5 Stocks for a Summer Cookout

These companies' products can help you celebrate this summer, and their shares may brighten your portfolio.

Ah, summer. The season for lightning bugs, pool parties and barbeques. But the next time you squirt some ketchup on your burger or pour yourself a cold one, consider the companies behind the products you're enjoying. Load your plate with the five stocks described below, and you could fill your wallet as well as your belly. All of these companies offer their products around the globe and are expanding their sales in fast-growing emerging markets.

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Jennifer Schonberger
Staff Writer, Kiplinger's Personal Finance