SOURCE: Bob Evans Farms

Bob Evans Farms

November 11, 2009 10:01 ET

Bob Evans Serves Up New Single-Serving Sides

Columbus, Cincinnati and Detroit Residents First to Try New Product

COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwire - November 11, 2009) - Bob Evans (NASDAQ: BOBE) is now offering a convenient new way for busy customers to enjoy the Homestyle favorites they know and love. Residents of Columbus, Cincinnati and Detroit are getting a sneak peek of the new Bob Evans single-serving Special Recipe Macaroni and Cheese and Original Mashed Potatoes in their local Kroger grocery store. The sides will also be available to Columbus-area Giant Eagle shoppers.

The Bob Evans Special Recipe Macaroni and Cheese singles are made with cheddar cheese and milk, and the Original Mashed Potatoes are made with real potatoes, milk and butter. They're wholesome homestyle sides without sacrificing home-cooked quality.

Each package comes with two, six-ounce microwavable containers, which serve as a great on-the-go lunch, after-school snack or dorm room staple. Starting at $3.79 per package and at less than two minutes of preparation, these hearty homestyle sides will please even the most budget-conscious consumer.

"They're the same homestyle favorites customers know and love, now in a convenient, individual-sized container to enjoy at home," said Elaine Burchfield, marketing manager for Bob Evans foods products. "These mouth-watering sides are made for an on-the-go lifestyle."

Busy customers looking to maximize their time can visit to find a list of available Bob Evans grocery products sold at the nearest grocery store. The product description also highlights the nutritional information and featured recipes for that item.

"We want Bob Evans products to encourage customers to prepare a home-cooked meal, allowing them to enjoy the company of friends and family without spending hours in the kitchen," said Burchfield. features money-saving offers on select grocery products. Coupons can be found at

About Bob Evans Farms, Inc.

Bob Evans Farms, Inc. owns and operates full-service restaurants under the Bob Evans and Mimi's Café brand names. At the end of the second fiscal quarter (Oct. 23, 2009), Bob Evans owned and operated 569 family restaurants in 18 states, primarily in the Midwest, mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions of the United States, while Mimi's Café owned and operated 145 casual restaurants located in 24 states, primarily in California and other western states. Bob Evans Farms, Inc. is also a leading producer and distributor of pork sausage and a variety of complementary homestyle convenience food items under the Bob Evans and Owens brand names. For more information about Bob Evans Farms, Inc., visit the company's Web site at

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