Hormel Foods “Shellebrates” Mr. Peanut’s Move With $10k Giveaways

Austin, MN — To “shellebrate” the Mr. Peanut character’s move to his new home at Hormel Foods in Minnesota, the land of 10,000 lakes, company is giving away 10 checks worth $10,000 each to recognize Little Acts of Substance in his new home state this summer. 

The Mr. Peanut character identified five local Minnesota charities and five Minnesotans who add substance to their communities and make their neighbors’ days a little better and is rewarding them with funds to continue their good work, according to the company

“Hormel Foods is excited to welcome the Planters brand to the great state of Minnesota where it joins our other iconic brands including Skippy and Spam,” says Jeff Frank, vice-president of grocery products at Hormel. “Throughout the summer, we invite Minnesotans to help us welcome the 116-year-old snack brand, experience the 26-foot-long Nutmobile vehicle and meet the iconic Mr. Peanut character.”

Throughout the summer, fans can request to have the Nutmobile vehicle tour stop at their events, such as youth sporting events, neighborhood block parties, 5K races and other summer fun activities by submitting a request at www.requestthenutmobile.com.