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 produce.
SOURCE Glory Foods, Inc.