Favorites like fried chicken and mac and cheese are about to get a modern, health-forward upgrade: Lean Cuisine is introducing a slew of new high protein and carb conscious recipes inspired by these classic dishes, guilt-free.
Real Good Foods is introducing the first ever low-carb, high protein Lasagna. Made with real, nutritious ingredients, the brand went beyond using low-carb noodles filled with artificial ingredients, instead using thinly sliced chicken lasagna noodle – and the best part, it tastes just like traditional lasagna. It's packed with 32g of protein and only 11g of net carbs, a great option for those looking to maintain a healthy diet. Traditional lasagna entrees have upwards of 50g of carbs per serving, added sugars and offer very little nutritional value.
Belcampo, pioneer of hyper-sustainable, organic, grass-fed, Certified Humane meats, broths, and jerky, has launched its Seasoned Lemon Pepper Chicken Breast and Seasoned Lemon Pepper Chicken Legs. Lightly seasoned, these new items provide a convenient option for families interested in having access to high-quality, pasture-raised meats in a pre-seasoned format that can be delivered straight to their doors.
Comax Flavors introduces the 2021 Flavor Trends divided into four distinct flavor collections. Immunity Boost focuses on consumers’ quest for functional foods and beverages while Breakfast Basics addresses consumers’ interest in breakfast at home or on the go. Home Baker taps into rediscovering baking and cooking at home while Chicken Soars spotlights consumers’ appetite for chicken and plant-based chicken alternatives.
Premium, family-owned chicken producer Bell & Evans introduces Gourmet Chicken Burgers, made from whole-muscle dark meat chicken and chunky pieces of real fruit, vegetables and natural cheeses. Bell & Evans Gourmet Chicken Burgers are sold in 6 oz. portions that are nitrogen frozen and uncooked, locking in freshness and natural flavors. Three incredible flavors are being introduced in the launch: Chicken Bacon & Sharp Cheddar, Roasted Portabella & Swiss, and Granny Smith Apple & Gouda. All three varieties are gluten-free.
New Smart Crust frozen pizza from Foster Farms is available in three varieties that will satisfy any pizza craving: Four Cheese, Uncured Pepperoni and Uncured Bacon Club. Each Smart Crust pizza cuts carbs down to 4 grams per serving while providing 25 grams of protein, because the unique crust is crafted from Foster Farms chicken breast, egg whites and cheese instead of flour.
Furthermore, advances in whole leg deboning technology continue to improve yields with half of the labor required of hand deboning.
November 4, 2019
Advances in mechanical deboning technology allow U.S. chicken producers to capture the emerging demand for dark meat while addressing the ever-present labor shortage, according to a report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange division, Greenwood Village, Colo.
All meat buyers are driven by taste, yet taste is a less important driver for the plant-based consumer, as fish is purchased for health and convenience reasons.
July 22, 2019
Chicken purchasers cite more positive attributes than purchasers of beef, pork, fish and plant-based meat proteins, according to new research presented by the National Chicken Council (NCC), Washington, D.C.
North America is the leading region in regards to consumption of frozen processed food.
October 18, 2018
The global market for frozen processed food was $57.50 billion in 2014, and will be worth $69.11 billion by 2021, exhibiting a CAGR of 2.7%, according to a report published by Transparency Market Research, Albany, N.Y.