STOUFFER’S® FARMERS’ HARVEST™

   
To Press Releases listSOLON, Ohio,Jan 31, 2011

Classic, Updated Favorites – Now With an Added Variety of Whole Grains or Vegetables

Nestlé Prepared Foods Company is dedicated to providing convenient, wholesome and delicious foods. The most recent example of the company’s ongoing efforts to provide great taste with wholesome nutrition is STOUFFER’S® FARMERS’ HARVEST™ entrées. With STOUFFER’S® FARMERS’ HARVEST™, you can have good, wholesome food and enjoy eating it too. This new line features three family size entrées and seven individual servings of classic, but updated favorites featuring the same great STOUFFER’S® taste with an added variety of whole grains or vegetables.

STOUFFER’S® understands that people want to eat wholesome meals without giving up taste. That’s why STOUFFER’S® has made it their mission to bring families together through high-quality, great-tasting dinners. With FARMERS’ HARVEST™, the taste you’ve come to expect from STOUFFER’S® is assured by the use of high-quality ingredients such as sea salt, olive oil and real cheese. Whole grains are featured in eight recipes while four of the individual meals feature ½ cup of vegetables . Sodium content for these ten varieties ranges from 660-950 mg (28%-40% DV or Percent Daily Value).

“FARMERS’ HARVEST™ is an excellent choice for people looking to incorporate more wholesome ingredients into their diets without sacrificing great taste,” said Christine Dahm, VP, Nestlé Prepared Foods Company. “We’ve worked closely with our chefs on the goal of making the FARMERS’ HARVEST™ recipes just the way you would if you made them yourself. We’re featuring wholesome ingredients like sea salt, whole grain pasta, and olive oil, and we’ve even added vegetables to some of our favorites. The end result is a great tasting meal that you can feel good about enjoying.”

FARMERS’ HARVEST™ offers simple, hearty and wholesome food in 10 NEW varieties:

STOUFFER’S® FARMERS’ HARVEST™ Single Serve Varieties (SRP $3.49):

  • Meat & Sauce Lasagna: Freshly made whole grain lasagna layered with an herb seasoned tomato and meat sauce with mozzarella, Parmesan and cottage cheeses.
  • Vegetable Lasagna: Freshly made whole grain lasagna layered with a colorful medley of carrots, spinach, broccoli and onions with a Parmesan and Romano cheese sauce.
  • Macaroni & Cheese: Freshly made whole grain pasta in a real cheddar cheese sauce.
  • Grilled Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo with a Vegetable Medley: Grilled white meat chicken and fettuccini in a creamy Alfredo sauce with a medley of buttery seasoned broccoli, carrots and grilled red peppers.
  • Chicken & Parmesan Pasta Bake with a Vegetable Medley: Chicken and Parmesan whole grain pasta with a medley of broccoli, carrots and red peppers in a butter sauce.
  • Roasted Chicken & Bowtie Pasta with a Vegetable Medley: Roasted chicken and bowtie pasta in a basil pesto sauce with a medley of carrots, green beans and grilled red peppers in a butter sauce.
  • Spaghetti & Meatballs with a Vegetable Medley: Whole grain spaghetti and meatballs with a medley of asparagus, yellow carrots and grilled red peppers in a butter sauce.

STOUFFER’S® FARMERS’ HARVEST™ Multi-Serve Varieties (SRP $7.39):

  • Meat Sauce Lasagna: Freshly made whole grain pasta layered with an herb seasoned tomato and meat sauce and real cheese.
  • Vegetable Lasagna: Freshly made whole grain pasta layered with a creamy cheese sauce and vegetables.
  • Macaroni & Cheese: Freshly made whole grain pasta in a real cheddar cheese sauce.

STOUFFER’S® FARMERS’ HARVEST™ meals will be available in supermarkets nationwide in January 2011. Visit Stouffers.com or LetsFixDinner.com for information about the FARMERS’ HARVEST™ line and STOUFFER’S® fresh attitude about frozen food.

About Nestlé USA

Named one of “The World’s Most Admired Food Companies” in Fortune magazine for fourteen consecutive years, Nestlé provides quality brands and products that bring flavor to life every day. From nutritious meals with Lean Cuisine® to baking traditions with Nestlé® Toll House®, Nestlé USA makes delicious, convenient, and nutritious food and beverage products that make good living possible. That’s what “Nestlé. Good Food, Good Life” is all about. Well-known Nestlé USA brands include: Nestlé® Toll House®, Nestlé® Nesquik®, Nestlé® Coffee-mate®, Stouffer’s®, Lean Cuisine®, HOT POCKETS® and LEAN POCKETS® brand sandwiches, Nescafé®, NESTLÉ® Juicy Juice®, Buitoni®, DREYER’S/EDY’S®, Nestlé® Crunch®, Nestlé® Butterfinger®, Wonka®, DIGIORNO®, TOMBSTONE® and CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN® frozen pizza. Nestlé USA, with 2010 sales of $10.4 billion, is part of Nestlé S.A. in Vevey, Switzerland — the world’s largest food company with a commitment to Nutrition, Health & Wellness — with 2010 sales of $105 billion.

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