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Eckrich® Teams Up With SHOP 'n SAVE to Honor Local Military Family

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PITTSBURGH, July 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, July 28, Eckrich® partnered with local grocery retailer SHOP ‘n SAVE to surprise one local Pennsylvania military family with $5,000 in groceries in recognition of their service and sacrifice.

ECKRICH® TEAMS UP WITH SHOP ‘N SAVE TO HONOR LOCAL MILITARY FAMILY
(From L to R) Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Moore and Family, SHOP ‘n SAVE Advertising Account Manager Rich Haeflein, Eckrich Deli Regional Sales Manager Mark Murphy, Westmoreland County Commissioner Col. Chuck Anderson



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For the second consecutive year, Eckrich hosted a special presentation to honor Bryan Moore and his family at the 2018 SHOP ‘n SAVE Westmoreland County Airshow at the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Latrobe, Pa. The makers of naturally hardwood smoked sausage and perfectly seasoned deli meats are proud to continue their commitment to honor, thank, and support military families across the country.

Bryan Moore served as a Petty Officer 2nd Class in the United States Navy, completing a total of 17 years in the service. Moore served in active duty for four years working in Aviation Electronics at Virginia Beach. He later transitioned to serve in the Navy Reserves where he reclassified to the Navy Construction Battalion working as a Navy Seabee. Moore completed one deployment to Afghanistan and three sea deployments. Moore now resides in Pennsylvania with his wife and two children.

"I can't thank Eckrich and SHOP ‘n SAVE enough for their generous gift to my family. Their efforts to support servicemen and women are greatly valued by the local military community. With two children, I know this will go to good use in our house," said Bryan Moore.

"Eckrich was thrilled to be back at the SHOP ‘n SAVE Westmoreland County Airshow and to be involved in such a fun-filled and momentous occasion. It is part of Eckrich's long history and strong values to support our nation's armed forces," said Michael Baughman, director of marketing for Smithfield Foods. "Eckrich is proud to collaborate with SHOP ‘n SAVE to show our collective appreciation to the Moore family for all that they have given."

For more information about Eckrich, please visit www.eckrich.com or follow Eckrich on Facebook and Twitter. Eckrich is a brand of Smithfield Foods.

About Eckrich
The makers of naturally hardwood smoked sausage and savory deli meats, Eckrich was founded by Peter Eckrich in 1894 and has grown from a small meat market in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to one of the most recognized regional premium deli and meat brands on the market today. Through it all, Eckrich meats have been recognized for their great taste and supreme quality, craftsmanship, care, and pride. For more information, visit www.Eckrich.com. Eckrich is a brand of Smithfield Foods.

About Smithfield Foods
Smithfield Foods is a $15 billion global food company and the world's largest pork processor and hog producer. In the United States, the company is also the leader in numerous packaged meats categories with popular brands including Smithfield®, Eckrich®, Nathan's Famous®, Farmland®, Armour®, Farmer John®, Kretschmar®, John Morrell®, Cook's®, Gwaltney®, Carando®, Margherita®, Curly's®, Healthy Ones®, Morliny®, Krakus® and Berlinki®. Smithfield Foods is committed to providing good food in a responsible way and maintains robust animal care, community involvement, employee safety, environmental and food safety and quality programs. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Media Contact:

Hunter PR for Eckrich
Megan Milano
mmilano@hunterpr.com
(212) 679-6600

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