Freshly, the leading fresh-prepared meal delivery service in the U.S., announced the launch of FreshlyFit, the company's first dedicated product line designed for consumers looking to command their health and fuel active lifestyles. Like Freshly, FreshlyFit's ready-to-eat meals are gluten-free and built on a foundation of clean, whole-food ingredients, but focus on a lower-carb, protein-powered nutritional profile to help fuel workouts, optimize recovery, maintain muscle mass, and support weight management. FreshlyFit meals have an average of 14 grams of net carbs, over 30 grams of protein, and 550 calories or less. More than a third of the meals contain zero added sugars.
As coffee lovers look for new ways to get the most out of their morning cup, natural bliss is introducing two plant-based creamers with functional benefits: Vanilla Flavored Creamer with Prebiotic Fiber, and Sweet Almond Flavored Creamer with Protein & MCT Oil. Each made with a simple blend of oat and almond milk – plus ingredients like inulin, pea protein and MCT oil – these creamers will make prioritizing your health easier than ever this new year.
On our latest From the Cold Corner Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Michael Costa catches up with Ryan Riddle, senior R&D specialist for plant-based meal solutions at Nestlé and its Sweet Earth brand. They talk about why refrigerated and frozen plant-based foods are so popular today, which consumer markets are key targets for plant-based foods, how Nestlé incorporates its plant-based products into the brand’s freezer-aisle favorites like DiGiorno Pizza and Stouffer’s, plus much more.
Introducing new Unlocked by Coffee Mate: a first-of-its-kind line of coffee-flavored coffee creamers. Available in Classic Colombian and Italian Espresso varieties, Unlocked will be sold in grocery stores and mass retailers nationwide beginning in January 2021.
Also returning are Pumpkin Spice-Filled Baking Truffles, while Sea Salt Caramel-Filled Baking Truffles expand distribution nationwide.
August 11, 2020
Due to popular demand, Nestlé Toll House is bringing back three (3) limited-edition fall baking truffles and refrigerated cookie doughs to enjoy all season long. Bakers and cookie lovers alike can relish the changing seasons with sweet, delicious options featuring fall-forward flavors and designs.
Lineup includes refrigerated sugar-free creamers and Natural Bliss products, available this September.
August 6, 2020
Brand also debuts two new meatless sausages for retail sales.
July 14, 2020
Sweet Earth Foods, an award-winning and rapidly growing plant-based food innovator, today announced the release of its Awesome Bacon Burger, a first-of-its-kind in the plant-based category. The delicious new burger extends the plant-based food makers’ portfolio just in time for grilling season, as nearly 40 percent of Americans are trying to eat more plant-based foods (Nielsen).
As people are firing up barbecues across Europe this summer, Nestlé has improved its Garden Gourmet plant-based burger to give it an even meatier taste and texture. It is now so incredibly juicy and incredibly delicious that it really deserves a name that does it justice: Garden Gourmet Sensational Burger. The new burger is appearing in stores (and on grills) across Europe now. Aside from its even more meat-like flavor and texture, the burger now also cooks better, making that transformation from raw to cooked with a satisfying sizzle.
Frozen meals include bowls, pizzas, egg bites and more for low-carb, high-protein, meatless and gluten free diets.
May 22, 2020
Nestlé introduces Life Cuisine, a new brand delivering meal solutions that match consumer approaches to eating well. Over the years, the definition of wellness has evolved from calorie-conscious eating to a more holistic approach that extends well beyond just what’s on the plate. Once-niche dietary trends like gluten-free and meatless meals have also become more mainstream. This new dynamic has inspired people to learn more about different foods, seek more specific product attributes and balance their lifestyles.
Check out the December 2020 edition of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods: Cold Foods Processors to Watch in 2021, McCain Foods adapting and expanding, cold facility flooring, cold food safety regulations for 2021 and much more!