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Worthington Foods issues a call for entries in the "Taste of Goodness" recipe contest

Battle Creek, Mich. (January 12, 2001) – Worthington Foods, in conjunction with Pacific Press, and Adventist Book Centers/food markets is calling all vegetarian cooks. Your favorite dish could win you and three guests a trip to historic Battle Creek, Michigan for the "Taste of Goodness" Recipe Contest Cook-Off.

The "Taste of Goodness" Recipe contest is calling for original recipes using Worthington®, Natural Touch® and/or Loma Linda® products. The recipes will be judged on taste, consumer appeal, appearance and creativity and must contain no more than 15 ingredients. The contest is open to all residents of the United States who are at least 18 years of age. While no purchase is necessary to enter or win, each recipe entry must be submitted in the designated location at participating Adventist Book Centers and food markets between January 15 and March 16, 2001. For official rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Taste of Goodness Recipe Contest, P.O. Box 185726, Battle Creek, MI 49018-5726.

Four Grand Prizes will be awarded, consisting of a five night trip for four people to the "Taste of Goodness" Cook-Off held on July 2, 2001 in Battle Creek, Michigan (valued at $5,700). Included in the trip will be excursions to historic Seventh-day Adventist and Kellogg sites in Battle Creek. During their stay, winners will also have the opportunity to see the Battle Creek International Hot Air Balloon Championships and Air Show. The winner of the Cook-Off will receive a one-year supply of Worthington®, Natural Touch® and/or Loma Linda® products, valued at $1,000

As part of an on-going marketing alliance between Pacific Press and Worthington Foods, one hundred honorary mention prizes of the Sabbath Dinner Cookbook will also be awarded. This new cookbook from Pacific Press, slated for release in March, features recipes collected by a grandmother, mother and daughter trio, and contains $17.50 worth of coupons for popular Worthington®, Loma Linda®, and Natural Touch® food items. In addition, Pacific Press has agreed to publish the winning recipes in an upcoming new cookbook.

Worthingtonâ , Loma Lindaâ , and Natural Touchâ products are a part of the Natural and Functional Foods Division of the Kellogg Company, located in Battle Creek, Michigan.

  • Worthington®
  • brand satisfies the preferences of consumers seeking premium quality meat alternatives. Natural Touch® brand meets the needs of health food shoppers seeking products free of artificial additives, flavors or colors. These products are made from all-natural ingredients with minimal processing.
  • Loma Linda® brand complements the Worthingtonâ products by offering nutritious meat alternatives to health and specialty food shoppers.

All three product lines are sold nationwide in participating Adventist Book Centers and specialty food stores. For more information about the product lines offered by these brands, visit

With sales of nearly $7 billion, Kellogg Company is the world’s leading producer of ready-to-eat cereal and a leading producer of convenience foods, including toaster pastries, cereal bars, frozen waffles, and veggie foods. The company’s brands include Kellogg’s®, Special K®, Rice Krispies®, Eggo®, Pop-Tarts®, Nutri-Grain®, and Morningstar Farms®. Kellogg icons such as Tony the Tiger® and Snap!® Crackle!® Pop!® are among the most recognized characters in advertising. Kellogg’sâ products are manufactured in 20 countries and marketed in more than 160 countries around the world. For more information, visit the Kellogg’sä web site at