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Edmonton Man Wins A Trip For Two From Maple Leaf Foods


Richard Kruse has found his pot of gold!

Edmonton, AB – Richard Kruse has struck it lucky
and won himself a trip for two from Maple Leaf Foods.  The Edmonton,
Alberta man entered the Maple Leaf Consumer Foods Corned Beef Brisket St.
Patrick’s Day Sweepstakes and came out a winner.  On July 12, Kruse was
selected from over 8000 entrants across the country, who entered the contest by
mail, or online at

The contest ran nationally from February 21 to June 30,
and was designed to increase consumer awareness of Maple Leaf’s Corned Beef
Brisket.  Kruse has been awarded a certificate for $3500.00 to use on the
trip of his choice.

“Corned Beef Brisket is very popular for St. Patrick’s
Day, but it’s a delicious, easy to prepare meal for any time of the year. 
We hope Mr. Kruse enjoys his trip” said Maria Melo-Boone, marketing manager.

Kruse is considering using the certificate to take his
best friend Inger to Denmark.  “She has family there that she hasn’t seen
for some time.”

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (TSE:MFI) is a leading global
food processing company committed to delivering quality food products to
consumers around the world. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the company
employs more than 13,000 people at its operations across Canada and in the
United States, Europe and Asia. Maple Leaf Foods reported sales of $3.9 billion
in 2000.