Progressive Grocer Product

Summer 2016

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Summer 2016 / Progressive Grocer Products Showcase 2 3 PERISHABLES Coconut Lentil Soup Blount's new Organic Coconut Lentil Soup is a gluten-free, vegetarian lentil soup with a mild and sweet coconut curry broth. Blount is launching its Blount Organics line nationally with six varieties, including Organic Vegetarian Chili, Organic Broccoli Cheddar, Organic Ancient Grain Minestrone, Organic Harvest Bisque and Organic Tomato Bisque. Blount Fine Foods Fall River, Mass. Salad Kits Dole Chopped Pomegranate Salad Kit adds shaved Brussels sprouts to romaine, kale, red and green cabbage, green onions, and julienned carrots. The kit includes dried pomegranate- infused cranberries, flaxseeds, and Dole's Pomegranate Vinaigrette dressing. Dole Chopped Poppy Seed Salad Kit tops shaved Brussels sprouts, romaine, kale, red and green cabbage, green onions, and julienned carrots with dried cranberries, pepitas and Dole's Poppy Seed with Greek Yogurt dressing. Dole Food Company Inc. Monterey, Calif. Branded Herbs NewStar Fresh Foods released a line of branded fresh herbs called Pick Me. The brand was developed to enhance food safety and consumer education along with improving accuracy at register and merchandising efficiency. The Pick Me line from NewStar, positioned as a Fresh Flavor Station, features brightly colored packaging sleeves for three of its top-selling herb commodities: cilantro, parsley, and Italian Parsley. NewStar Fresh Foods LLC Salinas, Calif. Traceable Eggs Ten Ag Tech teamed with HarCal Enterprises to launch a line of food products called Just Ordinary. The brand offers a range of foods designed to provide consumers with increased information about the freshness, origin and safety of their food products using Ten's proprietary traceability technology. The first Just Ordinary product launched is fresh shell eggs, which are packed in zero carbon footprint cartons. Ten Ag Tech San Juan Capistrano, Calif. Latino Baked Goods Cidrines' Latino breads and pastries enjoyed by consumers in Puerto Rico now are available in the mainland United States. Cidrines has long been a familiar favorite of Puerto Ricans everywhere and is now expanding the widespread appeal of its Pan Sobao (Sweet Bread) and the family recipe for the Puerto Rican Criollo Bread to mainstream and Hispanic consumers alike. Pastry products including guava, guava and cheese, and cheese turnovers (quesitos) also are available. Cidrines Miami Deli Meats Land O'Frost unveiled new varieties of Simply Delicious and Premium, and its specialty product lines, Sub Sandwich Kits, and Land O'Frost Canadian Bacon. Land O'Frost Premium introduced a Honey Roasted Chicken 1-lb. deli pouch. Simply Delicious expanded with Applewood Smoked Turkey, Hickory Smoked Ham, and Honey Roasted Chicken. Sub Sandwich Kits from Land O'Frost added a Black Forest Turkey and Black Forest Ham. Land O'Frost also introduced Black Forest thin-cut Canadian Bacon. Land O'Frost Inc. Munster, Ind. Hot Salad Kit Ready Pac Foods Inc. released Spicy Sriracha Ranch Chopped Salad Kit. Blending spicy sriracha sauce with cool ranch flavors and a mix of greens and vegetables, the salad kit delivers on consumer demand for bold, restaurant-inspired flavors with the at-home convenience of a ready-to-mix and serve salad. The kit features this blend of flavors along with mini chow mein strips and bacon crumbles. Ready Pac Foods Inc. Irwindale, Calif. Baked Goods Zaro's Family Bakery has expanded its baked goods to grocery store locations. Zaro's products sold at these locations include its rugelach, black and white cookies, challah, and decorated cakes. Future products to be sold by local grocers will include babkas, bagels, and breads. Zaro's Family Bakery is also planning a further expansion into local foodservice establishments with fresh, direct-to-shop delivered breads and bagels in 2016. Zaro's Family Bakery New York City

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