SMITHFIELD, VA. – Smithfield Foods, Inc. has a new product line that makes snacking a part of the most important meal of the day. Power Bites are a bite-size breakfast of sausage, egg, cheese and bread crumbs in portable packaging.
The new line arriving in stores this fall is available in three flavors:
- Homestyle, made with pork sausage, eggs, potatoes, cheddar cheese and bread crumbs;
- Western Style, featuring pork sausage, eggs, green and red bell peppers, onions, cheddar cheese and bread crumbs; and
- Meat Lovers, made with pork sausage, bacon, ham, eggs, cheddar cheese and bread crumbs.
Packaged in 4-oz cups, the Homestyle variety contains 330 calories, 17 grams of protein and 25 grams of fat; the Western Style contains 360 calories, 18 grams of protein and 28 grams of fat; and the Meat Lovers flavor contains 340 calories, 19 grams of protein and 26 grams of fat.
“Today’s ever-evolving environment continues to shape consumers’ eating habits, and now, more than ever, people want easy options and the ability to enjoy flavor-filled meals or snacks on their terms,” said Eric Gibson, director of marketing at Smithfield Foods. “With the new Power Bites, you get the taste and quality you’ve come to expect from Smithfield for any occasion at home or away. We’re proud to continue our commitment to provide products made with real ingredients and high in protein, all in the form of one tasty bite that can be ready in less than a minute.”
Smithfield Power Bites are fully cooked and require only 45 seconds in the microwave, the company said. Power Bites are available in the refrigerated section of major grocery retailers nationwide, including Walmart, Publix, BI-LO and Winn-Dixie. Smithfield said it plans to roll out the products to more retailers soon.