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Blast from the past: One classic Tim Hortons menu item will make a comeback

 Blast from the past: One classic Tim Hortons menu item will make a comeback  - Tim Hortons asks guests to choose which beloved item from the past 50 years  will reappear on the menu -  OAKVILLE, ON, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Who says you can't go back in time? To  celebrate its 50(th) anniversary, Tim Hortons is calling on Canadians to help  reintroduce for a limited time, one of its classic menu items from the past  five decades with its Bring It Back online campaign, launching today.  "For 50 years Tim Hortons has been updating its menu to suit the evolving  tastes and preferences of our guests, and with that, some menu items have come  and gone, yet we continue to receive requests to bring back beloved menu  items," says Glenn Hollis, Vice President Marketing, Tim Hortons. "Bring It  Back is our way of saying thank you to our loyal guests for the past five  decades. We hope it sparks fond memories for Canadians and Tim Hortons  employees from coast to coast."  From the psychedelic '60s to the totally tubular '80s, guests can travel back  in time each throwback Thursday as five menu items - one from each decade -  are announced for Bring It Back. Once all five classic contenders are  revealed, beginning May 1 through May 14, 2014, Canadians can vote daily for  their favourite item at TimsBringitBack.ca or on Tim Hortons Facebook page  (www.Facebook.com/TimHortons). The winning item will be announced on Thursday,  May 15, just in time for the company's official birthday on Saturday, May 17,  and will make its comeback in-restaurant later this year.  The first item in the running for Tim Hortons Bring It Back? The Eclair, which  rose to popularity across Canada in the '60s. Dipped in chocolate fondant,  then sliced and filled with whipped topping, this tasty treat is sure to spark  memories from the past for guests across the country.  Canadians are encouraged to visit TimsBringitBack.ca or Tim Hortons Facebook  page where every Thursday, a new Bring It Back menu item will be announced for  the running. Join the conversation on Facebook (www.Facebook.com/TimHortons),  Twitter (@TimHortons and Instagram @TimHortons) and tag comments and photos  with #TimsBringItBack.  Tim Hortons Inc. Overview  (TSX: THI) is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in North  America based on market capitalization, and the largest in Canada. Operating  in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry, Tim Hortons appeals  to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee,  hot and cold specialty drinks (including lattes, cappuccinos and espresso  shots), specialty teas and fruit smoothies, fresh baked goods, grilled Panini  and classic sandwiches, wraps, soups, prepared foods and other food products.  As of December 29, 2013, Tim Hortons had 4,485 systemwide restaurants,  including 3,588 in Canada, 859 in the United States and 38 in the Gulf  Cooperation Council. More information about the Company is available at  www.timhortons.com.    SOURCE  Tim Hortons  For further information or to arrange an interview, please contact:  Olga Petrycki petrycki_olga@timhortons.com 905.339.5960  Image with caption: "Tim Hortons announces the first menu item for its Bring  It Back Campaign: The Eclair. To celebrate its 50th Anniversary, Tim Hortons  is asking Canadians to help decide which beloved menu item from the past five  decades will make its comeback. Check out TimsBringItBack.ca and join the  conversation with #TimsBringItBack. (CNW Group/Tim Hortons)". Image available  at:   http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140327_C7398_PHOTO_EN_38381.jpg  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2014/27/c7398.html  CO: Tim Hortons ST: Ontario NI: RES FBR FOD NP  
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