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B&G Foods: Shelf-Stable Foods

January 19, 2015

B&G Foods, Inc. was founded in 1996 and based in Parsippany, New Jersey.  The company and its subsidiaries manufacture, sell, and distribute shelf-stable foods and household products in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Its range of products include fruit spreads, hot cereals, canned meats and beans, bagel chips, spices, seasonings,  hot sauces, wine vinegar, maple syrup, molasses, salad dressings, Mexican-style sauces, taco shells and kits, salsas, pickles, peppers, tomato-based products, puffed corn and rice snacks, nut clusters, Greek yogurt coated granola bars and bites, and other specialty products.

B&G Foods markets its goods under a number of brands such as Asset, B&G, B&M, Bakers Joy, Brer Rabbit, Cream of Rice, Cream of Wheat, Devonsheer, Don Pepino, Emeril, Grandmas Molasses, JJ Flats, Joan of Arc, Las Palmas, Maple Grove Farms of Vermont, Molly McButter, Mrs. Dash, New York Style, Old London, Original Tings, Ortega, Pirates Booty, Polaner, Red Devil, Regina, Rickland Orchards, Sa-son, Sclafani, Smart Puffs, Sugar Twin, Trappeys, TrueNorth, Underwood, Vermont Maid, and Wrights.

The company also sells and distributes household products under the Static Guard and Kleen Guard brands. B&G Foods offers its product directly, as well as through a network of independent brokers and distributors to supermarket chains, food service outlets, mass merchants, warehouse clubs, non-food outlets, and specialty distributors.

The company was formerly known as B&G Foods Holding Corp. and then changed its name to B&G Foods, Inc. in October 2004.

Stephen Sherrill is the Chairman of the Board of B&G Foods and has been a director since its formation in 1996. Stephen has been the Chairman since 2005. He is a founder and has been a Managing Director of Brukmann, Rosser, Sherrill & & Co., Inc (BRS) since its formation in 1995. BRS is the controlling stockholder of B&G foods from its formation in 1996 until its IPO in 2004. Stephen was an officer of Citicorp Venture Capital from 1983 until 1994.

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