The Uncle Ben’s Beans from Mars Foods are a ready-to-heat product that aims to bring the convenience the brand is known for with its rice products to the beans category. The product is formulated to be placed in the microwave for quick heating to make it ready for consumption in far less time than it would otherwise take to cook up beans from scratch. The beans come in four flavor options including Sweet & Smoky, Southern Chili, New Orleans Style and Zesty Mexican Style, which are all perfect for pairing with an array of meals.
The Uncle Ben’s Beans come in 9.2-ounce microwave-friendly pouches and have a suggested retail price point of $2.69, and address the increasing demand for convenient food products for mid-week meals.
The Uncle Ben’s Beans Come in Four Flavor Options
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