Patrick Cudahy Presents Baconfest Milwaukee 2016

CUDAHY, Wis., Feb. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Patrick Cudahy, the makers of sweet apple-wood smoked bacon, know just how much Wisconsinites love bacon. So they’re bringing the best in bacon back to Baconfest Milwaukee on Valentine’s Day.

Patrick Cudahy is returning as the presenting sponsor of 102.9 The HOG's fifth-annual Baconfest Milwaukee. This year's celebration of all things bacon is happening Sunday, February 14 at the Event Center inside the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., and promises to be bigger, bolder and tastier than ever before. Festival attendees can delight in bacon-inspired creations from Milwaukee's best chefs, cooking demos and a never-ending supply of bacon fun.

“You can't have a bacon festival without the sweet apple-wood smoked flavor of Patrick Cudahy," said Bud Matthews, Senior Vice President, Patrick Cudahy. "Patrick Cudahy loves to celebrate traditions like Baconfest Milwaukee with our fans, because we’ve been a part of the community for more than 125 years. Baconfest is what Patrick Cudahy is all about: family, friends, fun and bacon.”

Patrick Cudahy will be sampling their delicious Original Sweet Apple-Wood Smoked Bacon, which is still smoked the old-fashioned way in their original smokehouse in Cudahy, Wis. All-Natural Sweet Apple-Wood Smoked Bacon and Patrick Cudahy Thick Sliced Double Smoked Bacon are also on the sampling menu. Patrick Cudahy will have a photo booth, so you can share your love of bacon with friends on social media. Everyone who stops by the Patrick Cudahy display will also be treated to bacon-inspired recipe cards, bacon hats and coupons.

For more information on Baconfest Milwaukee 2016 or to purchase tickets, go to For more information about Patrick Cudahy, please visit

Patrick Cudahy is a brand of Smithfield Foods.

About Patrick Cudahy

For 125 years, families throughout the Midwest have known the name Patrick Cudahy as one they can count on for quality, value and for the unmistakable flavor of Sweet Apple Wood. Our product line includes fully cooked and traditional bacon, bacon pieces and toppings, dry sausage, pepperoni, ham, deli and sliced meats.

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

Contact: Faye Shroff Breaking Limits for Patrick Cudahy (704) 591-4353

Source:Smithfield Foods