Tyson rolls out sliced deli meats for foodservice
May 17, 2010
by Meat&Poultry staff
SPRINGDALE, ARK. — Tyson Food Service has introduced new Tyson Deli Slices meats to address the growing demand for sandwiches on the menus of restaurants.
Tyson executives said these pre-sliced products offer a high-yield product with less waste –thus, reducing costs. Three quality tiers of turkey, ham and beef deli meats provide a quality sandwich base ready for customization by the operator or customer, according to Tyson Food Service.
Since slicing these meats is not required, operators can spend more time creating signature dishes and expanding their menu offerings. Quality ingredients are used to deliver a lean and gluten-free product. Tyson Foods’ food-safety model and use of natural antimicrobials offer a safe quality product with a cleaner label, the company said.
Most varieties of Tyson Deli Slices meats are also lower in sodium. Offered in new 2-lb. stacked packaging with easy-open peel, operators can keep a variety of Deli Slices meats in stock, expanding signature sandwich offerings and overall menu options.
The Deli Slices meats Premium tier includes Oven Roasted Turkey Breast, Black Forest Ham and top round Roast Beef. The Favorites tier offers Oven Roasted Turkey Breast, Honey Ham, Pastrami and more. The Basics tier offers Oven Roasted Turkey, Cooked Ham and Roast Beef.