Will This Be The Year There Was No Pumpkin?

Posted by Medialink on Nov. 18, 2009

Poor weather affects harvest; likely to be less pumpkin available this holidayNestlé Baking today announced that it expects a shortage of LIBBYS(r) Pumpkin on store shelves as the country enters the holiday season. Heavy rains persisted throughout the 13-week harvest in Morton, Illinois, frustrating efforts to pick the entire crop. As a result, less pumpkin has been picked and canned, leading to an anticipated shortage of LIBBYS pumpkin products as the holidays approach. We know that LIBBYS Pumpkin, with the LIBBYS Famous Pumpkin Pie Recipe on the label, plays an important role in the traditional holiday meal, said Paul Bakus, Vice President/General Manager, Nestlé Baking. Libbys has been a part of that tradition for more than 80 years and we appreciate that honor. Thats why we wanted to alert bakers to the anticipated shortage. Our calculations indicate that we may deplete our inventory of canned LIBBYS pumpkin as we approach the Thanksgiving holiday. As a result of the ...

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