Owning National Pizza Month
October is National Pizza Month, and Tyson Foodservice wanted to create a promotion that would effectively link its Hillshire Farm® brand with the festive occasion. We decided the best way to do that was with a unique and memorable theme name—complete with a hashtag to let everyone know “we own this thing.” #Pizzatober just sounded right from the word go, and the accompanying product photography we featured made it look even better.
Several promotional events were already built into the National Pizza Month holiday. So we tailored our marketing efforts to capitalize on each. For instance, we created a pairing guide for Pizza & Beer Day (Oct. 9th) and promoted a signature recipe for Sausage Pizza Day (Oct. 11th) via eblasts and paid social. We also created a downloadable toolkit to help operators plan a successful monthlong celebration of America’s favorite food.