[Sca-cooks] Balson's Bangers at COSTCO!! OT English bacon

Michael Gunter dookgunthar at hotmail.com
Thu Feb 9 13:45:30 PST 2012

>From the Ansteorra List
> Dear Friend of RJ Balson & Son, "England's Oldest Butchers" -- 
> We have some wonderful news, and we need your help! Our Traditional Bangers are 
> ow hitting the shelves of the majority of COSTCO grocery stores and will be 
> old for the next few weeks, unti St Patricks Day (or while supplies last)! We 
> ave worked long and hard to make this happen, and this is a HUGE opportunity 
> or us to show COSTCO that there is a great demand for British and Irish meats 
> ere in the U.S.A. If they do well, we can potentially get bangers, back bacon, 
> nd even black pudding on the shelves, on a regular basis! (We do not determine 
> he retail cost of the product -- this will be set by Costco, but we are sure it 
> ill be a great price!)
> We need your help to spread the word! We're up against other products from big 
> ompanies that have a lot of money to spend on advertizing and marketing, and so 
> e are asking for your help -- if there is a Costco near you that is stocking, 
> e encourage you to purchase our bangers there (they can be frozen, so please 
> tock up!), tell your friends, family, British and Irish clubs, and neighbors-- 
> elp us spread the word by forwarding this email to your friends, posting on 
> acebook, Twitter, etc.! We deeply value our customers and have been so 
> ncouraged by many of your positive emails these past few years -- you have 
> ontributed to our success and we hope to keep the momentum going! 
> Here is a timeline of Regions:
> So Cal COSTCO -- (All Costcos in San Diego area, Las Vegas area, AZ, CO, 
> M,) -- Products hitting shelves today and tomorrow!
> A area COSTCO -- (All Costcos in Los Angeles area, up to Bakersfield) -- 
> roducts hitting shelves next week (16-17th)
> X area COSTCO -- (All Costcos in TX) -- Products hitting shelves next week 
> 16th-17th)
> ortheast COSTCO -- (All Costcos from VA north to VT and NH, and all states in 
> etween) -- Products hitting shelves next week (16th-17th)
> idwest COSTCO -- (All Costcos in KS, NE, MO, IA, WI, MI, MN, IL, IN, OH, and 
> Y) -- Products hitting shelves Feb. 23rd-24th
> Bangers will be in a 2-lb pack and will be able to be refrigerated or frozen 
> fter purchasing! We look forward to a great turnout and hopefully we'll get the 
> outheast (NC, SC, GA, and FL) and Northwest (WA, OR, northern CA) on board next 
> ime! Thank you for your help, and being a huge part of helping us bring 
> nglish and Irish meat products to the mainstream USA!
> Cheers!
> he Balsons

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