Cold Retail Products: Meals & Entrées
BROCCOLI CRUST FROZEN PIZZA
Spinato’s launched broccoli crust pizzas. Available in Slow-Roasted Tomato Margherita, Mediterranean Supreme, Primavera and Aged Asiago, Romano & Mozzarella varieties, this line is made with the company’s signature handmade pizza sauce, farm-fresh ingredients and certified gluten-free dough. Also, the new broccoli crust pizzas were upgraded to a larger 10-inch size. The new packaging reflects Mediterranean artistry, accentuating the company’s passion for quality ingredients and handmade specialty pizzas. And, each variety boasts distinct graphic imagery.
PROTEIN-RICH PASTA MEALS
Bob Evans Farms introduced Steamables, a new side dish product line that comes in three varieties of potato wedges—Sea Salt Red Potato Wedges, Steak House Red Potato Wedges and Garlic Red Potato Wedges. Steamables are available in 22-ounce resealable bags, contain 100 calories or less per serving and are ready after just five minutes in the microwave. The Family Classics product line gained two new protein-rich pasta meals—Italian Sausage Marinara Pasta, which features sausage, tomato sauce and onion and 11 grams of protein per serving; and Beef Stroganoff Pasta, which features prime rib beef, mushroom and onion and 14 grams of protein per serving. These products are available at select retailers nationwide.
VEGGIE-FORWARD PROTEIN BOWLS
Green Giant launched Green Giant Harvest Protein Bowls, which are plant-forward meals that blend vegetables and whole grains. All four varieties — California Style, Asian Style, Southwest Style and Italian Style — boast 12-14 grams of protein, include whole grains such as quinoa, lentils, ancient grains and more, are vegetarian and have no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives. Plus, they go from the freezer to mealtime in under six minutes. They are available in the frozen food aisle of major grocery retailers nationwide for a suggested retail price of $3.99.
FOODSERVICE OFFERINGS FOR RESTAURANT, HOT DELI, UNIVERSITY DINING
Day-Lee Foods, Inc. launched new foodservice offerings for restaurant, hot deli and university dining. The new items include a variety of traditional dishes such as Spicy Tempura Cauliflower (freshly sourced, lightly battered cauliflower florets paired with a tangy, mildly spicy Asian sauce), Korean BBQ Chicken (signature Korean flavors and high-quality white meat chicken provide a balanced, umami flavor), Sriracha Chicken Gyoza (crafted with seasoned chicken and mildly-spicy sriracha sauce), Teriyaki Chicken (re-created with less sodium and less fat, and prepared with tender, no-antibiotics-ever white meat chicken and a tangy ginger sauce), Mandarin Orange Chicken (double fried for optimal texture and crafted with large pieces of white meat chicken) and Karaage Chicken (fried dark meat chicken featuring a crispy outside and moist and juicy inside). Each recipe is crafted with high-quality chicken or vegetables in tandem with an array of authentic flavors.
RETAIL MEAL KITS
True Food Innovations launched new retail meal kits under the True Chef and Chef’d brands. These meal kits are free from all artificial colors, preservatives and artificial flavors, and use patent-pending formulations and high-pressure processing to maintain long shelf. These clean-label products are available in retail stores nationwide.
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