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Thomas' Celebrates the Bagel with Local Sampling Events and Sweepstakes

HORSHAM, Pa., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- February 9 marks the holiday of one of America's favorite foods: the bagel. In honor of National Bagel Day, Thomas'®, baker of the most popular packaged bagel in the U.S., is giving away 100,000 samples of bagels through a series of events and an online sweepstakes.

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THOMAS'(R) TOASTS NATIONAL BAGEL DAY WITH FREE BAGELS ACROSS AMERICA

Spreading the Fun Coast to Coast
Bagel-lovers living on the east coast can stop by one of the Thomas' National Bagel Day events to pick up a free bagel with a topping, play a spinwheel and bagel trivia game to win some food-themed items, such as lunch totes.

  • Monday, 2/3: New York
    Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall
    7 a.m.12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 2/4: Boston
    Prudential Center, Center Court (indoors)
    6 a.m.11 a.m.
  • Thursday, 2/6: Charlotte
    SouthPark Mall, Center Court
    10 a.m.3 p.m.
  • Friday, 2/7: Orlando
    Waterford Lakes Town Center, The Patio (between Regal Cinema and Bed, Bath & Beyond)
    10 a.m.3 p.m.

Bagel-lovers across the nation can join in on the fun by visiting www.facebook.com/ThomasEnglishMuffinsandBagels to learn more about bagels, find delicious recipes and enter a sweepstakes for a chance to win a coupon for a free package of Thomas' bagels and the grand prize of a $5,000 gift card.

"Most consumers are familiar with Thomas' English Muffins and our signature Nooks & Crannies® goodness," said Alicia Rosas, Category Director, Thomas' Bagels. "Thomas' bagels are equally as distinctive and delicious, and as the U.S. leader in packaged bagels, we're excited to help Americans enjoy breakfast and celebrate this fun food holiday."

Thomas' offers more than 20 different bagels to satisfy various tastes and preferences. Sizes include the traditional 20-ounce bagel, Mini Bagels and Bagel Thins® bagels, which contain 110 calories per serving and a Weight Watchers PointsPlus® value of 3 per Bagel Thins® bagel. Thomas' bagels are available in a variety of flavors, from classics like plain to "better-for-you" options like 100% whole wheat to limited edition seasonal offerings like Pumpkin Spice.

A Taste of Bagel History
The origins of the bagel are debated, but most historians agree that this chewy circular bread debuted in Krakow, Poland in 1610. And lovers of bagel with a schmear had to wait to enjoy the pairing until 1872, when cream cheese was invented. Prepackaged bagels became available in the 1950s, helping them grow in mainstream popularity, and Thomas' started baking bagels in 1991.

Fun Bagel Facts

  • Other German variations of the word bagel are 'beigel,' meaning 'ring,' and 'bugel' meaning bracelet.
  • What's up with the hole in the middle? Bakers would thread bagels onto dowels to sell them more easily on the streets.
  • Bagels are the only bread that are boiled before they are baked.

About Thomas' National Bagel Day Sweepstakes
No Purchase Necessary. For sweepstakes eligibility, timing, prize details and odds of winning, see Official Rules at www.facebook.com/ThomasEnglishMuffinsandBagels.

About Bimbo Bakeries USA
Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) is a leader in the baking industry, known for its category leading brands, innovative products, freshness and quality. Our team of more than 25,000 U.S. associates operates 69 manufacturing locations in the United States.12,500 distribution routes deliver our leading brands such as Arnold®, Bimbo®, Boboli®, Brownberry®, Entenmann's®, Francisco®, Freihofer's®, Heiners®, Marinela®, Mrs Baird's®, Oroweat®, Sara Lee®, Stroehmann®, Thomas'®, and Tia Rosa.

 

Thomas' 100% Whole Wheat Bagel Thins bagels

 

French Toast Mini Bagels

 

Thomas' Bagels come in all sizes

 

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