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  1. S’MORES!

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    Introducing S’MORES, August’s Cake of the Month!

    Devil’s Food batter with marshmallow flavored buttercream, graham cracker pieces and chocolate drizzle. Enjoy S’MORES, your favorite campsite treat, anywhere!

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  2. Cake of the Month

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    As the name implies, our Ukrop’s Cake of the Month program will feature a different, seasonal cake each month. First up for July: WATERMELON!

    A three layer cake bursting with the surprising and refreshing taste of watermelon. Happy summer!

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  3. Hot Cross Buns!

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    Our made-from-scratch sweet dough favorite is now available!

    Nutmeg, glazed fruit and raisins, finished with fondant icing…Hot Cross Buns are a seasonal favorite.

    Protestant England attempted to ban the sale of the buns by bakers but they were too popular, and instead Elizabeth I passed a law permitting bakeries to sell them, but only at Easter and Christmas…making them a seasonal favorite, quite literally!

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  4. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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    Did you know Colonial New York City hosted the first official St. Patrick’s Day parade in 1762, when Irish immigrants in the British colonial army marched down city streets? In subsequent years Irish fraternal organizations also held processions to St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The various groups merged sometime around 1850 to form a single, grand parade. St. Patrick’s Day is now widely celebrated in the United States…you’re sure to see lots of green this Sunday, March 17!

    Killarney Jewel Cake - chocolate crème bundt cake with our traditional chocolate fudge icing, decorated with festive buttercream icing

    Killarney Jewel Cake – chocolate crème bundt cake with our traditional chocolate fudge icing, decorated with festive buttercream icing

  5. Favorite Valentine’s Day Treats

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    Happy Valentine’s Day from Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods! Our treats are perfect for sharing with your family and loved ones this Thursday. A long-stemmed rose cake, brightly-colored cupcakes, a cookie or pink rose cake with a special message…say “I love you” with a sweet treat from Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods! Available at MARTIN’S.

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  6. Celebrate Mardi Gras with a King Cake

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    The traditional colors of Mardi Gras are purple (symbolic of justice), green (symbolic of faith) and gold (symbolic of power). You’ll find them all on our Mardi Gras King Cake!

    Made-from-scratch cinnamon Danish dough, iced with white fondant, sprinkled with colored sugars and topped with a “baby” surprise. Laissez les bons temps rouler!

    The perfect centerpiece for your Fat Tuesday spread!

    The perfect centerpiece for your Fat Tuesday spread!

  7. Voluntary Recall of Gingerbread Man Cookies

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    NEWS RELEASE

    Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods Announces Voluntary Recall of Gingerbread Man Cookies Due to Possible Undeclared Allergen

    Contacts:  

    Gary Larson        (804) 340-3196
    Patrick Hadden  (804) 419-1964

    Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods LLC today announced that, out of an abundance of caution, it is voluntarily recalling specific production lots of Gingerbread Man Cookies that may contain an undeclared milk allergen.  These affected products are produced at the company’s plant in Richmond, Virginia and are sold through MARTIN’S Foods retail grocery stores in Richmond and Williamsburg, Virginia.  There have been no known reports of illness associated with the use of this product.

    The only affected products are those labeled with the Gingerbread Man (2oz.) product name and a sell-by date between 11/8/12 and 12/16/12.  This product name and sell-by date is found on the front of each package.  Products that carry any other names and sell-by dates are not affected by this recall. 

    The presence of an ingredient containing milk in a food product may cause an allergic reaction in people with milk allergies or intolerance to milk.

    In this instance the milk may have been present in the icing used to secure the bottom of the cookie to the package. 

    “The safety of our customers who eat our products is our first priority, and this is why we are voluntarily taking this precautionary measure,” said Mr. Robert S. Ukrop, President of Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods. 

    The company advises consumers who have allergies to milk to return affected product to the point of purchase. 

    Consumers with questions about the recall or the product involved may contact Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods, LLC at (804)340-3000.  Instructions will be provided on how to determine whether consumers have affected products and, if so, what to do with the recalled product. 

    Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods founded in Richmond in 2010, operates a Bakery, Kitchen, and a distribution center. www.ukropshomestylefoods.com