CHICAGO – February 27, 2018 – Pork & Mindy’s announced a partnership with Bo Jackson Signature Foods. Jackson, who is known to be one of the world’s greatest athletes, is also an avid cook and food connoisseur, and is now an equity partner of the company.
Pork & Mindy’s and Bo Jackson Signature Foods share a passion for providing customers with fresh tasting, premium products making the partnership a natural fit.
“I am thrilled to work with Chef Jeff Mauro, Kevin Corsello and their entire team. In order to have a solid game plan, you must have a championship caliber team,” said Vincent “Bo” Jackson, CEO of VEJ Holdings, LLC. “We are excited that we found a partner that is ideally suited to help us co-create products that are specific to the Bo Jackson brand but also with a Pork & Mindy’s twist.”
Pork & Mindy’s is also launching “Pig Candy”, a candied-bacon dusted in brown sugar & slow smoked to perfection – a tasty, good source of energy snack to take on-the-go.
In the upcoming months, Pork and Mindy’s will be designing a uniquely packaged Bo Jackson Signature Foods, Pig Candy collection line. “This collaborative partnership proves that we are in this to win it. I have great trust in this cooperation and look forward to our future success together,” said Jackson.
Pig Candy will be available at all Mariano’s locations across Chicagoland and expanding nationwide. Bacon and healthy snack lovers will have a choice of Pig Candy’s Original and Sweet Heat flavors. Both are fully cooked and ready to eat, 100% all natural, and free of hormones and antibiotics.
“This unique snack is a combination of everything we love. It’s salty, sweet, versatile, and incredibly delicious,” said Co-founder and Executive Chef Jeff Mauro. “Most importantly, it’s a healthier alternative to some of the options available today. The world is ready for better quality food that they can take anywhere.”