General Mills Inc.
) popular brand Betty Crocker recently launched new dinner
options -- Helper skillet dinners and Betty Crocker potatoes.
Helper skillet dinners comprise Ultimate Hamburger and Chicken
Helper. Hamburgers include Creamy Stroganoff and Three Cheese
Marinara whereas Chicken Helpers come in Cheddar Broccoli and
Creamy Parmesan flavors.
A number of recipes have been created using the Ultimate
Hamburger or Chicken Helper. Each of these brings together
spices, vegetables, herbs and savory ingredients to prepare
Betty Crocker Ultimate Potatoes offers three new varieties of
potatoes. Ultimate Potatoes are made of real potatoes and cheddar
With changing consumer preferences, there is a huge demand for
new products that are both tasty and healthy. These products
target the growing number of health conscious consumers who
understand the importance of home made food and prefer easy
cooking given their busy schedules. These consumers are also
conscious of the nutritional value of packaged food products.
Since General Mills has been striving to improve the nutrition
profile of its products, these include healthy ingredients like
vegetables, chicken, cheese, herbs and spices. These easy-to-make
dinners make home cooking easy and are expected to appeal to
health conscious consumers.
General Mills carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
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Boulder Brands, Inc.
B&G Foods Inc.
Dole Food Company Inc.
). Both B&G Foods and Dole Food Company carry a Zacks
Rank #1 (Strong Buy), while Boulder Brands carries a Zacks Rank
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