Drive On-Trend Appetizer Sales With New Harvest Creations Dipt’n Dusted Fried Green Tomato Halves
by Tampa Maid Foods, LLC
Posted: 2018-03-05 15:41:13 EST

Lakeland, Fl.— It’s time to amp up your appetizer offerings with new Harvest Creations Dipt’n Dusted® Fried Green Tomato Halves! Made from thick, hand-cut half slices of tart green tomatoes and tossed in our signature coating of seasoned flour and cornmeal, these southern-inspired treats are bursting with bright flavor. Crispy on the outside, but firm and juicy on the inside, they’re a shareable snack your customers will love!

Did you know that nearly 40% of patrons order appetizers and about 30% order small plates on all or most of their restaurant visits?1  This coupled with the fact that fried green tomatoes have grown 24% on menus in the last four years2 could mean big profit potential for operators who menu fried green tomatoes. The convenience and versatility of Dipt’n Dusted® Fried Green Tomato Halves allow you to easily tap into the growing demand for appetizers and small plates.

Dipt’n Dusted® Fried Green Tomato Halves easily go from freezer to fryer—no fuss, no waste—simply deep fry at 350° F for 3¼-3½ minutes or until golden brown. Pair with a few simple ingredients or a complementary sauce for a crowd-pleasing signature dish in minutes. Perfect across your menu, as a shareable appetizer, tasty side basket, or topping for sandwiches or salads, Dipt’n Dusted® Fried Green Tomato Halves can add on-trend flavor and texture to a variety of menu items.

The Fried Green Tomato Halves are made with tomatoes harvested & processed in the U.S., and breaded with the Tampa Maid proprietary Dipt’n Dusted® coating system that creates the perfect crunch in every bite. With back-of-the-house, made-from-scratch appearance & taste, the Tomato Halves arrive frozen in 6 convenient, 2-lb. bags for added convenience. Your customers will never know you didn’t spend the time cleaning, cutting and breading these delicious treats.

Want to appeal to diners craving on-trend appetizers and shareable small plates? Try your first case on us—visit from now until September 30th, 2018 to redeem one free case of Harvest Creations® Fried Green Tomato Halves. Now’s the time to appeal to hungry customers seeking flavorful, on-trend apps and small plates. Visit for recipe inspiration, rebates and more.

1 Technomic, Starters, Small Plates & Sides Consumer Trend Report, 2015

2 Datassential Menu Trends, 2018

About Tampa Maid Foods, LLC.

Based in Lakeland, Florida, Tampa Maid Foods is a leading supplier of value added seafood and coated food products to the industry.

Source: Tampa Maid Foods, LLC.