COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Glory Foods fresh Mound Bayou Sweet
Potatoes are now available at Winn-Dixie stores in Tampa, St. Petersburg,
Sarasota, Fort Meyers, Naples and Clearwater, Florida. The sweet potatoes are
also available in Albertson's supermarkets throughout Florida.
Glory Foods Mound Bayou Sweet Potatoes are grown and harvested by the
Sweet Potato Growers Association Co-Op in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, an
historic black farming community founded in the late 1800's. The new line
features the Beauregard, the number one producing variety of sweet potato in
the country. The Beauregard is a popular sweet potato with growers and
consumers because of its natural sweet taste and plumpness.
Versatile and nutritious, sweet potatoes are becoming a major staple in
the family diet. A spokesperson at USDA notes that consumption of sweet
potatoes is on the rise because of their natural nutritional value (high
levels of Beta-Carotene, Vitamins A and C).
"I want Glory Foods Mound Bayou Sweet Potatoes to be an important part of
the family meal year-round," said Bill Williams, President of Glory Foods,
Inc. "We have come full-circle in our effort to provide variety in the sweet
potato category. Glory Foods now offers selections ranging from, can, frozen
and fresh sweet potatoes," adds Williams.
Glory Foods, Inc., manufacturers conveniently prepared heat-and-eat
seasoned Southern-style canned vegetables, condiments and Glory Foods Southern
Selections family-size frozen entrees and side dishes. Glory Foods Mound
Bayou Sweet Potatoes is the first addition to the company's line of fresh
SOURCE Glory Foods, Inc.