SALINAS, CALIF. — A new line of convenient meal bowls from Green Giant Fresh features globally inspired flavors and a vegetable base. The products are available in the refrigerated produce section at grocery stores nationwide.
Varieties include Buddha Bowl, featuring crumbled sweet potato, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, roasted chickpeas and tahini sauce; Burrito Bowl, with crumbled cauliflower and ancho-chipotle pepper black bean sauce; “Fried Rice” Bowl, containing crumbled cauliflower, carrots, onions, broccoli and teriyaki sauce; Pad Thai Bowl, combining carrot noodles and a peanut-flavored sunflower butter sauce; Ramen Bowl, which features butternut noodles, crumbled cauliflower, carrots, onions, broccoli, roasted edamame and ramen seasoning; and Rancheros Bowl, which has crumbled sweet potato, cauliflower, kale and green chili sauce. Eggs, tofu, beans, avocado or meat may be added to the bowls for additional variety.
“Whether on-the-go or limited for time, there’s no reason to forego nutrition or flavor, and that’s why we continue to explore new ways to encourage balanced and vegetable-based eating with our growing product offering of fresh vegetables,” said Jaime Strachan, chief executive officer of Green Giant Fresh. “We were the first to create Cauliflower Crumbles as a rice substitute, and we are proud to bring our new Vegetable Meal Bowl line to consumers as another way to enjoy our high-quality fresh vegetables.”
The Green Giant Fresh name and logo are licensed through B&G Foods, Inc., Parsippany, N.J. The Green Giant Fresh product line includes more than 200 branded products across fresh vegetable categories.