Upcoming new products focus on protein, plant-based, keto, meal solutions and experiential offerings.
Gardein is expanding its lineup of plant-based burgers with three new varieties: a falafel burger, black bean burger and chickpea burger. All three are vegan, Non-GMO Project verified and made without soy or dairy ingredients.
The Gardein Ultimate Black Bean Burger is made with nine vegetables and contains 9 grams of protein and 170 calories per patty.
The Gardein Ultimate Falafel Burger is made with four vegetables and provides 12 grams of protein and 250 calories per patty.
The Gardein Ultimate Chickpea Burger comes in an Italian-Style flavor and is made with eight vegetables. Each patty provides 11 grams of protein and 210 calories.
Duncan Hines is debuting three new Epic Cookie Kits — two of which are seasonal.
The Birthday Cake Epic Cookie Kit includes sugar cookie mix, birthday cake filling and rainbow sprinkles.
The fall-themed Chocolate Chip Caramel Epic Cookie Kit includes chocolate chip cookie mix, caramel frosting and leaf-shaped sprinkles.
The winter-themed Chocolate Peppermint Epic Cookie Kit includes chocolate cookie mix, vanilla frosting and peppermint candy cane-shaped sprinkles.
Conagra is expanding its P.F. Chang’s Home Menu frozen foods lineup with new center plate proteins.
The Teriyaki Chicken includes chicken breast with teriyaki sauce.
The Korean BBQ Style Chicken contains chicken breast with a Korean barbecue-style sauce with spicy gochujang.
The Firecracker Tempura Shrimp features crispy tempura battered shrimp with a spicy sriracha sauce.
The Crispy Honey Tempura Shrimp features crispy tempura battered shrimp with a sweet honey sauce.
Birds Eye Sheet Pan Meals are “value-added meal helpers,” Conagra said, that roast in the oven in 25 minutes.
The Chicken with Rosemary Brown Butter Potatoes meal includes chicken breast with rosemary brown butter seasoned roasted potatoes and broccoli. Each 1-cup serving contains 140 calories.
The Italian Sausage with Peppers meal contains Italian sausage with seasoned roasted red potatoes, red and yellow bell peppers and green beans. Each 1.25-cup serving contains 220 calories.
New Birds Eye Stir-Fry Veggies & Sauce Meals contain vegetables and a sauce pouch.
The Teriyaki variety includes broccoli, bok choy, carrots, red bell peppers, yellow bell peppers and onions with a sweet and savory teriyaki sauce. Each 1-cup serving contains 60 calories.
The Sesame Garlic meal features broccoli, cauliflower, edamame, carrots, red bell peppers and celery with a sweet sesame garlic sauce. Each 1-cup serving contains 70 calories.
Conagra’s Birds Eye brand is expanding its lineup of Oven Roasters vegetables with two new varieties that roast in 20 minutes.
The Zesty Ranch Broccoli Oven Roasters includes broccoli florets with ranch seasoning. Each 1-cup serving contains 60 calories.
The Parmesan Peppercorn Cauliflower variety contains cauliflower florets with a Parmesan and peppercorn seasoning. Each 1-cup serving contains 50 calories.
Additionally, Birds Eye is now offering Oven Roasters in larger family size bags that roast in 30 minutes.
Birds Eye Skillets require no prep time and are ready to sauté.
The Garlic & White Wine Mushrooms skillet includes sliced button and cremini mushrooms in a garlic white wine sauce. Each 1.25-cup serving contains 45 calories.
The Balsamic Brussels Sprouts skillet contains halved Brussels sprouts in a sweet and tangy balsamic sauce. Each 1-cup serving contains 100 calories.
Conagra is “snackifying” products under its VanCamp’s, Wolf Brand Chili and Armour brands with new convenient and heat-and-eat packs, the company said.
New VanCamp’s Beanee Weenee cups are ready to heat and eat and contain 210 calories and 9 grams of protein per serving.
Wolf Brand Chili with Beans cups are heat and eat and contain 180 calories and 9 grams of protein per cup.
Armour Vienna Bites cups are heat and eat and contain chicken broth with sliced Vienna sausages made with chicken, beef and pork. Each cup contains 10 grams of protein and 200 calories.
New Armour Potted Meat Snack Kit includes six crackers, one can of potted meat and one spoon. Each serving contains 11 grams of protein.
The Birds Eye Family Size Voila! Cheeseburger Skillet contains two times more than the traditional 21-oz product line and features penne pasta, seasoned hamburger patties, tomatoes and onions in a cheesy sauce.
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