Blue Bunny Marks A&P 150th Birthday With Cake Contest

Blue Bunny Ice Cream and Chef Duff, star of the Food Network series “Ace of Cakes,” are helping Montvale, N.J.-based A&P celebrate its 150th birthday by holding a contest in which a participant can win a made-to-order cake from Chef Duff’s Charm City Cakes bakery and a two-person pass to the A&P birthday bash at the Central Park Boat House. Forty-nine runners-up will receive a two-person pass for the exclusive Central Park celebration, which will take place Sept. 22.

Consumers wishing to take part must submit essays of no longer than 500 words detailing a favorite birthday party memory, along with any appropriate images. The contest is open to legal residents of New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Entries will be judged for their creativity and must be postmarked on or before Sept. 4, 2009. All 50 winners will be notified by mail or e-mail by Sept. 10. Additional rules and regulations are available at

Le Mars, Iowa-based Wells’ Dairy, Inc., the maker of Blue Bunny, is the largest family-owned and managed dairy processor in the United States. A&P operates 436 stores in eight states and the District of Columbia under the following banners: A&P, Waldbaum’s, Pathmark, Best Cellars, The Food Emporium, Super Foodmart, Super Fresh and Food Basics.
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