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Food City Invites Customers To Share Their Tamale-Making Memories

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To celebrate the holiday season, Food City in Arizona is searching for the best tamale-making memories and photos.

Now until Saturday, Nov. 14, Food City is inviting shoppers to submit their favorite tamale-making memory to Food City at myfoodcity.com/tamalada for a chance to win one of three $400 prize packages. Each winner receives a $200 Food City grocery gift card and an additional $200 in prizes. The Food City team will select three winners and feature their stories on its social platforms between Nov. 15 – 21. Food City tamale-making

Following the first contest, Food City is inviting shoppers to submit their best tamale-making photos featuring Food City ingredients at myfoodcity.com/tamalada from Nov. 22 to Dec. 18, for a chance to win one of three additional $400 prize packages. Each winner receives a $200 Food City grocery gift card and an additional $200 in prizes. The Food City team will select three winners and feature their photos on Food City’s social platforms on Dec. 21.

So many families make homemade tamales for the holiday season. At Food City, you can find all the tamale-making ingredients you need to make tamales at home, or purchase pre-made tamales from Food City. 

During the holiday season, the Food City team is available to:  

  • Share step-by-step directions on how to prepare homemade tamales;
  • Answer any tamale-making questions, along with time-honored tamale-making secrets;
  • Talk about the different tamale flavors available at Food City grocery stores this holiday season, along with the traditional red and green and other sweet options;
  • Provide a list of what tamale-making ingredients you need (for the traditionalists) or where to purchase the already-made tamales (for those looking for convenience); and 
  • Share historical information about this 10,000-year-old food staple and its role in Mexican culture.

With a more than-60-year reputation of service to the Hispanic community in Arizona, Food City carries aisles of traditional Mexican foods along with items found in a traditional grocery store. Food City also reaches out to the community by hiring people from the neighborhoods it serves. The community-focused grocery store is known for holding car seat and water safety events, mobile dental clinics, back-to-school immunizations, backpack giveaways and other cultural celebrations. For more information, visit myfoodcity.com.

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