America’s #1 selling ginger brand, The Ginger People, announces its sponsorship of the 2009 Mambolicious recipe contest. The Ginger People are calling on all cooks from culinary professionals to at-home chefs to glaze, bake, broil and sauté their way to becoming a 2009 Mambolicious contest winner. Winners in five different categories will receive prizes such as a year’s worth of The Ginger People products and other delicious treats from organic and natural food manufacturers.

As food costs continue to rise and consumers are focused on health and sustainability, The Ginger People are offering their ginger products as key ingredients to be used in the competition capturing the essence of healthful living with great taste. Over the past 4 years, this contest has increased in size with over 5,000 recipe submissions and over 20,000 votes for recipe winners.

Consumers may enter in more than one category; however, each entry must feature a different recipe and must be original. Specific contest rules with category and eligible products are available at www.mambosprouts.com.

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