The popularity of meat snacks continues to grow.
The Cheesewich Factory introduces Baconwich, a string of mozzarella accompanied by a slice of uncured turkey bacon. Each single-serve pack contains 100 calories, 6 grams of fat, 9 grams of protein and 0 grams of sugar, making the snack a keto-friendly food. The individual packs come in display-ready packs of 24, ideal for c-store refrigerated snack cases.
Dutch Farms expands its On-the-Go line with two varieties of Protein Packs: string cheese with one hard-cooked peeled egg and pepperoni; and pepper jack cheese stick with one hard-cooked peeled egg and Genoa salami. The Protein Packs boast 18 grams or 20 grams of protein per serving, with only 1 gram or 2 grams of carbohydrates.
Tyson Foods now offers the Jimmy Dean Protein Pack. The breakfast brand’s three compartment pack features either a hard-boiled egg, turkey sausage and Monterey jack cheese; or a hard-boiled egg, smoked ham and colby jack cheese.
The Jimmy Dean brand also now offers Morning Combos, a refrigerated snack pack that comes in two varieties: mini maple pancakes paired with maple sausage bites and blueberry muffin paired with savory sausage bites. They are ready to eat or can be warmed for 30 seconds in the microwave. There’s also new frozen Biscuit Roll-Ups, which combine real eggs, quality meats and cheese all wrapped in a soft flaky biscuit for a savory hand-held breakfast that is ready in less than two minutes in the microwave.
Hormel Foods grows its Hormel Natural Choice snack pack line with global flavors and foods.
Mediterranean-style chicken gets paired with bruschetta jack cheese alongside garlic and herb pita chips. There’s also chipotle chicken with queso quesadilla cheese and flax seed corn chips.
Bonduelle Fresh Americas is rolling out two new Ready Pac Foods Bistro salad varieties: Reuben and Slider. The Reuben features uncured corned beef, shredded Swiss cheese and sauerkraut-flavored pumpernickel rye croutons. It is served with red cabbage, iceberg and romaine lettuce, and dressed with Thousand Island dressing. The Slider is mini charbroiled burger patties sitting on a bed of crisp iceberg and romaine lettuce and topped with grape tomatoes, cheddar cheese, dill pickle-flavored croutons and Thousand Island dressing.
Werner Gourmet Meat Snacks now offers zero sugar jerky made with grass-fed beef. This new product comes packaged in a 2-ounce bag in three flavors: Original, Salt & Pepper and Unsweetened Teriyaki-Style. Each recipe is formulated with 0 grams of sugar, 0 grams total carbohydrates and 18 grams of protein per serving.
Sometimes, even adults need a time out, according to Farm Rich. So why not take the opportunity to fuel up on protein-rich, finger-food favorites. The new Time Outs frozen microwavable single-serve snacks line includes Pepperoni Pizza Roll-ups with marinara sauce, Fiesta Chicken Roll-ups with mild poblano ranch sauce and Boneless Chicken Bites with sweet barbecue sauce.
In the market for about a year, this first-of-its kind meat snack has been gaining traction across the country. Foster Farms Bold Bites are an on-the-go fully cooked cubed chicken breast snack that comes in five bold flavors: Cajun, Chile Verde, Korean BBQ, Caribbean Jerk and Parmesan Garlic. Each single-serve packs contain 15 grams of protein.