DelGrosso Foods and Penn State Announce The DelGrosso Sauce Red Zone Contest

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Win a Trip to Italy, Box Seats to a Penn State Game and More

DelGrosso Foods, Inc., the oldest major family-owned producer of pasta sauce in the U.S., announces the creation of the DelGrosso Sauce Red Zone contest today. In participation with Penn State, this local PA brand is giving Nittany Lions Fans the chance to win a variety of prizes including a trip for two to Italy.

Penn State Football and DelGrosso pasta sauce have teamed up for the 2011 season to bring you exciting weekly prizes and special events. Pasta lovers and football fans alike have three ways to enter, competing for a chance to win one of the following prizes:

  •     Win A Trip for Two to Italy: Enjoy a custom Italian vacation including air, travel and hotel, courtesy of DelGrosso Foods! Text ITALY to 51234 to enter and see where DelGrosso Sauce was born! Winner will be announced on November 14th, 2011.
  •     Win Four Box Seats: Watch the game from Reserved Hospitality box seats at the Penn State vs. Nebraska game on Nov. 12, 2011 by simply “Liking” the DelGrosso Red Zone Facebook page and registering to win:
  •     Win Free Sauce For A Year: Enter each and every Penn State home game. Each home game a different winner will receive 48 jars of any DelGrosso product--enough for a whole year! Simply fill in the form at on game days and register to win!

DelGrosso Foods is thrilled to bring together two local traditions of pride, passion and excellence—Penn State Football and DelGrosso pasta sauce—for this exciting contest. “Like so many Pennsylvanians, we are a family full of Nittany Lions fans,” said Michael DelGrosso, the brand’s Vice President of Marketing, “And we can’t wait to watch the team drive down the field. One of the most exciting and anticipated parts of the game is when Penn State moves past the 20 yard line in prime scoring position. That’s when they enter the DelGrosso Sauce Red Zone!”

The contest is up and running through November 13th. The winner of the Trip to Italy will be notified on November 14th and then announced on the DelGrosso Red Zone Facebook page.

DelGrosso Foods, Inc. is the oldest major family-owned producer of pasta sauce in the U.S., tracing its roots to 1914 and an Italian immigrant’s old-world recipe for pasta sauce. Ferdinand and Mafalda DelGrosso formalized production of the sauce for retail sale beginning in 1947. DelGrosso Foods, Inc. is now owned and operated by seven 2nd generation family members, who continue to run the company as a close-knit family business. DelGrosso products are still manufactured in Tipton, PA, where the story began. Today, DelGrosso Foods products include: traditional pasta sauce, salsa, meatballs, pizza sauces, a sloppy joe sauce, and an ultra-premium line of sauces, La Famiglia DelGrosso. DelGrosso Foods, Inc. also serves as manufacturer of many private-label sauces offered throughout the world. For more information about DelGrosso Foods, Inc. and to share in the family’s tradition, visit


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