B&G Foods, Inc.
) recently re-introduced Old LondonMelba, with new packaging and
flavors. The company will also introduce a new product called Old
London Melba Toasts Ancient Grains. Meanwhile, the company has
entered into a partnership with Lisa Lillien, the creator of the
brand Hungry Girl, for promoting both products.
Old London Melba offers a perfect snacking option. Old London Melba
Toasts Ancient Grains contains whole grains like millet, amaranth,
buckwheat and quinoa. It contains only 60 calories per serving and
thus is perfect for calorie conscious consumers.
Old London Melba Toast and snacks are baked twice and can be used
with various toppings and dips. They contain no cholesterol and
zero trans-fat per serving. Old London Melba Toasts contains only
60-70 calories while Old London Melba Snacks have only 110
With increasing lifestyle-related problems, there is a growing
number of consumers who care about the nutritional value of their
packaged food products. We believe that promotion from Lillien, a
New York Times
best-selling author and the creator of the Hungry Girl brand, would
put a positive impact on the minds of the people.
Most of the companies are increasing the nutritional quotient of
their portfolio in order to boost their revenues in the long term.
For instance, another company General Mills (
) recently introduced six new flavors of Progresso ready-to-eat
soups. The new flavors are offered in varieties such as New
Vegetable Classics and Light and Traditional Soup flavors. Other
than being low calorie, these soups contain the goodness of
vegetables and spices and do not have any artificial flavors or
added monosodium glutamate (MSG).
B&G Foods currently has a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell).
Some better-ranked stocks in the packaged goods sector include
Treehouse Foods, Inc. (
) and Pinnacle Foods Inc. (
). While Treehouse Foods sports a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
Pinnacle Foods holds a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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