South Dakota Soybean announces kitchen giveaway

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SIOUX FALLS – South Dakota Soybean has announced a kitchen and grocery giveaway as part of the organization’s “Hungry for Truth” initiative.

The kitchen has a tradition of being the place where family and friends gather to cook meals together and share in fellowship and conversation. It is the place where people gather to make connections to each other and to their food., which is why the kitchen and dinner table serve as the “Hungry for Truth” symbols of open dialogue about food and farming.

To encourage these conversations, “Hungry for Truth” has partnered with Karl’s Appliances to give away a grand prize of $25,000 toward new cabinets, counters and premium KitchenAid appliances, including a bottom-freezer refrigerator, a convection range, an over-the-range microwave and a built-in dishwasher.

In addition, South Dakota Soybean will give away $250 worth of groceries each month in 2015, courtesy of Hy-Vee and Family Thrift.

South Dakota Soybean launched “Hungry for Truth” in early January to give people across the state opportunities to share their questions about food with farmers and to learn how farmers raise their food and work to keep it safe. The initiative includes the “Hungry for Truth” website, social media and special events throughout the year.

To enter the giveaway sweepstakes, visit www.hungryfortruthsd.com. Watch a quick video about food and farming, and then enter for your chance to win. While on the website, visitors are urged to explore the hottest topics in food and farming from food safety to biotechnology. Entries are limited to one per person, per day.

“We want to thank our sponsors for their involvement in this initiative,” said Marc Reiner, farmer from Tripp and chairman of the South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council. “Through their partnership, Karl’s Appliances and Hy-Vee have shown their commitment to open conversations about food production and safety.”

Karl’s TV and Appliance offers one of the upper Midwest’s broadest selections of name brand Appliances, Electronics, Furniture and bedding. Karl’s is locally owned and has been in business since 1956, they currently operate 24 store locations in 7 states and are well known for their customer service practices, their attention to detail and their efforts with local charities and benefits such as the Soybean growers of South Dakota.

Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating 235 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of more than $8.7 billion annually. Hy-Vee ranks among the top 25 supermarket chains and the top 50 private companies in the United States. Supermarket News, the authoritative voice of the food industry, has honored the company with a Whole Health Enterprise Award for its leadership in providing services and programs that promote a healthy lifestyle. For more information, visit www.hy-vee.com.

No purchase necessary. The Hungry for Truth Grocery and Kitchen Giveaway starts 1/1/15 at 12:00:00 a.m. CT and ends 12/13/15 at 11:59:59 p.m. CT. There will be 12 separate drawing periods during the Promotion. Open only to eligible, legal residents of South Dakota, 18 years or older. Go to www.hungryForTruthSD.com for Official Rules and complete details, including entry instructions, odds of winning a prize, prize details and restrictions, etc. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Sponsor: South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotional Council.

To learn more about the Hungry for Truth initiative, visit www.HungryFor TruthSD.com.