Since Huy Fong is not looking for a buyer, and would never want to deal with the hassle of an IPO – it's unlikely the special sauce will be a publicly traded investing opportunity any time soon.But it wasn't hard for us to develop a condiment index. We managed to find six truly hot stocks – companies that bring in a sizable portion of their revenue through sauces, dips, and spices. They trade on public exchanges, and all return a healthy dividend. Just in case you're hungry for some spicy shares.
2. B&G Foods Inc. ( BGS): Engages in the manufacture, sale, and distribution of shelf-stable foods in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Market cap at $1.78B, most recent closing price at $33.94. Brands Include: Red Devil Hot Sauce
3. Hormel Foods Corp. ( HRL): Produces and markets various meat and food products in the United States and Internationally. Market cap at $11.59B, most recent closing price at $44.11. Brands Include: Spam, Skippy Peanut Butter
4. Lancaster Colony Corporation ( LANC): Engages in the manufacture and marketing of consumer products focusing primarily on specialty foods for the retail and foodservice markets in the United States. Market cap at $2.34B, most recent closing price at $87.07. Brands Include: Marzetti Salad Dressings