SUBWAY® Canada introduces new avocado and spinach limited time offer just in
time for summer
TORONTO, May 31, 2013 /CNW/ - SUBWAY® Restaurants of Canada is offering
Canadians two new fresh and healthy menu options, adding avocado and
spinach to SUBWAY®'s lineup of sandwich and salad toppings.
A special seasonal limited time offer, avocado and spinach are available
beginning June 1st, as topping options at more than 3,000 SUBWAY® locations across Canada,
along with a new Turkey & Bacon with Avocado specialty sandwich.
"Summer is the perfect time to enjoy these fresh and tasty healthier
topping options Canadians have been looking for," said Kathleen Bell,
director of national marketing, SUBWAY® Restaurants of Canada.
"Whether enjoying one of our specialty sandwiches or a nutritious salad,
Canadians are always looking for new and healthy ways to take their
meal to a more exciting and satisfying level. We also think avocado and
spinach make terrific additions to our SUBWAY® breakfast sandwiches,"
"Not only are avocado and spinach delicious options for summer, both
offer a wide range of nutritional benefits," said SUBWAY® executive
chef Chris Martone.
Avocado is high in monounsaturated fat - the type that raises good
HDL-cholesterol and lowers harmful triglycerides without raising
Avocado is high in soluble fibre, B vitamins and folic acid, magnesium -
and it's higher in potassium than bananas
Avocado also contains Lutein, which has demonstrated numerous eye health
Spinach is extremely rich in antioxidants, and a source of vitamins A,
C, E and K
Spinach is rich in magnesium, folate, iron, protein and omega-3 fatty
acids - plus it's very low in calories
"As the executive chef at SUBWAY®, I love the versatility that avocado
and spinach offer. Individually or together, they make a wonderful
compliment to a wide variety of our sandwich and salad offerings,
giving our customers two new healthier options to choose from," Martone
Participating SUBWAY® restaurant locations across Canada are offering
spinach as a regular sandwich or salad topping, while avocado is a
premium addition for a small additional charge. Both avocado and
spinach can be included in breakfast sandwiches as well.
About SUBWAY® Restaurants
SUBWAY® Restaurants is the world's largest submarine sandwich franchise,
with more than 39,000 restaurants in over 100 countries and more than
3,000 restaurants in Canada. In 2011, the SUBWAY® chain surpassed
McDonald's in the number of restaurant locations worldwide.
Headquartered in Milford, Conn., the SUBWAY® restaurant chain was
cofounded by Fred DeLuca and Dr. Peter Buck in 1965. For more
information about the SUBWAY® chain, visit www.SUBWAY.ca.
SUBWAY® is a registered trademark of Doctor's Associates Inc.
SOURCE: SUBWAY RESTAURANTS
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