Food Network Magazine Takes No. 1 Spot on the Newsstand for Epicurean Titles
(PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK (August 9, 2010) – Food Network Magazine, published by Hearst Magazines in partnership with Food Network, is officially the No. 1 epicurean title on the newsstand, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations’ Fas-Fax for the first half of 2010, released today.
Food Network Magazine officially launched in May 2009, and has been embraced by consumers and marketers, resulting in tremendous growth and a tripling of its rate base to 1.25 million. The magazine is currently delivering nearly 1.4 million in circulation: according to the ABC Fas-Fax for the first half of 2010, average total circulation was 1,399,894, with nearly 324,000 single copies sold, making it the largest-selling food title at newsstand.
“The Food Network brand resonates with consumers, and it cuts across all demographics – men, women, kids of all ages and all levels of cooking ability,” said Vicki Wellington, VP/publisher. “Food Network Magazine has an originality and approachability that has captured the attention of food lovers everywhere. They connect with the personalities and the sensibility of the brand, which is all about accessibility and fun.”
Food Network Magazine gives readers a look behind the scenes of their favorite network, featuring its popular chefs and hosts and provides readers with great tips, tricks and recipes. A unique, all-photo recipe index gives readers a chance to browse for recipes at a glance, from appetizers to dessert. Food Network Magazine also showcases the best kitchen tools, food products and new restaurants. The September issue, on sale Aug.10, includes a pull-out recipe booklet of the 50 Best After-School Snacks, an inside look at the hit show "Chopped" with host Ted Allen, an all-star Labor Day potluck, and a clambake with "Extreme Cuisine" host Jeff Corwin.
About Food Network Magazine
Food Network Magazine appeals to food lovers of all ages and culinary abilities, offering accessible recipes and tips, as well as unprecedented access to America’s favorite culinary stars. IIt is a joint venture of Hearst Magazines, a unit of Hearst Corp., and the Food Network, a unique lifestyle network distributed to more than 96 million U.S. households.