CHICAGO, January 25, 2022
CHICAGO, January 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — duncan hines, a brand of Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG), is launching a new line of Southern-inspired desserts featuring GRAMMY® Award-winning artist, celebrated philanthropist and international icon Dolly Parton. This new line includes cake mixes and frostings inspired by some of Dolly’s favorite family recipes, like Coconut Cake and Banana Pudding Cake.
“I’ve always loved to cook and, having grown up in the South, I especially love this kind of authentic mom and pop cuisine,” said Dolly Parton. “I’m thrilled to launch my own line of cake mixes and frostings with Duncan Hines, bringing that sweet Southern-style baking experience I enjoy to others.”
To showcase the partnership, Duncan Hines is offering the limited-edition Dolly Parton’s Baking Collection on Wednesday January 26and to www.shop.duncanhines.com, while stocks last. The special collection gives Dolly fans the chance to be the first to try her new line of cake mixes and frostings, which won’t hit stores nationwide until spring. Dolly Parton’s Baking Collection can be purchased while supplies last during $40.00 (plus shipping and handling). The kit includes:
- Dolly Parton Southern Style Coconut Flavored Cake Mix
- Dolly Parton’s Southern Style Banana Flavored Cake Mix
- Dolly Parton’s Creamy Buttercream Frosting
- Dolly Parton Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
- Kitchen towel and spatula
- Personalized recipe cards
Starting in March, Duncan Hines Dolly Parton’s line of cake mixes and frostings can be found in the baking section of grocery stores and mass retailers. Cake mixes have a Suggested Retail Price (SRP) of $2.19; icings have an SRP of $2.09.
“Duncan Hines is beyond thrilled to partner with Dolly Parton, one of the world’s most revered and loved women, on a new line of products infused with Southern comfort and inspired by Dolly’s family recipes,” said Audrey Ingersol, Chief Brand Officer Duncan Hines. “We’re excited to see this partnership – facilitated by Dolly’s licensing agency, IMG – evolve for the years to come.”
Visit www.duncanhines.com to learn more about the Dolly Parton range of baking mixes and frostings and what the brand will be making next with Dolly Parton, as well as the full line of Duncan Hines baking mixes and frostings. To stay up to date with the latest Duncan Hines news, follow on instagram, Facebook andReadySetEat.com.
About Conagra Brands
Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG), headquartered in Chicagois part of North America leading branded food companies. Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, Conagra Brands combines a rich heritage of making great meals with a sharp focus on innovation. The company’s portfolio is evolving to meet people’s changing food preferences. Iconic Conagra brands, such as Birds Eye®, Duncan Hines®, Healthy Choice®, by Marie Callender®, Reddi-wip® and Slim Jim®, plus emerging brands including Angie’s® BOOMCHICKAPOP®, Duke’s®, Earth Balance®, Gardein® and Frontera®, offer choices for every occasion. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.com.
About Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton is the most honored and revered country singer-songwriter of all time. Achieving 25 RIAA-certified gold, platinum, and multi-platinum awards, she had 26 songs reach No. 1 on the Billboard country charts, a record for a female artist. Recently, Parton hit No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Airplay Chart for the first time for his duet with the Grammy Award winner. Zach Williams of “There Was Jesus,” for which they won a Grammy this year, making it his 11and Victory at the Grammys. She received her first Dove Award for a short video for her collaboration with King & Country on the song “God Only Knows”. Parton is the first artist to top Billboard’s Adult Contemporary, Christian AC Songs, Hot Country Songs, Christian Airplay, Country Airplay and Dance/Mix Show Airplay radio charts. Parton recently became the first country artist honored as a Grammy MusiCares Person of the Year awarded by NARAS. She has 44 career Top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and 110 career singles over the past 50 years.
In 2014, the RIAA recognized his impact on recorded music with a plaque commemorating over 100 million units sold worldwide. His 2016 No. 1 album, “Pure & Simple”, which topped the Billboard Top Country Albums and Americana/Folk Albums charts and debuted at No. 1 in the US, CanadaUK and Australia, added to that massive tally. She has won eleven Grammy Awards and 50 nominations, including the Lifetime Achievement Award and a 2020 win with KING & COUNTRY for their collaboration on “God Only Knows”; 10 Country Music Association awards, including Artist of the Year; five Academy of Country Music Awards, including a nod to Entertainer of the Year; four audience awards; and three American Music Awards. In 1999, Parton was inducted into the coveted Country Music Hall of Fame.
Last year she released the Christmas album “Holly Dolly Christmaswhich went #1 on the Billboard The Country and Holiday charts, also published the bestseller “Songteller: My life in words.” This year, she won an Emmy Award for Best TV Movie for the film “Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square.” To date, Parton has donated more than £173 million to children around the world with her Imagination Library. Her children’s book, Coat of Many Colors, was dedicated to the Library of Congress to honor the 100 millionth book donation from the Imagination Library. In March 2022, Parton will publish the book Run Rose Run which she has co-written with James Patterson, alongside a companion album of the same name with original songs inspired by the book. Parton also launched her own line of fragrances titled “Dolly: Scent from Above” this year. From her “multi-colored coat” while working “9 to 5,” no dream is too big and no mountain is too high for the country girl who has made the world her stage.
IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion, events and media. The company manages some of the world’s greatest athletes and fashion icons; owns and operates hundreds of live events each year; and is a leading independent producer and distributor of sports and entertainment media. IMG also specializes in licensing, athletic training, and league development. IMG is a subsidiary of Endeavour, a global sports and entertainment company.
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