Magazine Online    The Authority On African-American Conventions, Incentives, & Leisure Travel
Issue: May/June 2010
Vegetable Leader Launches New Line Of Heart Healthy, Gluten-Free Southern Style Side Dishes

Allens, Inc., the largest privately-held vegetable company in the nation, has introduced a new line of heart healthy, gluten-free Southern Style vegetables and side dishes. The new line hit grocery shelves in select cities nationwide in December.Allens’ Southern Style vegetables meet growing consumer demand for traditionally seasoned Southern flavors.

The Southern Style line of vegetables and side dishes introduces a new flavor profile for favorite southern vegetables, including Hoppin’ John, Seasoned Black Beans, Seasoned Blackeye Peas, Seasoned Cabbage, Seasoned Collard Greens, Mixed Greens and Turnip Greens – 23 varieties in all. The new products will be sold in 14 oz., 27 oz. and 28 oz. cans at participating retailers, such as Wal-Mart, Food Lion, Publix, Bi-Lo and other major retail outlets.

“At Allens, creating innovative ways for our consumers to enjoy our canned side dishes is a job we take seriously,” said David Brown, director of retail sales, Allens, Inc. “The new Southern Style line is one we know our consumers will love at first bite. Allens new Southern Style canned side dishes have the authentic flavor of traditional Allens favorites with just the right amount of spice to give them the kick that Southern taste buds desire.” For more information on the new Southern Style Canned Vegetables and other Allens vegetables, visit
Meet Brilliantly