Frozen entrèes embrace ethnic cuisines

Bellisio Foods introduced EAT! frozen entrées, made with real, authentic ingredients, 1/2 cup of vegetables, 100% natural white meat chicken and whole grains. EAT! frozen entrées come in BimBap, which offers a taste of Asia; LaVida, which embraces Latin American cuisine, and 2.0, which updates classic American flavors. Varieties include Chicken and Potato Curry, Korean Inspired Chicken, Orange Chicken, Mexican Style Mac & Cheese with Uncured Bacon, Tomatillo Chicken, Chicken Penne Primavera, Honey Balsamic Chicken and Lemon Herb Chicken. EAT! frozen entrées are available in more than 4,000 retail stores nationwide, including Albertson’s/Safeway Stores, Crest Foods, D&W, Dillon’s, Family Fare Market, Food City, FoodMaxx, Frey Meyers, Gordy’s Market, Hy-Vee, King Soopers, Kroger Stores, Lucky Market, Lunds & Byerlys, Martin’s  Price Shopper, Quality Food Centers, Raley’s Ralphs Fresh Fare, Ralphs Grocery, Save Mart, Schnucks, Smith’s Food and Drug, Smith’s Marketplace, SpartanNash, Strack & Van Til, Ultra Foods, VG’s Grocery, Vons and Woodman’s.

Sautè Meal Solutions

WP Rawl expanded its Nature’s Greens brand with Seasoned Sautés, a hot meal entrée item packed with plant protein. Available in Asian, Fiesta and Sweet Garden varieties in 16-ounce bags, these meal solutions offer 32 grams of protein and less than 7 grams of fat per bag. Plus, they include all the ingredients in one meal-sized bag (just add oil) and are ready to eat in under 10 minutes.

Chicken meatballs, sliced sausages

GNP Co.’s Gold’n Plump brand now includes new lines of chicken meatballs and sliced sausages that can be ready in as little as 20 minutes. Made of coarse-ground, 100% quality, boneless, skinless thigh meat raised with no antibiotics–ever and only real ingredients, the new chicken meatballs are fully cooked and sold frozen in resealable, zip-top, gusseted bags. Varieties include Homestyle (made of American-style breadcrumb, rosemary and low-sodium chicken broth) and Pesto Italian (made of Romano, Parmesan and aged Asiago cheeses and roasted garlic). Meanwhile, the chicken sausages are chef-inspired, feature a 3/8-inch bias cut, coarse-grind visible ingredients and natural pork casing for a traditional sausage bite. Varieties include Italian Cheese & Peppers (made of aged Parmesan and Asiago cheeses, red and green peppers and paprika) and Hickory Smoked (made with brown sugar, rosemary and hickory smoke flavor). Each 18-ounce bag boasts a suggested retail price of $6.99.