In advance of the fall soup season, Blount Fine Foods, Corp., Fall River, Mass., introduced line of refrigerated 16oz organic soups, which will be sold at retail under the Blount brand. In addition to single 16oz cups, Blount is also introducing four-cup bulk packs for club stores.
“The enthusiasm and excitement among our customers for the Blount Organics line is very rewarding, and validates the potential of the Blount brand” says Bob Sewall, Blount’s executive vice president of sales and marketing. “Organic products are no longer just a niche trend – ‘organics’ have made it to the mainstream, and are a rapidly expanding consideration for consumers, especially those who demand quality.”
New organic varieties include Vegetable Chili, Minestrone, Tomato Bisque (gluten free) and Lentil & Chick Pea.
Sewall adds, “While developing each product in the Blount Organics line, we paid close attention to using wholesome ingredients to keep our ingredient labels clean, sourcing locally whenever possible.”