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Consumers to Show off their Slow Cooker Creations for the Crock-Pot™ Slow Cookin' Recipe Contest

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Second Annual Contest Awards One Grand Prize Winner Free Groceries and Crock-Pot® Seasoning Mixes for a Year</i> </p>

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Consumers to Show off their Slow Cooker Creations for the Crock-Pot™ Slow Cookin' Recipe Contest

09:00 EDT Tuesday, October 01, 2013

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (Business Wire) -- Attention, slow cooker lovers! It's that slow cookin' time of year again! Crock-Pot® Seasoning Mixes invite home cooks across the nation to show off their slow cookin' skills as the brand kicks off its second annual Crock-Pot™ Slow Cookin' Recipe Contest. This mouthwatering competition lets enthusiasts show off their culinary talent by submitting their own recipe using one of the Crock-Pot® Seasoning Mixes.The Grand Prize winner gets free groceries valued at $8,500, including Crock-Pot® Seasoning Mixes, for a year!

A family cook can become a Slow Cookin' champ by submitting their one-pot-wonders on the Crock-Pot® Seasoning Mixes Facebook page beginning today. After submitting an original recipe through posts and photos on the page, participants will be encouraged to enlist their friends to vote for their recipe from Oct. 24 to Nov. 14. The winning contestant and their recipe, determined through Facebook votes and input from a panel of B&G Foods judges, will be announced Nov. 21. To encourage this year's entrants, Sherri Williams from Crestview Florida, last year's Grand Prize Winner, will star in several Crock-Pot® slow cooker demonstration videos.

In addition to a year's free groceries and seasoning mixes, the grand prize winner will have the opportunity to present his or her original recipes and slow cooker usage tips on a dedicated page found on the Crock-Pot® Seasoning Mixes site for three months. For a complete listing of official contest rules and for more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/CrockPotSeasoningMixes.

THE DELECTABLE FAMILY FRIENDLY SOLUTION

With “designed for slow cooker” blends of herbs, spices and natural flavors, Crock-Pot® Seasoning Mixes make it easy to prepare and serve flavorful, family-pleasing meals. Crock-Pot® Seasoning Mixes blend affordability, accessibility and convenience into America's original slow cooker. The combination of free groceries for a year and Crock-Pot® Seasoning Mixes makes cooking a family meal even easier for one lucky winner. Last year, we unveiled three fan favorite seasoning flavors: Hearty Beef Stew, Savory Pot Roast and BBQ Pulled Pork. Additionally, three appetizing seasoning flavors have been added to the line: Savory Herb Chicken, Beef Stroganoff and Original Chili. Crock-Pot® Seasoning Mixes create more than just these delectable meals — they make dozens of additional recipes too, all available at www.crockpotseasonings.com.

GET COOKIN'

Crock-Pot® Seasoning Mixes are available in grocery stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $1.99. Target stores carry the line in the appliance section next to Crock-Pot® branded slow cookers. Each seasoning packet, combined with meat, vegetables, water or stock, makes a meal to feed four to six people. For more information, please visit www.crockpotseasonings.com and follow us on Facebook www.facebook.com/CrockPotSeasoningMixes, Pinterest http://pinterest.com/crockpotmixes/ and Twitter @CrockPotMixes.

About B&G Foods, Inc.

B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) and its subsidiaries manufacture, sell and distribute a diversified portfolio of high-quality, branded, shelf-stable foods across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Based in Parsippany, New Jersey, B&G Foods' products are marketed under many recognized brands, including Ac'cent, B&G, B&M, Baker's Joy, Brer Rabbit, Cream of Rice, Cream of Wheat, Devonsheer, Don Pepino, Emeril's, Grandma's Molasses, JJ Flats, Joan of Arc, Las Palmas, Maple Grove Farms, Molly McButter, Mrs. Dash, New York Style, Old London, Original Tings, Ortega, Pirate's Booty, Polaner, Red Devil, Regina, Sa-són, Sclafani, Smart Puffs, Sugar Twin, Trappey's, TrueNorth, Underwood, Vermont Maid and Wright's. B&G Foods also sells and distributes two branded household products, Static Guard and Kleen Guard. For more information, please visit www.bgfoods.com.

About Jarden Corporation

Jarden Corporation is a leading provider of a diverse range of consumer products with a portfolio of over 100 trusted, quality brands sold globally. Jarden operates in three primary business segments through a number of well recognized brands, including: Outdoor Solutions: Abu Garcia®, Aero®, Berkley®, Campingaz® and Coleman®, ExOfficio®, Fenwick®, Gulp!®, Invicta®, K2®, Marker®, Marmot®, Mitchell®, Penn®, Rawlings®, Shakespeare®, Stearns®, Stren®, Trilene®, Völkl® and Zoot®; Consumer Solutions: Bionaire®, Breville®, Crock-Pot®, FoodSaver®, Health o meter®, Holmes®, Mr. Coffee®, Oster®, Patton®, Rival®, Seal-a-Meal®, Sunbeam®, VillaWare® and White Mountain®; and Branded Consumables: Ball®, Bee®, Bernardin®, Bicycle®, Billy Boy®, Crawford®, Diamond®, Dicon®, Fiona®, First Alert®, First Essentials®, Hoyle®, Kerr®, Lehigh®, Lillo®, Loew Cornell®, Mapa®, NUK®, Pine Mountain®, Quickie®, Spontex® and Tigex®. Headquartered in Rye, N.Y., Jarden ranks #371 on the Fortune 500 and has over 23,000 employees worldwide. For in-depth information about Jarden, please visit www.jarden.com.

Allison+ Partners
Erin Kelly, 646-428-0623
b&gfoods@allisonpr.com

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