B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE: BGS) (NYSE: BGF), a manufacturer and distributor of high-quality, shelf-stable foods, announced today that it has scheduled a conference call to discuss the Company’s fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008 financial results on Thursday, March 5, 2009 at 4:30 p.m. ET. Hosting the call will be David L. Wenner, Chief Executive Officer and Robert C. Cantwell, Chief Financial Officer.
The call will be webcast live over the Internet from the Company’s website at www.bgfoods.com under “Investor Relations—Company Overview.” Participants should follow the instructions provided on the website for the download and installation of audio applications necessary to join the webcast. The call can also be accessed live over the phone by dialing 888-239-5348 or for international callers by dialing 913-312-1302.
The webcast is also being distributed over CCBN’s Investor Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can listen to the call through CCBN’s individual investor center at www.fulldisclosure.com or by visiting any of the investor sites in CCBN’s Individual Investor Network. Institutional investors can access the call via CCBN’s password-protected event management site, StreetEvents (www.streetevents.com).
A replay of the call will be available one hour after the call and can be accessed by dialing 888-203-1112 or 719-457-0820 for international callers; the password is 4847128. The replay will be available from March 5, 2009, through March 12, 2009.
The Company intends to issue a press release with the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008 financial results via Business Wire after the market close on Thursday, March 5, 2009.
About B&G Foods, Inc.
B&G Foods and its subsidiaries manufacture, sell and distribute a diversified portfolio of high-quality, shelf-stable foods across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. B&G Foods’ products include hot cereals, fruit spreads, canned meats and beans, spices, seasonings, marinades, hot sauces, wine vinegar, maple syrup, molasses, salad dressings, Mexican-style sauces, taco shells and kits, salsas, pickles, peppers and other specialty food products. B&G Foods competes in the retail grocery, food service, specialty, private label, club and mass merchandiser channels of distribution. Based in Parsippany, New Jersey, B&G Foods’ products are marketed under many recognized brands, including Ac’cent, B&G, B&M, Brer Rabbit, Cream of Rice, Cream of Wheat, Emeril’s, Grandma’s Molasses, Joan of Arc, Las Palmas, Maple Grove Farms of Vermont, Ortega, Polaner, Red Devil, Regina, Sa-són, Trappey’s, Underwood, Vermont Maid and Wright’s.
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