Celebrate National Cheese Lover’s Day With Nathan’s Famous

LISLE, Ill., Jan. 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nathan’s Famous wants to remind its fans that there are numerous ways to celebrate National Cheese Lover’s Day with the famous flavor that a Nathan’s Famous All-Beef Frank provides.

Nathan’s Famous Cheddar Cheese Beef Franks

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Fans of the world-famous hot dog company can stop by any Nathan’s Famous restaurant and enjoy the hot-cheese topping on a hot dog or an order of french fries, or can visit local grocery stores to purchase a package of Nathan’s Famous Cheddar Cheese Beef Franks.

Consumers can visit the Nathan’s Famous Facebook page beginning today to download one of 100,000 coupons that will provide an immediate savings of $1.00 off one package of the Cheddar Cheese Beef Franks at your local grocery store.

“Nathan’s Famous Cheddar Cheese Beef Franks give our fans the flavor of our original recipe with the perfect amount of real cheese mixed in,” said Mike Paribello, Sr. Director of Marketing, Smithfield Foods. “National Cheese Lover’s Day provides us a great opportunity to celebrate with our fans and enjoy our cheddar-cheese variety.”

Nathan’s Famous Cheddar Cheese Beef Franks are available in grocers nationwide. To learn more about Nathan’s and its products, please visit www.nathansfamous.com.

Smithfield Foods is the licensee of Nathan’s Famous pre-packaged hot dogs.

About Nathan's Famous

Nathan's currently distributes its products in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, the Cayman Islands and nine foreign countries through its restaurant system, foodservice sales programs and product licensing activities. Nathan's was ranked #55 on the Forbes list of the Best Small Companies in America and was listed as the Best Small Company in New York State in October 2013. Last year, over 500 million Nathan's Famous hot dogs were sold. For additional information about Nathan's please visit our website at www.nathansfamous.com.

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®, Farmland®, Armour®, Cook's®, John Morrell®, Gwaltney®, Nathan's Famous®, Kretschmar®, Margherita®, Curly's®, Carando® and Healthy Ones®. 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.

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Source:Smithfield Foods