Food Executives Queue at Barclays Consumer Conference
Officers from frozen food companies listed on stock exchanges are gathering to make presentations to the global investment community during the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. The three-day event kicks off on September 8.
From Parsippany, New Jersey-headquartered Pinnacle Foods (whose portfolio of frozen vegetable products include Birds Eye, Birds Eye Voila! complete bagged frozen meals, Birds Eye Steamfresh, C&W, McKenzie's, and Freshlike frozen vegetables), to fellow Parsippany-based company B&G Foods (which recently announced that it is acquiring the iconic Green Giant and Le Sueur frozen and canned vegetable brands from Generals Mills), there will be plenty of business overviews and financial performance details served up.
The B&G Foods presentation will begin at 1:30 PM on Tuesday, September 8. Investors and other interested parties may listen to the live webcasts by visiting the investor relations section of the company’s website at http://ir.bgfoods.com. Replays of the webcasts will be available following the conclusion of the presentations.
A presentation made by representatives of Tortola, British Virgin Islands-headquartered Nomad Foods Limited (which owns Iglo Group frozen food brands in the UK and Continental Europe, and recently announced the acquisition of Findus) is scheduled to begin at 3:45 on September 8. An audio webcast and slides from the event will be made available on Nomad Foods' website at www.nomadfoods.com.
Presenting on behalf of the Pinnacle Foods at 2:15 PM on Wednesday, September 9, will be Robert Gamgort, chief executive officer; Craig Steeneck, executive vice president and chief financial officer; and Mark Schiller, executive vice president and president of retail operations in North America.
A live audio webcast of the presentation, followed by a question-and-answer session, will be available in the Investor Center of the Company's corporate website, www.pinnaclefoods.com. An archived rebroadcast and slides will be posted on the website following the webcast.
Among other companies lined up to make presentations on September 9 are Kellogg (7:30 AM), White Wave, 9 AM; and Tyson Foods, 9:45 AM. Representatives from Unilever PLC are slated to appear on September 10 at 10:30 AM.