Hot vitamin-charged meals to kick off the year!
SHERRINGTON, QC, Jan. 22, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Lately, numerous awareness campaigns, driven by the Canada's Food Guide recommendations, have been encouraging Canadians to add more fruits and vegetables to their diet. To help time-starved consumers achieve this goal, Veg Pro International, the vegetable producer behind the popular Fresh Attitude salads and baby lettuce blends, is proud to present its new line of fresh vegetable Stir Fries. All are microwaveable and ready-to-eat in two minutes.
Prepared in Canada from local and imported ingredients
The kits are processed all year round at Veg Pro International's facility located in Sherrington, Canada. Veg Pro uses vegetables grown in its fields of Quebec and Florida, as well as ingredients from other trusted suppliers. These products can be found in the refrigerated produce section of key grocery chains in Ontario and Quebec, including Sobeys, Foodland, Urban, IGA, Metro and
Freshness in every bite
Available in single-size servings, these vegetable stir fries can easily be cooked in a microwave oven or in a wok for a quick nutritious meal or as a side dish to share. Available in four delicious Asian-inspired flavours, they will appeal to both young and old. Teriyaki, Sweet and Sour, Thai and General Tao, recipes have been carefully developed to offer a selection of creative and themed toppings. They blend perfectly with various mixtures of the freshest pre-cut vegetables.
Iron-rich and excellent sources of vitamins A and C, these convenient Stir Fries are a succulent way to connect with healthy eating habits. "By offering high quality meal solutions made from fresh lettuce, fruits and vegetables, we embrace our vision of helping people adopt a healthier lifestyle", says Sylvain Racette, Sales and Marketing Vice President for Veg Pro International.
2014 Grand Winner of the Food Innovation Awards
The highly innovative and nutritious aspects of Stir Fries have been recognized by industry professionals. Veg Pro International was declared Grand Winner of the prestigious Food Innovation Awards 2014 competition organized by the CTAC last November. Thanks to their unique design, these Stir Fry bowls allow ideal steam cooking, preserving the ingredients' nutritional value and eliminating the use of fat. Finally, crunchy and tasty vegetables for a real quick and healthy meal, fuss and mess free!
Find out more on the new Fresh Attitude Stir Fries at freshattitudefood.com.
About Veg Pro International
Established in the Monteregie Region since 1952, the family business is a Canadian leader in vegetable production. The Company annually employs more than 750 people, including sixty in the US. Several of its products, such as baby leaves and spinach, are offered in 100% recyclable plastic containers and presented in the refrigerated produce department under the "Fresh Attitude™" brand. Veg Pro International's products are distributed in major grocery chains in Quebec, Ontario, the Maritimes and the east coast of the US.
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For further information: For more information, high-resolution pictures or to request an interview or a tour of Veg Pro International's processing facility, please contact: Paméla Blouin, 514 375-2721, Pamela.Blouin@hkstrategies.ca