PRESS RELEASE – The Buffalo Bisons are proud to announce that they have reached a five-year partnership with the Sahlen Packing Company to make the Sahlen’s Hot Dog the Official Hot Dog of Bisons Games at Coca-Cola Field.
Sahlen’s hot dogs will now be served throughout Coca-Cola Field, including all concession stands, all private party areas and in Pettibones Grille & Catering Center. There is a long-standing tradition of baseball games and hot dogs and this partnership allows the Bisons to serve their great fans with a product they have loved for generations.
“We continue our mission of bringing many of the great local foods into Coca-Cola Field for our fans to enjoy,” said Robert Free, Director of Food Service Operations for the Bisons. “Sahlen’s has been a Western New York staple for over 140 years and, like the Bisons, is a true summer tradition in Buffalo.”
Bisons’ fans can get their first taste of the new official hot dog of Coca-Cola Field on Saturday, March 3 as the team hosts their annual Family Day Open House from 12pm- 3pm. Everyone in attendance to tour the ballpark will receive a complimentary Sahlen’s Hot Dog as well as a free Coca-Cola soft drink.
The five-year partnership will also include Sahlen’s signage throughout Coca-Cola Field as well as other sponsorship elements.
About Sahlen Packing Company
Sahlen Packing Company was founded in 1869 in Buffalo, NY as a family business. Company-founder Joseph Sahlen dedicated himself to one guiding principle: only the freshest and highest quality meat products would bear the proud Sahlen name. Over the company’s 140+ year history, Sahlen’s has grown to become Western New York’s leading producer of premium meats including smokehouse hot dogs, deli ham and turkey, Italian sausage and other quality deli meat products. Sahlen’s has found a unique niche in the meat industry, producing meat products with secret family recipes passed down for five generations.