ATLANTA - April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire - Today, the country celebrates National Glazed Spiral Ham Day. In 1957, Harry Hoenselaar perfected the first spiral-slicing machine and also developed an extraordinary process for curing, slow cooking and glazing hams. Three generations later, the Hoenselaar family still prepares the original Honey Baked Ham® the same way that Harry did: hand glazing each ham in-store, one at a time.
"HoneyBaked is excited to celebrate National Glazed Spiral Ham Day," said Maggie DeCan, HoneyBaked* COO. "For more than 57 years, American families have welcomed HoneyBaked into their homes for their most special occasions and we're committed to carrying on the wonderful tradition and legacy of Mr. Hoenselaar."
According to a recent survey conducted by HoneyBaked, two out of every five Americans will spend this Easter with friends instead of family. No matter who you're celebrating with, the signature Honey Baked Ham® is always a crowd-pleasing favorite for any Easter meal.
Because each Honey Baked Ham® is fully cooked and ready-to-serve, everybody can enjoy more time with friends and loved ones. For easy Easter pick-up, more than 400 HoneyBaked retail stores will be open extended hours this week. "We're pleased to offer flexibility and convenience of additional operating hours to our customers to help make Easter meal planning stress-free," added DeCan.
For HoneyBaked store locations and hours, or to reserve a ham online, visit www.honeybaked.com.
*The Original HoneyBaked Ham Co. of GA
HoneyBaked, whose mission is, "Celebrating life, one meal at a time," was founded in 1957 and is a specialty food retailer known for the most flavorful, moist and tender Honey Baked Hams® and Turkey Breasts you'll find anywhere, as well as a host of premium side items and desserts. HoneyBaked has become a tradition for families nationwide who can now shop for them at more than 400 locations and online. For store locations and hours, visit www.honeybaked.com. To become a HoneyBaked franchise owner, visit www.honeybakedfranchise.com or call 866.968.7424.
The HoneyBaked Easter Survey is based on a study conducted by Edelman Berland. The survey was conducted from March 27 – March 30, 2014. A national sample of 1,016 surveys were conducted via landline and cellphone among U.S. Adults 18+. The results are nationally representative based, weighted to U.S. Census on age, gender, region, ethnicity, income, education. The data was weighted to ensure that the sample's composition reflects that of the actual U.S. population according to U.S. Census figures.