State begins month-long push of Oregon brands.Byline: Joe Mosley The Register-Guard
Think about a month when the stomach rules. Now think about some of what Oregon can offer to make for a happy ruler.
There you have it - Oregon Bounty, a monthlong promotion of homegrown home·grown
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And speaking of vehicles, Oregon Bounty is touring the state in a Monaco Coach (made in Oregon) that initially was donated for the governor's use and then was retrofitted as a traveling advertisement for the state's economic assets.
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"Oregon Bounty is one piece of the larger Brand Oregon campaign," Julie Curtis, the campaign's deputy director, said during Monday's event at the Market of Choice supermarket on Green Acres Green Acre is a conference facility in Eliot, Maine, in the United States. It was founded by Sarah Farmer in 1894.
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"Is it working?" Curtis said. "I'm happy to say, yes it is."
Oregon Bounty is the second promotion to be launched under the umbrella of Brand Oregon - a $450,000 economic development campaign launched last December by Gov. Ted Kulongoski Theodore R. "Ted" Kulongoski (born November 5 1940, in rural Missouri) is an American Democratic politician. Since 2003, he has served as the Governor of Oregon. He was re-elected in 2006. in an attempt to stimulate pride in the state's products.
The initial campaign - Oregon Wild-Caught Seafood - began earlier this year. The state's fishing industry has received a 53 percent boost in the prices this year, compared to 2003, for salmon, pink shrimp and albacore albacore: see tuna.
Large oceanic tuna (Thunnus alalunga) that is noted for its fine flesh. The streamlined bodies of these voracious predators are adapted to fast and continuous swimming. tuna.
"Brand Oregon is really about building partnerships between diverse sectors," Curtis said Monday.
Oregon Bounty, for instance, is a collaboration of the Oregon Tourism Commission; the state's wine, dairy, hazelnut and pear pear, name for a fruit tree of the genus Pyrus of the family Rosaceae (rose family) and for its fruit, a pome. The common pear (P. communis) is one of the earliest cultivated of fruit trees, both in its native W Asia and in Europe. commissions; and individual wineries, restaurants and grocery stores.
As part of the promotion, 50 Oregon wineries will offer free samples of cheeses, pears, hazelnuts and wine in their tasting rooms every weekend of November. Restaurants and grocers around the state also will feature Oregon Bounty products during the month.
A complete list of participating wineries and businesses is at www.traveloregon.com/bounty.
"We realize not everyone can have the advantage of being an Oregonian," Lane County Commissioner Anna Morrison said at Monday's event. "But everyone can have a taste of Oregon."
The Oregon Bounty Mobile visits the PC Market of Choice on Greenacres Road to promote the Oregon brands.