Wholly Guacamole® Brand Celebrates Cinco de Mayo With 9.4 Million Avocados

/ PRNewswire / — Wholly Guacamole® brand, America’s No. 1 selling branded pre-made guacamole, will extend fiesta flavor far beyond Cinco de Mayo this May.
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The makers of Wholly Guacamole® products estimate approximately 9.4 million avocados will be used to make enough guacamole to satisfy Wholly™ fan cravings in May. Avocado fans would have to cumulatively eat approximately 12,635 each hour, 210 avocados per minute, to consume that many avocados! Further, the Wholly Guacamole® brand annual survey shows 87 percent of consumers like eating guacamole with chips and 68 percent of consumers like eating guacamole with Mexican food.

Whether avocado fans celebrate Cinco de Mayo the weekend before or after the official holiday, Wholly Guacamole® products are here to help consumers enjoy the party rather than risk under or over ripened avocados and spending time chopping. Instead, consumers can enjoy the same delicious, homemade flavor for far less time and effort with packages of Wholly Guacamole® dip.

Show Us Your Cinco!
This year, the makers of the Wholly Guacamole® brand ask fans to share their Cinco de Mayo celebrations via Instagram, Facebook or Twitter using #WhollydeMayo for a chance to win a series of tasty prize packages. Starting at 5 p.m. CST on May 5, all who post with the hashtag #WhollyDeMayo will be entered to win a series of product prizes.

Wholly Guacamole® products are made with hand-scooped avocados and are all natural, gluten free and kosher certified. Wholly Guacamole® products are available nationwide in grocery produce or deli sections, making Cinco de Mayo planning convenient for all. Fans celebrating the holiday may love digging into Mexican Shrimp Cocktail, Wholly Stuffed Jalapenos, 7-Layers of Greatness, Taco Sundaes or other tasty recipes available at www.eatwholly.com.

About the Wholly Guacamole® Brand Annual Survey
In partnership with W5, the Wholly Guacamole® marketing team fielded a quantitative online survey between February 12 and 24, 2014. Resulting in 1,214 refrigerated dip consumers, between 25 and 50 years old.

About the Wholly Guacamole® Brand
Wholly Guacamole® brand is a brand of Fresherized Foods, one of the largest manufacturers of pre-prepared, guacamole for both retail and food service in the country. A global leader in food safety, quality and innovation, Fresherized Foods uses High Pressure Processing (HPP)— or Fresherized® technology—to create their line of Wholly products. For more information, visit www.eatwholly.com.

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