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Last $39.41 USD
Change Today +0.49 / 1.26%
Volume 138.2K
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As of 8:10 PM 02/12/16 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).
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8111 Smith's Mill Road

New Albany, OH 43054

United States

Phone: 614-491-2225


Bob Evans Farms, Inc. operates as a full-service restaurant company. The company operates 567 Bob Evans Restaurants and licenses 4 Bob Evans Express locations in 19 states, primarily in the Midwest, mid-Atlantic and Southeast. The company is also a producer and distributor of pork sausage products and various complementary home-style refrigerated side dishes and frozen food items primarily under the Bob Evans, Owens and Country Creek brand names. These food products are distributed primarily to customers throughout the United States. Additionally, the company manufactures and sells similar products to foodservice accounts, including Bob Evans Restaurants and other restaurants and food sellers. Segments Bob Evans Restaurant This segment, through the company’s restaurant concept, offers its customers various breakfast, lunch and dinner items either on a dine-in or carryout basis in family-friendly settings. Breakfast entrées are served all day and feature traditional favorites, such as sausage, bacon and eggs, as well as specialty offerings like sweet and stacked hotcakes, omelets. The company also offers various lunch and dinner entrées, including a full line-up of Farm Fresh Salads and signature dinner items, such as slow-roasted pot roast, slow-roasted turkey and country fried steak. During the year ended April 24, 2015, the company started rolling out its Broasted Chicken platform. BEF Foods This segment offers various wholesome food products to retail and foodservice customers. The company sells its retail food products under the Bob Evans, Owens and Country Creek brand names. The company’s food products include approximately 60 varieties of branded fresh, smoked and fully cooked pork and turkey sausage, ham and hickory-smoked bacon products, such as Bob Evans Fresh Sausage (in rolls, patties or links, all in various seasonings), Bob Evans Sweet Italian Sausage, Bob Evans Fully Cooked Maple Links and Bob Evans Fully Cooked Turkey Sausage Patties. The company also offers approximately 100 complementary, convenience food items in the refrigerated and frozen areas of grocery stores, such as mashed potatoes (different varieties in various sizes); its Oven Bake Scalloped Potatoes and Oven Bake Macaroni & Cheese; sides, such as Homestyle Broccoli & Cheese, Seasoned Homestyle Stuffing, Six Cheese Pasta, Original Green Bean Casserole and Sliced Glazed Apples; Handheld Breakfast Items, such as Bob Evans Sausage, Egg, Cheese Biscuits, Bob Evans Sausage Gravy Stuffers, Bob Evans Southwest Breakfast Bake and Bob Evans Sausage, Egg & Cheese Croissant; and Breakfast Burritos, Breakfast Bowls, Owens Kolaches, as well as its Soups (Original Chicken & Noodles and Original Sausage Chili) and Sausage Gravies. The company’s refrigerated mashed potatoes and macaroni and cheese side dishes continue to improve as a percentage of its food products volume. Distribution The BEF Foods segment manufactures sausage products, as well as side dishes and soups, which are distributed, on average, twice per week to the company’s restaurants by third parties. The company supplies its customers by shipping products directly to their warehouses for further distribution by the customers to their retail stores. The company also distributes its products through food wholesalers and distributors who primarily service smaller, independent grocers. As of April 24, 2015, Bob Evans or Owens brand products were available for purchase in grocery stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. The company’s Owens brand products were available for purchase primarily in Oklahoma, Louisiana and Texas. The company continues to work with retailers in states where there is an opportunity to distribute its products. Strategy The company’s strategy is to continue to review the possibility of a separation of the BEF Foods business; review the potential for real estate transactions or other changes to evaluate various alternatives with respect to all, or a portion of, the company's real estate assets, including a potential REIT spin-off, a sale-leaseback, and other real estate financing transactions; optimize its asset b

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