Sorrento adds omega-3 cheese

by Allison Sebolt
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BUFFALO, N.Y. — Sorrento Lactalis is launching an omega-3 cheese called Omega-3 +Plus snack string cheese. The cheese will be sold under the Precious and Sorrento brands and has 7 grams of protein in addition to omega-3s.

"The new +Plus Omega-3 snack cheese responds to consumer demand for foods that offer good nutrition, health, convenience and taste all rolled into one," said Susan Thomas, marketing manager for snack cheese at Sorrento Lactalis. "We’re responding to one of the top food fortifications requested by consumers. With this new addition to the +Plus line, consumers can enjoy the delicious, fresh cheese taste that Sorrento is known for and feel good about eating healthy at the same time."

The cheeses are individually wrapped in 1-oz servings with six servings per package and have a suggested retail price of $3.99 for the Sorrento brand and $4.29 for the Precious brand.

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