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Iowa Grocery Industries Association Hall of Fame Celebrates Speed Herrig

Posted By: Cookies Sauces & Seasonings / November 06, 2023 / Category: Awards

(Des Moines, IA) – Speed “The Sauceman” Herrig was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2023 Iowa Grocery Industry Association (IGIA) Hall of Fame Awards ceremony. Hundreds of industry professionals and supporters gathered to celebrate the winners during a ceremony on Nov. 6 in West Des Moines. The annual Hall of Fame Awards are […]


Cookies Gives Back to New Hope Following Summer Fundraising Efforts

Posted By: Cookies Sauces & Seasonings / August 02, 2023 / Category: News

(Carroll, Iowa) – The Cookies BBQ Crew continued to do more good on the road this summer with their popular Rib Wagon in tow. Organizers held their annual May fundraising event at the New Hope Bargain Shoppe in Carroll this spring, and were able to follow that with another fundraising effort last month when RAGBRAI, […]


Donation to USS 797 Iowa Caps off Summer Beer & BBQ Promotion

Posted By: Cookies Sauces & Seasonings / July 28, 2023 / Category: News

(Kellogg, Iowa) – Team members from Cookies Food Products were joined by representatives from Big Grove Brewery and Iowa Pork to share a donation of $10,000 with the USS Iowa SSN 797 Commissioning Team and the US Navy Biking Team along the RAGBRAI route. A collaborative summer retail promotion, Iowa Backyard Beer & BBQ, helped […]


Iowa Companies Join In To Support Iowa’s Newest Namesake Submarine

Posted By: Cookies Sauces & Seasonings / May 23, 2023 / Category: News

Funds being raised to support commissioning for USS IOWA SSN 797 (Wall Lake, IA) Cookies Food Products has teamed up with Big Grove Brewery and the Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) in support of the USS Iowa SSN 797 christening, a soon-to-be commissioned nuclear submarine for the U.S. Navy. While this vessel will be the […]


Cookies Continues Tradition of Giving at New Hope

Posted By: Cookies Sauces & Seasonings / July 06, 2022 / Category: News

(Carroll, Iowa) — Cookies Food Products team members recently presented the New Hope Foundation with a check in the amount of $10,000 with funds raised during a summer Rib Wagon event in Carroll. Speed Herrig, President of Cookies Food Products, said that the check presentation is quickly becoming one of the company’s favorite traditions and […]


Long-Time Cookies Employee Pat Jacobsen Receives Outstanding Achievement Award

Posted By: Cookies Sauces & Seasonings / July 01, 2022 / Category: Awards, News

(Wall Lake, Iowa) — Pat Jacobsen recently earned an Outstanding Achievement Award for his dedicated service to the Cookies Rib Wagon. Jacobsen hit an incredible milestone during the 2022 Rib Wagon season, preparing his 100,00th rack of ribs as part of the Cookies BBQ Crew. Speed Herrig, President of Cookies Food Products, presented the award […]


Cookies Kicks Off The Season of Giving at New Hope

Posted By: Cookies Sauces & Seasonings / November 23, 2021 / Category: News

(CARROLL, IOWA) — Cookies Food Products kicked off the season of giving this week with a check presentation at New Hope. Accepting the donation on behalf of New Hope were Angie Owen, Volunteer and Donor Relations Coordinator (left)  and Jodie Jansen, Director of Development (right). New Hope expressed their thanks for Cookies’ “commitment and dedication […]


Cookies BBQ Continues to Give Back

Posted By: Cookies Sauces & Seasonings / October 18, 2021 / Category: News

Every October, Cookies Food Products has a tradition of celebrating “Senior BBQ Month” by delivering meals to local care centers and senior meal programs. Why? Because the staff wants to let these people know that Cookies cares. “After the isolation that so many have experienced during the pandemic, we feel this effort has become even […]


Cookies Wraps 2020 Rib Wagon Season with Camp Courageous Donation

Posted By: Cookies Sauces & Seasonings / November 17, 2020 / Category: News

(Wall Lake, Iowa) — Cookies Food Products recently wrapped their 2020 Rib Wagon season and were pleased to be able to end things on a high note. With proceeds from an October event at Fareway Stores in Monticello, the Cookies BBQ Crew was able to present Camp Courageous with a donation of $3,500.


Cookies BBQ Helps “Feed the Farmer” this Spring

Posted By: Cookies Sauces & Seasonings / June 19, 2020 / Category: News

Cookies Food Products recently partnered with KWMT 540 to deliver lunch to working men and women during planting season. Listeners enter for their chance. to register by phone from their designated region each week and the winning family receives a free catered lunch delivered to their farm or field. “We enjoy sponsoring this event each […]