s commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and people is a source of great pride, and, a longtime family tradition.