Hot ‘n’ Ready Line Introduces Pretzel Flatbread Sandwiches

CINCINNATI – July 16, 2014 - AdvancePierre™ Foods (APF), a nationally-recognized, fully integrated producer and seller of handheld sandwiches and value-added meats, is expanding its Hot ‘n’ Ready sandwich line with the launch of two Pretzel Flatbread Sandwiches: Sausage, Egg & Cheese Pretzel Flatbread and Canadian Bacon, Egg White & Cheese Pretzel Flatbread.

The Sausage, Egg & Cheese Pretzel Flatbread features a savory sausage patty with a scrambled egg and American cheese, served on a pretzel flatbread (280 calories). The ingredients of the Canadian Bacon, Egg White & Cheese Pretzel Flatbread include a slice of Canadian bacon on an egg white with American cheese, served on a pretzel flatbread (140 calories).

These new products reflect top sandwich themes as reported by Technomic, a leading fact-based consulting and research firm serving the food industry, and introduce several “firsts” for the brand. This is the first flatbread option, the first pretzel bread option and the first use of egg white as an ingredient.

“Unique sandwich ingredients help to differentiate and drive traffic because consumers want variety,” said Tony Schroder, president of convenience channels at APF. “Our new Hot ‘n’ Ready Pretzel Flatbread sandwiches provide fast, great-tasting, better-for-you breakfast options that will grow sales and attract new customers for convenience retailers.”

The Pretzel Flatbread Sandwiches will be available in July. The new sandwiches have a seven-day refrigerated, 12-month frozen shelf life. The hand-wrapped sandwiches can hold hot in a sandwich warmer for up to four hours.

For more information about AdvancePierre™ Foods, visit www.advancepierre.com.

About AdvancePierre Foods

AdvancePierre™ Foods, Inc. is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is a nationally recognized manufacturer and marketer of value-added proteins and sandwich products to a wide variety of distribution outlets including foodservice, retail and vending and convenience store providers. With revenues of more than $1.5 billion and more than 4,000 employees, AdvancePierre™ offers a broad line of packaged sandwiches; fully cooked beef, chicken, and pork products; uncooked meat items such as Philly-style steak, breaded beef and stuffed chicken entrees; and bakery products that are all produced from high-quality ingredients and provide unparalleled taste, convenience and value to both operators and their patrons.

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