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WIN 2015

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Winter 2015 / Progressive Grocer Products Showcase 2 1 REFRIGERATED & FROZEN Kid-friendly Nuggets Golden Platter released Disney's Frozen-themed chicken nuggets. The package includes snowflake-, castle- and heart-shaped chicken nuggets. Made from chicken breast meat breaded with a blend of rice and corn flour, Golden Platter's fully cooked, gluten-free products are made from all natural ingredients and produced without the use of hormones or preservatives. Golden Platter Newark, N.J. Redesigned Entrees Nestlé reintroduced its Lean Cuisine brand. No longer focused on diet, the brand now offers chef- inspired, ethnic dishes and has introduced 10 new recipes including Pomegranate Chicken or Sweet Sriracha Braised Beef as gluten-free, high-protein options; Sesame Stir Fry with Chicken and Roasted Chicken and Garden Vegetables as one-cup vegetable and no-preservative options; and Mushroom and Spring Pea Risotto, and Cheese and Bean Enchilada Verde. Nestlé USA Solon, Ohio Cookie Dough Bake'n Joy has expanded its FreshBakes Preportioned Cookie Dough line to include 1-oz. cookies in a 240-count pack. Seeing the demand for smaller cookies, the company formulated its cookies to be less than 150 calories each. Varieties include: Chocolate Chip, Double Chocolate Chip, M&M Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal, Peanut Butter, Sugar, and 100 percent Whole Grain Cranberry Chocolate Granola. Cookie dough pieces are deposited on paper (four layers of 60) for easy usage. Bake'n Joy Foods Inc. North Andover, Mass. Vegan Chili Vegan To-Go offers vegan meat alternative products for the foodservice industry and for retail grocery stores. Vegan To-Go 12-oz. Hearty Meatless Cowboy Chili contains 12 grams of protein and 180 calories per serving. The chili can be eaten solo or used for making nachos and taco salads along with chili fries, chili hotdog and chili burgers. Vegan To-Go Huntersville, N.C. Mac & Cheese Garden Lites, the company most known for its line of vegetables, introduced a Mac and Cheese offering. Garden Lites Mac and Cheese provides vegetables both in their entrée and the sauce itself, offering a wholesome benefit to the convenient dish. The product contains 230 calories and 13 grams of protein per serving. Garden Lites Jamaica, N.Y. Boneless Wings Mistica Foods debuted Jim Beam Boneless, Breaded Chicken Wyngz with Honey Bourbon Sauce. The marinated, breaded chicken wings are finished with a savory and sweet and sauce that uses Jim Beam. The wings can be baked or fried. They are available in the frozen section in 3-lb. bags. Mistica Foods LLC Addison, Ill. Hot Snacks The Hot Pockets brand introduced its classic flavors in Snack Bites and Breakfast Bites varieties. Boasting freshly baked crusts around a blend of Hickory Ham, Signature Pepperoni and 100 percent cheese with 7 grams of protein per four-piece serving, Snack Bites come in Pepperoni Pizza, Hickory Ham and Cheddar, Four Cheese Pizza, and Cheese Beef Nacho varieties. Breakfast Bites flavors include: Bacon, Egg & Cheese; Ham, Egg and Cheese; and Sausage, Egg and Cheese. Nestlé USA Glendale, Calif. Dairy-Free Cheesecake Daiya Foods has been making plant- based food options since 2009. The company recently released a plant- based, dairy-free, soy-free and gluten- free Cheezecake. The Cheezecake is made with a gluten-free crust and comes in four flavors: New York, Key Lime, Chocolate, and Strawberry. This plant-based offering allows people with special diets to indulge in a creamy dessert without sacrificing taste or texture. Daiya Foods Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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