New Products
ConAgra Foods® Specialty Potato Products introduced Lamb Weston Generation 7® Fries in January. The French fries are made with an advanced proprietary process that slashes cooking time by up to 50% over conventional fries. They feature fryer or oven preparation and freezer or refrigerator storage for operator convenience. The company is based in Eagle, Idaho.

Herr Foods Inc. introduced Herr’s Salsa & Lime Tortilla Chips in January. The snack blends salsa and lime seasonings for a cool and crunchy flavor combo that can be eaten alone or with dips. The product is packaged in lime green bags highlighted with a colorful southwest sunburst design. Herr Foods is based in Nottingham, Pa.

Kraft Foods introduced Kraft® Singles Manchego processed slices to meet Hispanic consumer expectations and taste demands. The mild and creamy cheese is ideal for melting and is perfect for quesadillas, sandwiches, or as a snack. The cheese, which comes in a bilingual package, provides traditional Manchego flavor in the convenience of cheese slices. The product, already available in Mexico, is now available at select retailers nationwide. Kraft is based in Glenview, Ill.

McCormick® introduced McCormick 1 Step Seasonings™ in January. The all-in-one seasonings are intended for combination with fresh ingredients, such as ground beef or boneless chicken breasts, to help create favorite dishes with easy preparation. It comes in eight varieties: Tex-Mex Chili, Spaghetti Meat Sauce, Skillet Mac, Sloppy Joe, Garlic Herb Chicken, Lemon Herb Chicken, Jambalaya, and Stir Fry. McCormick is based in Hunt Valley, Md.

Schwan’s Consumer Brands North America introduced Red Baron Stuffed Pizza Slices in December. The new product provides pizza taste stuffed into a single-serve slice that microwaves in about two minutes, making it easy for consumers on the go. The ingredients come wrapped in a golden-brown crust garnished with Italian cheese and herbs. It comes in Pepperoni Pizza, Five Cheese & Tomato Pizza, Italian Sausage & Pepperoni Pizza, Supreme Pizza, Italian Sausage with Roasted Red Onions Pizza, and Roasted Garlic Chicken Pizza flavors. Each box contains two slices. Schwan’s is based in Marshall, Minn.