Blount has rolled out a new line of 10 Signature Sides, three of which are certified organic, as well as one dessert. Varieties include Chipotle Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Cranberries, Butternut Squash, and Mac & Cheese with Smoked Bacon, featuring savory bacon and cavatappi pasta with a rich, creamy three-cheese sauce (pictured here). The line is shipped and sold frozen and available in cases of four 4-pound bags.
GasMart may be best known to the average industry follower for its 2012 acquisition of 37 stores from PCF Saleco and the Jumpin Jimmy’s chain of stores in Illinois. Those deals nearly doubled the company’s size.