COS COB, CONN. — Chicken Soup for the Soul Foods, a partnership between Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, L.L.C. and Daymon Worldwide, will introduce a line of “comfort foods” in early 2013, beginning with soups. The line is expected to expand quickly in 2013 and 2014 to include a full range of more than 100 comfort food products in a variety of different categories.

Initially, the line will include seven soups: chicken noodle; chicken and rice; creamy tomato; mushroom barley; country style squash; sweet corn and chipotle; and hearty black bean. The soups will be available in 15-oz and 24-oz reusable and recyclable traditional glass mason jars.

“With hundreds of millions of books in print, which have been sold in more than 100 countries, our worldwide group of readers and fans know that the ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ name represents a trusted and familiar source for stories and products that resonate and inspire,” said Bill Rouhana, chief executive officer of Chicken Soup for the Soul. “Meal times play such an important role in living a well-balanced life that our readers and fans have asked us for years to launch a food line. By creating a line of delicious comfort foods that warm the heart and nourish the soul, we are providing yet another way that we can always be there to care for and support our community.”