Blount Fine Foods
Oct30

PRODUCT NEWS:BLOUNT FINE FOODS EXTENDS 10-OUNCE RETAIL LINE WITH THE ADDITION OF BEEF CHILI

Fall River, Mass (October 30, 2014) – Blount Fine Foods, a leading manufacturer of hand-crafted artisan soups, sauces and side dishes for retail and foodservice, today announced the release of its new Blount brand 10-ounce grab-and-go Beef Chili with Beans.  The SKU, the seventh in the lineup, will be available for retail right away, and is already slotted at several locations throughout New England. 

This classic chili of ground beef, red and green bell peppers and kidney beans simmered in a rich, chunky tomato sauce with traditional spices will not only be a perfect meal to warm up with just in time for winter, it’s also gluten-free.  A hearty, thick beef chili will be sure to satisfy the hungriest of football fans on a cold Sunday.  All packaged with grab-and-go convenience so that consumers can enjoy hot soup in less than three minutes. 

“Blount Beef Chili with Beans is an excellent addition to a retail line that is already enjoying early success,” said Bob Sewall, Blount’s executive vice president of Sales and Marketing.  “Blount Beef Chili with Beans gives consumers another great option, which generates more buzz about the Blount brand as a whole.”

The entire line is shipped and sold fresh and available for retail in cases of eight 10-ounce cups.

About Blount Fine Foods

Blount Fine Foods is a family owned company that has been processing food since 1946. It is the largest manufacturer of lobster bisque in America and produces more than 350 proprietary soup recipes, including 75 varieties of clam chowder alone.  Its product lines include fresh and frozen gourmet soups for food-service and retail as well as premium side dishes. Blount’s gourmet soups and specialty foods are made with the finest and freshest ingredients, locally sourced whenever possible, and handcrafted by a dedicated team through unparalleled customer collaboration.

Blount operates production facilities at its Fall River, Massachusetts headquarters and in Warren, Rhode Island.  Customers include national restaurant chains that have their custom soups made for them in accordance with their secret recipes. Similarly, the deli departments of many large and small supermarket chains offer Blount-created hot-to-go soup selections as well as fresh store-brand pre-packed soup cups.

Blount also carries a full line of fresh and frozen soups sold to Club Stores and Retailers nationwide under the Legal Sea Foods and Panera Bread brands.

Blount generates over 80 million servings of hand-crafted gourmet soups each year. For more information, visit www.BlountFineFoods.com