BRIDGEWATER, N.J. – Natural and organic meat brand and subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corp., Applegate, has been named partner of Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees. Applegate will step up to the plate with 100% natural deli meats, pizza toppings and snacking options for fans at Yankee Stadium to enjoy.
“The Yankees have such a rich history of being leaders in the league, with the highest of standards, and a drive to be the best,” said Nicole Glenn, Applegate vice president, Brand Strategy and Innovation. “We strive for similar standards and share a mutual drive at Applegate, which is why this partnership is truly a proud moment. We wish the Yankees organization and its fans nothing but good fun and good food.”
Applegate products will be featured in the following concession foods at Yankee Stadium in 2021:
- Sandwiches will now be crafted with Applegate Naturals Oven Roasted Turkey Breast and Black Forest Ham, which will be available at select “Grab & Go” areas.
- Pepperoni pizza toppings will be made with Applegate humanely raised meat and available at the Pizza Concession stand on the Field Level at Section 125 and at the “Grab & Go” on the Main Level at Section 211.
- Applegate Naturals Genoa & Cheddar Charcuterie Plate and Applegate Naturals Turkey Pepperoni & Cheddar Snack Pack will be available at select “Grab & Go” areas.
“We are excited to begin our partnership with Applegate and look forward to working with Applegate to strengthen its established brand presence at Yankee Stadium and within the tri-state area,” said Michael J. Tusiani, New York Yankees senior vice president, Partnerships.