David Sunflower Seeds

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David Sunflower Seeds, also known as DAVID Seeds, is a brand of roasted and salted sunflower seeds produced by ConAgra Foods in the United States.

History[edit]

The company was founded in 1926 by David Der Herbedian of Fresno, California. Der Herbedian first roasted sunflower seeds in his grocery store and packaged them in individual servings for a nickel. Eventually, his two sons joined him in marketing the seeds to other retailers.

ConAgra acquired David & Sons from Nestle USA in December 2001.[1]

Products[edit]

  • Sunflower Seeds with Shells
  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Sunflower Seeds without Shells
  • Trail Mix

Flavors[edit]

  • Original
  • Bar-B-Q
  • Nacho Cheese
  • Honey Roasted (Discontinued)
  • Jalepeño Hot Salsa
  • Sizzlin' BBQ (shelled)
  • Ranch
  • Original with Reduced Sodium
  • Dill Pickle
  • Chili Lime
  • Hot and Spicy - JUMBO seeds
  • Buffalo Ranch - JUMBO seeds
  • Cracked Pepper - JUMBO seeds

Babe Ruth League and DAVID Seeds[edit]

Since 1991, DAVID Seeds has sponsored the Babe Ruth League, pitching the “Eat. Spit. Be Happy!”(slogan) message to youth baseball and softball players ages 5 to 18 nationwide. The Babe Ruth League has over 900,000 players in 45,000+ teams across the U.S..

As the “Official Sunflower Seed of the Babe Ruth League,” DAVID provides free scorebooks and safety tips to each team in the league, awards to All-Star players, and DAVID Sunflower Seeds to be sold at concession stands.

Slogan[edit]

  • Eat.Spit.Be Happy!

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.grainnet.com/articles/conagra_foods_acquires_david_sunflower_seeds_business-12860.html

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Davids-Sunflower-Seeds/322428674146?ref=ts/ David Seeds Facebook Page]

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