SMITHFIELD, VA. – Smithfield Foods’ Italian deli meat brand, Carando, is introducing a new line of heat-and-eat meals with three hand-held, fully cooked calzone varieties now available at retail.

The new line features three flavor options - Pepperoni, Meatball and Chicken Parmesan. Each one can be prepared to eat in less than two minutes.  

"As a leader in Italian meats, we are excited to expand our portfolio and bring more of the traditional taste of Carando to consumers," said Diane Purnell, brand manager for Carando at Smithfield Foods. "Our new fully cooked calzones offer convenient, on-the-go options for consumers looking to enjoy an easy meal at any time."

Each 6-oz calzone retails at $2.99.