Perdue Foodservice Launches Two New Perdue Harvestland Turkey Products
by Perdue Foods LLC
Posted: 2017-09-14 15:34:04 EST

Perdue Foodservice is proud to introduce two new products to the PERDUE® HARVESTLAND® all-natural* Turkey portfolio—Sliced Smoked Turkey and Dark Turkey Burgers. With 86% of consumers looking for restaurants to be more transparent,1 the new clean label turkey products help operators take advantage of high-value menu claims to drive traffic and boost sales.

·         PERDUE® HARVESTLAND® Turkey Burger

This NO ANTIBIOTICS EVER, 100% vegetarian fed turkey product is ground, lightly seasoned and formed into a 4.0-oz. turkey burger. Operators get both convenience and quality with these pre-formed turkey burgers.

·         PERDUE® HARVESTLAND® Smoked Sliced Turkey

This NO ANTIBIOTICS EVER, 100% vegetarian fed turkey product is cooked, lightly smoked, sliced into 0.67-oz. slices and packed in a 2-pound resealable package. Operators can feel confident knowing PERDUE® HARVESTLAND® Smoked Sliced Turkey is free of nitrates and nitrites (except those naturally occurring in sea salt), and certified gluten free. 

Consumers want to see the high-value claims—it can impact their purchasing decision and show them the operator’s commitment to high-quality ingredients. This is especially true when it comes to animal protein—consumers now consider animal welfare, sustainability, and the absence of antibiotics, hormones and preservatives as major factors when choosing what and where to eat.2 Consumers also care about how an animal is fed, with a preference toward a vegetarian diet.2

Operators who menu PERDUE® HARVESTLAND® all-natural* Turkey can feel good knowing they are serving high-quality turkey products that contain no artificial ingredients, NO ANTIBIOTICS EVER and no animal by-products, and are raised on a 100% vegetarian diet. The portfolio of healthful and wholesome NO ANTIBIOTICS EVER proteins not only differentiates eateries by elevating menu offerings, it also increases the opportunity to help drive sales. More than 70% of consumers reported they are more concerned about food additives today than 2 years ago.3 Therefore, it’s no surprise consumers are willing to pay 75% more for a product containing ingredients they know and trust.3

PERDUE® HARVESTLAND® Sliced Smoked Turkey Breast and Dark Turkey Burgers can help elevate menu offerings and satisfy customers’ growing demand for better-for-you ingredients. Perdue makes it easy for operators to communicate their commitment to high-quality ingredients and menu transparency by providing free merchandising materials and rebates. From now through December 31, 2017, operators save $10 per case, up to $500 on all PERDUE® HARVESTLAND® Turkey products, with a minimum purchase of 3 cases. For more information, please visit www.PerdueFoodservice.com/offers or call 1‑888‑PERDUE‑2.

1 Tristano, Darren, How Shifting Health Priorities Will Change Foodservice in 2016, Technomic, 2/2/16

2 Refrigerated & Frozen Foods, “Study: Restaurant Patrons Want Menu Transparency for Meat, Poultry,” 6/16/16

3 Technomic Consumer Trend Report Series: Meat + Poultry Consumers Prefer Transparency, November 2016

*Minimally processed. No artificial ingredients.

ABOUT PERDUE FOODSERVICE

Perdue Foodservice provides premium, high-quality branded chicken, turkey and select beef products for operators in all segments of foodservice. Our diverse product lines offer operators many choices, but all have our same commitment to high quality and wholesomeness. The lines include leading brands in organic, conventional and NO ANTIBIOTICS EVER proteins, including PERDUE®, PERDUE® HARVESTLAND®, KINGS DELIGHT® and CLUX DELUX® brands.

Perdue Foods LLC is a division of Perdue Farms Inc., a leading international food and agriculture business providing high-quality products in more than 70 countries. Privately held and family-run for three generations, the company employs 21,000 associates and partners with 2,200 independent farm families.

Source: Perdue Foods LLC