Kretschmar® Premium Deli Meats Partners With CMA Music Festival®

LISLE, Ill., Feb. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kretschmar® Premium Deli Meats & Cheeses is inviting Country Music fans to enter for a chance to win a legendary Country Music experience. By partnering with the Country Music Association (CMA) and Country Music artist Easton Corbin, Kretschmar is able to offer Country Music fans access to the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience, the CMA Music Festival this June in Nashville. Three grand-prize winners and their guests will enjoy a three-night stay in Music City this summer, along with hotel accommodations, spending cash, concert tickets and a meet and greet opportunity with Easton.

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Beginning Monday, February 1, 2016, Kretschmar Deli fans can enter for a chance to win the sweepstakes by visiting and completing the entry form and submitting online. Entrants can also share with their friends for additional entries via Facebook, Twitter, and email. While at, fans can also find out more information on performances featuring Kretschmar Country artists Easton Corbin, Ruthie Collins, Kelleigh Bannen and Natalie Stovall, along with featured music videos and free song downloads.

"Our grand prize winners are going to experience the best that Nashville has to offer," said Mike Sargent, Senior Brand Manager, Kretschmar Deli. "Kretschmar Premium Deli Meats stand for legendary taste and we wanted to offer our consumers the chance to win an experience that met those standards. Fans travel from all over the world to be a part of the CMA Music Festival and we know our grand prize winners will make memories there that will last a lifetime."

Additionally, five first-prize winners will receive a Kretschmar branded Banjo and 250 second-prize winners will receive a Kretschmar Country Music gift pack that includes Kretschmar coupons, guitar picks, and Kretschmar Country artist hero cards.

For more information about Kretschmar Deli, or if you’d like to enter the sweepstakes and review the complete set of rules, please visit

Kretschmar is a brand of Smithfield Foods.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES (D.C.) 18 YEARS AND OLDER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Sweepstakes ends 4/30/16. For Official Rules, prize descriptions, odds disclosure and free method of entry, visit Sponsor: John Morrell & Co., 805 E Kemper Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45246.

About Kretschmar
Kretschmar® Premium Deli Meats & Cheeses has meant quality since 1883. Our hams are made with a unique hardwood smoking process. Kretschmar poultry and beef are hand-trimmed using the finest cuts. Our full line of Off-The-Bone deli meats are delicately sliced from the leanest, most tender cuts. And our premium Wisconsin cheeses repeatedly win in competitions world-wide. Try the Legendary Taste of Kretschmar today. For great recipes and more, like us on Facebook or visit our website at

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

About CMA
Founded in 1958, the Country Music Association was the first trade organization formed to promote a type of music. In 1961, CMA created the Country Music Hall of Fame to recognize artists and industry professionals with Country Music’s highest honor. More than 7,450 music industry professionals and companies from around the globe are members of CMA. The organization’s objectives are to serve as an educational and professional resource for the industry and advance the growth of Country Music around the world. This is accomplished through CMA’s core initiatives: the CMA Awards, which celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year; the CMA Music Festival, which benefits music education and is taped for a three-hour TV special; and “CMA Country Christmas,” featuring Country artists performing original music and Christmas classics. All of CMA’s television properties will air on the ABC Television network through 2021.

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