GRACIOUS FOODS LAUNCHES ORIGINAL CREAMY GRACIOUS GRITS(R)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On September 20, 2015, Gracious Foods introduced its first product, Original Creamy Gracious Grits®, to southeastern grocery shoppers. Original Creamy Gracious Grits® is now in the dairy section of almost 700 of Southeastern Grocers’ Winn Dixie, BI-LO, and Harveys stores located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Bill Cissel, owner of Gracious Foods, hopes to eventually have Gracious Grits® in 3,000 stores.
Original Creamy Gracious Grits® are fully cooked and microwaveable in minutes. The recipe, inspired by Bill’s mother, Judy, has been served in Bill’s restaurants for over 20 years. Bill’s wife, Jamie, suggested that it would be a good, fast, convenient, and versatile product for today’s busy homemakers. According to Cissel, “My mom made the best grits. It takes a long time to make good grits. Today’s moms and dads don’t have that time. Gracious Grits® will make anyone Southern in Seconds™”.
Gracious Foods, LLC was incorporated in the spring of 2011 to develop and produce restaurant-quality food products for grocery store sales. The family owned and operated company is located in Jacksonville, Florida. For more information about Gracious Foods, LLC and Gracious Grits, visit http://graciousgrits.com/.For more information or media inquiries, please contact Natalie Dunlap at ndunlap@mediamixjax.com or 904.294.6962.A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=36606For more information or media inquiries, please contact Natalie Dunlap at or 904.294.6962.

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