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Saturday, 6 March 2021

North Iowa native inks deal with Hy-Vee to carry sauce

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North Iowa native inks deal with Hy-Vee to carry sauce
North Iowa native inks deal with Hy-Vee to carry sauce
North Iowa native inks deal with Hy-Vee to carry sauce

Barbecue sounds good just about any time of the year.

A north iowa native built a barbecue sauce company from scratch - and has now inked a deal with hy-vee to carry his product locally.

Kimt news 3's alex jirgens spoke with papa bruce's barbecue owner todd harris and joins us live in the kitchen - alex?xxx lowerthird2line talent coronavirus:alex jirgens ajirgens@kimt.com coverage you can count on amy - with us spending a lot more time at home over the last year or so due to covid - you may feel adventurous - and try to sharpen your cooking skills.

Todd harris turned his passion for cooking into a business.

Aj small biz bbq-lvo-1 lowerthird2line:north iowa native inks deal with hy-vee to carry sauce mason city, ia harris, a devoted foodie, always wanted to start his own bbq business.

At the encouragement of his wife - he formed papa bruce's bbq sauce - naming his sauce after his late father.

He's now inked a deal with hy-vee west in mason city to carry his sauce.

The deal followed a discussion with the store manager about making his sauce retail ready.xxx aj small biz bbq-lsot-1 lowerthird2line:todd harris actually try it.

That way when you're selling it, you actually know what it tastes like.

I sent it to him, and he called me back and said, let's do it.

Let's get this in here."

If you're looking to get your hands on a bottle of papa bruce's sauce - you'll have to wait just a bit.

Harris tells me he expects 36 bottles of sauce to arrive in shelves at hy-vee west in mason city in about 3 weeks.

Live in mason city - alex jirgens - kimt news 3.

/ thank you alex.

Harris is also partnering with other stores to carry his sauce.

And yes - there are more sauces in the works.

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