SALINAS, Calif. – Taylor Farms, North America’s leading producer of ready-to-eat healthy fresh foods, has announced the launch of four new flavorful chopped salad kits just in time for the spring and summer seasons.
New Roasted Garlic, Tangerine Crunch, Steakhouse Wedge and Salsa Ranch Chopped Kits bring the Taylor Farms chopped kit portfolio to 18 retail recipes.
“We continue to push the boundaries on flavor and recipe innovation to deliver amazing taste experiences,” said Charis Neves, Salad Kit Product Director, Taylor Farms. “These chopped kits offer more than just a side salad for lunch or dinner. Now you can take Tangerine Crunch to your next brunch or grab our Roasted Garlic kit and add freshly grilled veggies and proteins for a delicious dish in minutes. Consumers crave variety, ease and they love that these salads feature multiple ingredients and dressings that complement summertime pairings.”
In the last five years the value-added salad category has grown 19 percent, with salad kits driving overall growth at 111 percent. Salad kits represent 20 percent of the value-added salad category and have experienced double-digit growth year-over-year, with Chopped Salad Kits growing 17 percent in the past 52 weeks.
Building off of the success of all chopped kits, these new kits offer customers the ideal restaurant experience and artisanal flavors in the comfort of their own homes, place of work, or on the go. As the nationwide leader in the chopped salad kit sales and product innovation, Taylor Farms’ new recipe creations are a result of direct consumer demand for new, fresh, and flavorful options.
These latest additions to the Taylor Farms family are regionally processed within Taylor Farms’ extensive production network and feature crave-able dressings and fresh, delicious ingredients.
Roasted Garlic Chopped Kit
Add fresh-grilled shrimp or chicken for a delicious combination
• Freshly chopped romaine, red cabbage, shredded broccoli, green onion, celery, parsley, smoked cheddar cheese, herb crouton crumble with creamy roasted garlic dressing
Tangerine Crunch Chopped Kit
Liven-up brunch by serving alongside quiche and a bubbly mimosa
• Freshly chopped romaine, green cabbage, shredded broccoli, green onion, celery, parsley, toasted quinoa, dried cranberries, sliced almonds paired with a simple sweet and tart tangerine vinaigrette
Steakhouse Wedge Chopped Kit
Fire up the BBQ and add sliced grilled steak or eggplant
• Savoy cabbage, romaine, carrots, red cabbage, shredded broccoli, green onion, uncured bacon, crispy onions, steakhouse seasoning with creamy blue cheese dressing
Salsa Ranch Chopped Kit
Spice up summer by adding diced seasoned chicken as a sizzlin’ side or for amazing tacos
• Red and green cabbage, shredded romaine, kale, carrots, green onion, blue and gold tortilla chips, 4-cheese Mexican blend with creamy salsa ranch dressing
Taylor Farms Roasted Garlic, Tangerine Crunch, Steakhouse Wedge and Salsa Ranch Chopped Salad Kits all feature the company’s 100% free from logo indicating they are made without artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives. The four new chopped kits are currently available nationwide.
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 Nielsen data – 52 weeks ending 12/15/18