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Wholly Guacamole Press & Reviews

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If you can’’t say something nice, you must not be talking about us! We are flattered by all the kind things people are saying about Wholly Guacamole® brand. It’’s an honor to be mentioned by the press, but we are even more flattered when our consumers take the time to write us. Thank you! The following are a few of the things we are most proud of.

September 2014

Wholly Guacamole® Brand Dedicates National Guacamole Day to Giving Back, Encouraging Fans to “Guac It Forward”

This September 16th, the makers of Wholly Guacamole® brand, America’s No. 1 selling branded pre-made guacamole, will celebrate National Guacamole Day by giving back to their community and encouraging fans to do the same.

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May 2014

Wholly Guacamole® Brand Celebrates Cinco de Mayo With 9.4 Million Avocados

Wholly Guacamole brand, America’s No. 1 selling branded pre-made guacamole, will extend fiesta flavor far beyond Cinco de Mayo this May. The makers of Wholly Guacamole products estimate approximately 9.4 million avocados will be used to make enough guacamole to satisfy Wholly™ fan cravings in May.

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April 2014

The Makers of the HERDEZ®, JENNIE-O® and Wholly Guacamole® Brands Partner to Celebrate Día del Niño with Mexican Food Recipes for Kids

Families looking for kid-friendly, delicious meal ideas to celebrate the children in their lives on Día del Niño, or Day of the Child, can do so by introducing them to “kid-approved” Mexican food or by allowing them to indulge in their favorites with a twist.

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February 2014

Celebrate National Avocado Month with New Weekly Recipes from The Makers of Wholly Guacamole® Products

The month of February is a time to celebrate love, and what better time to celebrate the love of avocados than National Avocado Month. The makers of Wholly Guacamole dips think the best way to celebrate the avocado is by using the versatile fruit in a new recipe each week in February.

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January 2014

Wholly Guacamole® Dips Bring Big Flavor to HOMEGATING® Parties with 11 Million Pounds of Avocados

According to Wholly Guacamole, the company will use roughly 11 million pounds of avocados in January to satisfy fans prepping for the Big Game – that’s 30 percent more than the 8 million pounds of avocados used in Wholly Guacamole products in December 2013.

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September 2013

Wholly Guacamole® Brand Celebrates National Guacamole Day with Hourly Giveaways for Guac Lovers

Everyone grab your chips, veggies and favorite Wholly Guacamole® products, because National Guacamole Day is finally here!

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August 2013

The Makers of Wholly Guacamole® Brand Introduce New Mini Dipping Cups

Guacamole has long been celebrated as a party treat, and the Wholly Guacamole brand, America’s No. 1 selling refrigerated guacamole, is making it easier than ever to take the party with you!

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July 2013

Wholly Guacamole® Brand Responds to Customer Demand with New Easy-Open Packaging

Fresherized Foods, maker of the No. 1 selling refrigerated guacamole in America, Wholly Guacamole®, is excited to announce a new peel and serve tray package, perfect for consumers who are looking for all natural dips with great taste and no preservatives. Continue Reading...

January 2013

Slim down sandwiches with Wholly™ Avocado dip

Fort Worth, Texas-based Fresherized Foods, the maker of Wholly Guacamole® brand dip, plans to help consumers stick to their New Year’s resolutions with 100-calorie snack packs of straight avocado. Continue Reading...

January 2013

Breaking Out of Guacamole to Become a Produce Star

Fresherized Foods Inc., of Saginaw, Texas, uses high-pressure processing to extend the store shelf life of its Wholly Guacamole® brand packaged avocado products. Continue Reading...

November 2012

Wholly Guacamole® HOMEGATING® HQ Website Celebrates Football Watch Parties with a New Twist

Now in its third year, the Wholly Guacamole® brand HOMEGATING® season kicks off with a new twist. Bloggers have teamed up with the Wholly team to develop party tips and tricks, decoration and table setting ideas and delicious recipes. Continue Reading...

September 2012

Makers of Wholly Guacamole® products team up with Bestselling Author Brad Meltzer to send children of military families to camp.

Makers of Wholly Guacamole® brand products will be selling T-shirts & donating 100% of the money raised to Operation Purple® Camp, a summer program specifically for military kids that is run by the National Military Family Association. Continue Reading...

July 2012

Wholly Guacamole® brand announces rebate offer for release of Diary of a Wimpy Kid® DVD/Blu-ray™

Even more good news for those shopping in the produce aisle: America's No. 1 guacamole is partnering with America's favorite kid's franchise for a fun summer offer that's anything but wimpy. Continue Reading...

