SOURCE: Oberto Brands

Oberto Brands

July 19, 2011 15:00 ET

Oberto Brands Revs Up for Seafair

National Hydroplane Champion Oberto/Miss Madison Boat Races for Title; Exclusive Family Four-Pack Passes Available Through Oberto Seafair Sponsorship

KENT, WA--(Marketwire - Jul 19, 2011) - Oberto Brands is proud to once again sponsor and participate in Seattle's much-anticipated Seafair festival, which culminates with a weekend full of activities on Aug. 5-7. The company-sponsored U1 hydroplane boat -- the Oberto/Miss Madison -- will participate in the weekend's Albert Lee Cup hydroplane races with hopes of defending its current national championship title. In addition, through a sponsorship, Oberto Brands and Seafair are pleased to present the Oh Boy! Oberto/Coca Cola Family Four-Pack ticket for families to easily enjoy all the festivities.

"We're excited to race our boat on home 'turf' and hopefully walk away one step closer to our fourth straight national championship," said Larry Oberto. "Our boat has participated in the race for more than 40 years, and we appreciate the many thousands of fans who turn out to cheer on Miss Madison and all the hydroplanes teams!"

To enjoy the race and more, Seafair fans can now purchase the Oh Boy! Oberto/Coca Cola Family Four-Pack online. Included in the pack are two adult and two youth tickets to the Seafair Hydroplane Race and Air Show, as well as a 3.25 ounce bag of Oberto's delicious new All Natural Jerky and a complementary six-pack of Sprite. The Four-Pack costs $50 for Saturday and $60 for Sunday, and is available for purchase at www.seafair.com.

"Seafair is a long-standing Seattle tradition and one that Oberto is proud to be a part of," said Tom Ennis, CEO of Oberto Brands. "Oberto has been a sponsor of the event for more than 40 years, and we are proud to participate and give back to the community. We are gearing up for another fun festival!"

About Oberto Brands
Family owned Oberto Brands, a leader in the meat snacks category, was established in Seattle in 1918 by an Italian immigrant family in pursuit of the American Dream. The Oberto family still remains an integral part of the business, and their hard work and dedication to great tasting products has grown the company from humble beginning into what is today a national leader in meat snacks. Its popular products are found primarily in convenience stores, as well as on grocery aisles and club stores throughout the United States.

About Seafair
Seafair is Seattle's premier summertime festival, and favorite holiday! From the milk carton derby, to the torchlight run and parade, the hydroplane races to the air show and beyond, Seafair encompasses over 75 events during a six-week span. The festival has become a hometown jewel that reaches nearly two million people. Seafair is an independent, non-profit organization that connects and celebrates the community spirit of Greater Seattle. For more information, please visit www.seafair.com.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Lia Bigano
    Duo PR for Oberto Brands
    206-445-1498
    lia@duopr.com