Duke Foods now producing refrigerated hot sauce-inspired dips and spreads with legendary brand Texas Pete® in an Exclusive Launch with Food Lion Stores
Greenville, SC – Duke Foods® and Texas Pete® Hot Sauces have collaborated for a new line of hot sauce-inspired dips that will initially launch exclusively into Food Lion stores starting in September 2019. This line of refrigerated dips and spreads is created with the Texas Pete® distinct hot sauce and Texas Pete® Dust Dry Seasoning offered by Garner Foods, using only the finest ingredients like all white meat chicken and real cream cheese.
Duke’s and Texas Pete® have joined forces to bring 4 new dips and 1 new spread to the refrigerated dips and spreads section of the grocery store. The first set of new products will include; Buffalo Chicken Dip, Southwestern Sausage Dip, Fiesta Taco Dip, Chicken Enchilada Dip, and Buffalo Chicken salad. Packaged in a microwave safe container, these dips are perfect eaten hot or cold, but always prepared to be shared!
Duke Brands and Texas Pete® share similar origin stories, as both southeastern companies date back to the early 1900s and both are tried and true brands that commit to keep the motto, best as the standard. The simple goal of these tailgate and seasonal favorite lines of shareable dips and spreads is to continue to connect people across the table, across miles, and across generations.
“We look at this partnership as bringing the best of both worlds to our brand portfolio, as we bring on a trusted partner with a deep-rooted fanbase, and a line of flavor profiles that our team and customers are extremely excited about,” shares Andrew Smart, CEO of Duke Brands. “The team at Garner and Texas Pete® Hot Sauce have been a pleasure to work with, and we look forward to years of continued growth with them as a partner.”
“Texas Pete® is happy to participate in this partnership with Duke brands,” says Glenn Garner, CMO for Garner Foods. “We understand the power great original dips and spreads can have on social events and family get-togethers. Our team has always worked to make the very best products available to our customers, and then encourage them to create their own amazing dishes. This new product opportunity continues that tradition, and we look forward to seeing how our fans take these delicious dips and sauces and make them their own.”
About Duke Brands
A culinary tradition since 1917, Duke Brands specializes in partnering with like-minded companies looking to expand into the fresh sections of the grocery store. Staple items are “homemade” quality foods such as dips, spreads and desserts, producing both bakery and ready-to-eat products from its single facility, which is level II Safe Quality Food Program (SQF) certified.
Duke Brands’ rich heritage began 100 years ago in Greenville SC, with Eugenia Duke, who made delicious sandwiches with a special family mayonnaise recipe. Today, that legacy endures with foods that continue to connect people across a table, across miles and across generations. The company’s products are truly Prepared to be Shared.
About Garner Foods
Headquartered in Winston-Salem, NC, Garner Foods is famous for its Texas Pete® Hot Sauce. Founded in 1929 as a maker of barbecue sauce, the company now sells a full line of hot sauces, wing sauces and seafood cocktail sauce under the Texas Pete® brand, CHA! by Texas Pete® Sriracha Sauce, as well as, ¡Sabor! by Texas Pete® Mexican-Style Hot Sauce, and salsa and tortilla strips under the Green Mountain Gringo® brand. Texas Pete® and Green Mountain Gringo® products are sold in supermarkets, military commissaries, convenience stores and restaurants throughout the United States. Learn more at TexasPete.com.