June 2012

Wholly Guacamole brand teams up with SONIC® Drive?In® to introduce the Wholly Guacamole Dog

July is National Hot Dog Month, and the Wholly Guacamole® brand, the world's No. 1 selling brand of guacamole, is joining forces with SONIC Drive-In to introduce the Wholly Guacamole® Dog. - See more at:

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March 2012

Makers of Wholly Guacamole® brand Announce Launch of New Wholly Salsa® Flavors

Like guacamole, salsas are quickly becoming more than just a dip with chips. Making the transition from dip to topping, flavorful salsas give consumers another option to make dinner nutritious, delicious and convenient. - See more at:

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February 2012

Wholly Guacamole® Brand Celebrates Heart Health Month with Challenges and Prizes

When it comes to a new diet or exercise plan, many folks go to extremes, cutting out foods or taking on too much. This often results in in defeat.

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January 2012

When New Years Resolutions and Football Parties Collide

As party planning gets underway for the Big Game, it's so tempting to "take the day off" from your weight loss resolutions in the name of good times and party foods.

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September 2011

National Guacamole Day

Wholly Guacamole® Celebrates the Heart-Healthy Avocado. National Guacamole Day spotlights the health benefits and versatility of the super fruit.

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September 2011

Wholly Guacamole® launches the Check Your Choice™ tour with Austin Andrews of The Biggest Loser, Season 11

In honor of National Guacamole Day, Wholly Guacamole® brand, the number-one guacamole according to Nielsen, will launch its Check Your Choice Tour today in New York City.

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August 2011

USA TODAY – ‘Double dip’ takes on a whole new cultural context

Folks used to think that a double dip was something you did with a potato chip or an ice cream cone.

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August 2011

The Produce News – Wholly Guacamole® brand would like to be ‘hero of the American diet’

The folks at Fresherized Foods in Fort Worth, TX, manufacturer of Wholly Guacamole® brand, are “extremely excited” that consumers “are finally getting it, that avocados are a healthy fruit.

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July 2011

MegaMex Foods Adds Wholly Guacamole® brand and Other Products to Mexican Foods Portfolio

MegaMex Foods LLC, a joint venture between Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) and Herdez Del Fuerte, S.A. de C.V., today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent of Fresherized Foods.

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April 2011

Wholly Guacamole® Brand Buddy Up and Win Contest

To complement their partnership with the hit NBC series, “The Biggest Loser.”, Wholly Guacamole® brand has launched “Buddy-Up and Win.”

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February 2011

Have a Guac a Day For the Good of Your Heart

Hass Avocados contain 20 vitamins and minerals, including vitamins B, E and K. Avocados have 60% more potassium than bananas, are high in fiber when compared to other fruits and are naturally sodium, cholesterol and gluten free.

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January 2011

Wholly Guacamole® brand and The Biggest Loser Joining Forces

Inspired by the common goals of teaching Americans healthier eating habits, Wholly Guacamole® brand is proud to announce it has become the Official Guacamole and Salsa of the hit NBC series, “The Biggest Loser.”

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December 2010

Bowl Season Entertaining Tips from Wholly Guacamole® Brand Make Bowl Season a Win offers Coupons from Top Brands for Frugal Football Entertaining.

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November 2010

Fresh products like all-natural Guacamole are a smart addition to your holiday refrigerator.

Fresh products like all-natural Guacamole are a smart addition to your holiday refrigerator.

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November 2010

Guacamole Snack Packs Introduced

Makers of top-ranked Wholly Guacamole® brand offer an expansion to their product with the award winning Wholly Guacamole 100 Calorie Snack Packs.

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September 2010

HomegatingHQ with Daryl Johnston

Wholly Guacamole® sponsored site Brings Mix of Top Consumer Brands for Football Season

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August 2010

ABC Promotion

Grocery produce aisles are destination points for today’s health-conscious perimeter shoppers, but are rarely hunted for consumer promotions—until now.

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June 2010

Wholly™ helps Six Flags Guests Pay Kids Price

This summer, eating healthy foods like all-natural guacamole can also help families save money.

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July 2010

Celebrate Summer with Wholly Guacamole® Brand

The season’s here... summertime celebrations and back-yard entertaining. Unfortunately with quick and easy-to-serve meals a priority, making smart food choices is often a challenge.

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April 2010

Skinny Dippin’, Zesty Grillin’, & Summertime Freedom for All

For healthier summer eating that will leave your guests wanting more, add some guacamole to the table suggests makers of top-ranked Wholly Guacamole® brand.

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April 2010

Wholly™ Name Official Sponsor of the New York Yankees

The sponsorship at Yankee Stadium extends through the 2012 season. It features a promotional day and product exposure focusing on nutrition and freshness, as all-natural Wholly Guacamole® brand and Wholly Salsa® product will be available at select concession carts.

