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Village Hearth Breads Announces "Show Us Your Buns" Sweepstakes Winner

Companies mentioned in this article: Pan-O-Gold Baking Co.

ST. CLOUD, Minn., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Village Hearth breads announced the grand prize winner of its Show Us Your Buns Sweepstakes: Alicia Peterson of Bondurant, Iowa. Drawn at random from hundreds of photo entries submitted online at, Peterson won a check for $2,000, while 10 others won checks for $100 each.

Peterson knew exactly what she wanted to do with her winnings. "We're going to Disney World! We've been saving for a family vacation to include my parents and our two children, and this will be a great addition". Alicia has been a long-time fan of Village Hearth and noticed a post about the sweepstakes on Facebook.

Sponsored by Pan-O-Gold Baking Co., bakers of Country Hearth and Village Hearth breads, the sweepstakes was open to legal residents in the company's Midwest distribution area, with no purchase required. Beginning in June, entrants were asked to upload a photo that included a package of Village Hearth buns. The sweeps ended Aug. 15, 2014, but photo submissions can still be viewed at

"On behalf of everyone at Village Hearth breads, I'd like to congratulate Alicia and the other winners and thank everyone who entered," said Paul Johnston, Pan-O-Gold vice president of sales in Iowa. "We appreciate all our customers, and our Show Us Your Buns Sweepstakes was a fun way to demonstrate our gratitude for their choosing Village Hearth buns this summer and throughout the year."

With baking facilities in St. Cloud, Minnesota; Fargo, North Dakota; and Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, Pan-O-Gold Baking Co. produces and distributes a variety of bread, buns and baked goods, including Country Hearth and Village Hearth brands.

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SOURCE Pan-O-Gold Baking Co.