|Exchange:||New York Stock Exchange|
|Stock:||B&G Foods Inc|
|B&G Foods Inc., was incorporated in Delaware on November 25, 1996 under the name B Companies Holdings Corp. On August 11, 1997, it changed its name to B&G Foods Holdings Corp. On October 14, 2004, simultaneously with the completion of its initial public offering of EISs, B&G Foods, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, was merged with and into it and it was renamed B&G Foods, Inc. B&G Foods manufactures, sells and distributes a branded and shelf-stable food products. Its products include hot cereals, fruit spreads, canned meats and beans, spices, seasonings, marinades, hot sauces, wine vinegar, maple syrup, molasses, salad dressings, Mexican-style sauces, taco shells and kits, salsas, pickles, peppers and other specialty food products. The Ortega brand's products span the shelf-stable Mexican food segment including taco shells, tortillas, seasonings, dinner kits, taco sauces, peppers, refried beans, salsas and related food products. The Cream of Wheat brand is one of the most trusted and widely recognized brands of hot cereals sold in the United States. The Maple Grove Farms of Vermont brand is a brand of pure maple syrup in the United States. The Bloch & Guggenheimer brand consists of shelf-stable pickles, peppers, relishes, olives and other related specialty items. The Polaner brand is comprised of an array of fruit-based spreads as well as jarred wet spices such as chopped garlic and oregano. The Las Palmas brand includes authentic Mexican enchilada sauce, chili sauce and various pepper products. The B&M brand includes a variety of baked beans and brown bread. Underwood meat spreads include deviled ham, white-meat chicken, barbeque-flavored chicken, white-meat turkey, roast beef and liverwurst. The Emeril's brand offers pasta sauces, seasonings, cooking stocks, mustards, salsas, pepper sauces and cooking sprays. The Ac'cent brand is as an all-natural flavor enhancer for meat preparation and is generally used on beef, poultry, fish and vegetables. The Grandma's brand of molasses is a brand of premium-quality molasses sold in the United States. The Regina brand includes vinegars and cooking wines. The Wright's brand is an all-natural seasoning that reproduces the flavor and aroma of pit smoking in meats, chicken and fish. The Brer Rabbit brand offers mild and full-flavored molasses products and a blackstrap molasses product. The Vermont Maid brand offers maple-flavored syrup under the brand name. Vermont Maid syrup is available in regular, sugar-free and sugar-free butter varieties. The Company sells, markets and distributes its products through a multiple-channel sales, marketing and distribution system to all major U.S. food channels, including sales and shipments to supermarkets, mass merchants, warehouse clubs, wholesalers, food service distributors and direct accounts, specialty food distributors, military commissaries and non-food outlets such as drug store chains and dollar stores. It faces competition in each of its product lines. The Company’s main raw materials include maple syrup, wheat, beans, fruits, peppers, cucumbers, other vegetables, meat, poultry and corn sweeteners. The Company's trademarks and registered trademarks include Accent, B&G, B&G Sandwich Toppers, B&M, Brer Rabbit, Cozy Cottage, Cream of Rice, Cream of Wheat, Grandma's, Joan of Arc, Las Palmas, Maple Grove Farms of Vermont, Ortega, Polaner, Regina, Sa-son, Trappey's, Underwood, Vermont Maid and Wright's. The Company’s operations are subject to extensive regulation by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the United States Department of Labor and other federal, state and local authorities regarding the processing, packaging, storage, distribution and labeling of its products and the health and safety of its employees.|
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