Guess Mrs. Butterworth’s first name and win

For over 40 years, Mrs. Butterworth has made kids smile by sharing her secrets of thick, rich syrup at breakfast tables everywhere.  There’s  one secret she  never shared before: her first name!   

Contest participants have until July 17th to guess the first name of this pop cultural icon who has appeared in everything from movies and TV to Kanye West  rap lyrics, Geico commercials, New York Times crossword puzzles, and more.

Entering is easy. Go to and submit your guess along with an explanation of 100 words or less as to why you think your first name guess is correct or send your entry to: Guess Mrs. Butterworth’s First Name Contest, c/o BHG PR, 546 Valley Rd., Upper Montclair, New Jersey 07043.  All mailed entries must be received by July 17, 2009. No purchase is required to win. See attached rules for details.  

The person who correctly guesses the first name of one of America  leading ladies of syrup will receive a $500.00 cash prize, a year  supply of Mrs. Butterworth’s syrup, and will be featured on the web site (ARV of $550.00).     

For more information, rules and regulations, log onto  All media inquiries should be directed to Frani Lieberman at 973.744.0707 or     

About Mrs. Butterworth     
You can enjoy Mrs. Butterworth in Original flavor, Sugar Free or Lite   all of which deliver that distinct thick, rich and buttery syrup. Lite, which delivers half the calories of regular syrups, has passed the test of time, now entering its 20th year on the market   and continuing to delight kids. Sugar Free was introduced in 2004 and meets the needs of consumers, whether kids or adults, who want sugar free syrup.    

Moreover, Sugar Free has 80% less calories and 12% the carbohydrates of regular syrups. Both Lite and Sugar Free recipes have been carefully crafted to make sure they deliver on the thick, rich and buttery syrup only Mrs. Butterworth can make.   The distinctive grandma-shaped bottle, with its label doubling as an apron, continues to be the gold standard for the thickest, richest and most buttery syrup you can buy.  There is one other way to bring the delicious fun of Mrs. Butterworth to breakfast   with  Mrs. Butterworth  Complete Pancake Mix  in Buttermilk and Home-style flavors. Her pancake recipe is the perfect combination of sweet and buttery pancakes that kids will love.