Hy-Vee introduces fresh-baked bagels
On its website, West Des Moines, Iowa-based Hy-Vee Inc. announced the introduction of fresh-baked bagels in its in-store bakeries. The line includes 12 varieties: Everything, Poppy Seed, Onion Poppy Seed, Cinnamon Raisin, Multigrain, Plain, Cinnamon Crunch, Chocolate Chip, Asiago Cheese, Blueberry, Sesame Seed and French Toast.
To promote the bagels, Hy-Vee is holding its Hy-Vee Comment to Win Bagel Sweepstakes, which invites consumers to post a comment to a sweepstakes-related post on Hy-Vee’s Facebook wall. Three randomly selected entrants — one each day between Aug. 15 and 17 — each will receive two dozen Hy-Vee brand bagels of their choice and cream cheese. Hy-Vee also announced its Hy-Vee Tweet to Win Bagel Sweepstakes, which consumers may enter by tweeting the reason they deserve to win free bagels. The randomly selected winner will receive two dozen Hy-Vee bagels and cream cheese on or around Aug. 17.