SOURCE: Bob Evans Farms

Bob Evans Farms

November 03, 2009 18:29 ET

Florida Grocery Shoppers Can Bring Bob Evans Home

Homestyle Dishes Now Available to Complement Home Cooking

COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwire - November 3, 2009) - Florida residents can now take the Homestyle favorites from their grocer's refrigerator to their own table. A delicious complement to any meal, Bob Evans Original and Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Special Recipe Macaroni and Cheese are now available at Publix locations across Florida.

True to the homestyle name, Bob Evans Original Mashed Potatoes are made with real potatoes, cream and butter. Garlic Mashed Potatoes contain the same delicious ingredients as the Original Mashed Potatoes with a garlic-flavored twist. Special Recipe Macaroni and Cheese is made with real cheese.

Bob Evans side dishes are a great way to save time and money for busy families. Mashed Potatoes and Macaroni and Cheese products serve 3-4 people and are hot and ready to enjoy in five minutes or less. Original and Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Special Recipes Macaroni and Cheese start at $3.39 at Publix.

"We want our customers to enjoy homestyle taste without making a huge investment in their day or wallet," said Elaine Burchfield, marketing manager for Bob Evans foods products. "These hearty side dishes are made with wholesome ingredients for a healthy, on-the-go family."

Customers can visit www.bobevansfoods.com for a list of available grocery products. There is a product locator for each Bob Evans grocery product based on zip code. Within each grocery product detail, customers can find the nutritional information and featured recipes for that item.

"Bob Evans has a long-standing reputation in Florida of great homestyle food," said Burchfield. "We are thrilled to now carry these items in additional Florida locations for our customers to enjoy at home."

Bobevansfoods.com features money-saving offers on select grocery products. Coupons can be found at http://www.bobevans.com/products/coupons.aspx.

About Bob Evans Farms, Inc.

Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: BOBE) owns and operates full-service restaurants under the Bob Evans and Mimi's Café brand names. At the end of the first fiscal quarter (July 24, 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 144 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 www.bobevans.com.

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