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April 2010

Wholly Salsa® Snack Pack Launch

Award-winning Wholly Salsa® product now offered in both single-serving and party size packs.

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March 2012

National Nutrition Month Recommendations

All-natural, Wholly Guacamole® brand, Wholly Salsa® and portion-controlled Snack Packs offer healthy food options.

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We heart you too!

We are flattered you think we are the best guacamole around. Roll over to read some of our favorite love notes.


A big thank you, for all the wonderful recognition.

Grocery Headquarters

2015 Product Trailblazer Award

All You Magazine

2015 Snack AllstarsWholly Guacamole Homestyle Minis

Progressive Grocer

2014 Category Advisor Award for Refrigerated Dip – Wholly Guacamole brand

Women’s Health Magazine

21 Snacks for Flat Abs – Wholly Guacamole 100 Call Minis – Classic

Produce Marketing Association

2014 Impact Award Winner – Wholly Guacamole Mini – Grab N’ Guac

Cooking Light

2014 Taste Test Awards – Wholly Guacamole 100 Cal Minis – Classic

Shape Magazine

Tastiest Bites to Buy – Wholly Guacamole Classic 100 Cal Minis June 2014

Self Magazine

Healthy Food Awards – Wholly Guacamole Classic, 2014

All You

Snack Stars of 2014 – Wholly Guacamole Spicy Minis

Parent’s Magazine

Wholly Salsa, Avocado, Black Bean and Roasted Corn – 25 Best Packaged Foods
for Families
, February 2014

Hungry Girl

Best Food Finds of 2013 – Wholly Guacamole Minis

Women’s Health

Best Packaged Party Snacks – Wholly Guacamole Avocado Ranch 100 Cal minis

All You

Snack Smart 2013 – Wholly Guacamole Classic

Good Housekeeping

Wholly Guacamole Classic Best Prepared Classic Guacamole 2013

Good Housekeeping

Wholly Guacamole Spicy Best Prepared Spicy Guacamole 2013

Progressive Grocer

2013 Editor’s Pick – Wholly Guacamole Avocado Ranch dip – 100 Cal Snack Pack

Progressive Grocer

2013 Editor’s Pick – Wholly Guacamole Classic dip – 100 Cal Snack Pack

Wholly Guacamole, Organic Guacamole, Prevention’s 100 Cleanest Packaged Foods Awards, March 2013

Women’s Health

Wholly Salsa, Classic Medium Annual 125 Best Packaged Foods List, October 2012

Remedy’s Healthy Living

Wholly Salsa, Avocado Verde, Healthy Food Award – Snacks, 2012

Good Housekeeping

Wholly Guacamole, Best Low Calorie Snacks, May 2012

Natural Health Magazine

Wholly Guacamole, 100 Calorie Snack Pack – Good Food Award, Feb 2012

Real Simple

Wholly Guacamole, Double Dip – Winning Super Bowl Snack, Jan 2012

HEALTH Magazine

Best Super Bowl Chips & Dips Wholly Salsa, Mild – Best Salsa, Jan 2012

Featured on Dr. Oz Show

Wholly Guacamole, Double Dip- Approved “Cheat Foods”, Nov 2011

FITNESS Magazine

Healthy Food Award, July 2011

Featured on Hungry Girl

Wholly Guacamole, Double Dip – May 2011

Parents Magazine

Wholly Guacamole 100 Calorie Snack Packs, Spicy – Snack Awards, Feb 2011

Eat This, Not That

Eat This! Alternative from 13 Worst “Healthy” Foods in the Supermarket 2009 – 2011

Produce Business – Marketing Excellence Award

Inside the Huddle Final Report – 2011

Produce Business – Marketing Excellence Award

New York Yankees Promotion – 2011

Collage Awards PTPA (Parent Tested Parent Approved)

Wholly Guacamole 100 Calorie Snack Packs, Classic-2010

FITNESS Magazine

Wholly Guacamole Pico De Gallo – Snack Awards, 2010

Rachael Ray Magazine

Wholly Salsa – Healthy Snacks, Best Salsa, April 2010

Prepared Foods Magazine

Spirit of Innovation Award, 2009

HEALTH Magazine

Wholly Salsa – Best Salsa, 2009

FITNESS Magazine

Wholly Guacamole 100 Calorie Snack Pack- 2009

Women’s Health

Wholly Guacamole – Top Foods for Women, 2009

Men’s Health

Wholly Guacamole – Top Foods for Men, Nutrition Award, 2009, 2008

SHAPE Magazine

Wholly Guacamole – Best Savory Snack, 2008

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