Farmland Black Angus Sliders hit the menu

Farmland’s new Farmland Black Angus Sliders give customers the opportunity to enjoy fun, eye-appealing and versatile appetizers or entrées at lunch or dinner. “Right-sized” at two ounces, Black Angus Sliders are ground chuck patties that can be dressed up with cheeses, bacon, sauces, veggies and more to add fun and flavor to an operator’s menu. The products come pre-portioned in 10-pound cases, so workers can use only what they need when they need it, keeping portion costs in line and reducing labor and waste.

Nitrate-free artisan salame line introduced by Niman Ranch

Niman Ranch is proud to announce the availability of its new line of nitrate free artisan salames. Each salame is crafted using Old World techniques to deliver the depth of flavor and superb texture of the finest traditional salames. The five new salame varieties are offered in 10 different sizes (depending upon the variety), and include: Italian Dry Salame, Herb Salame, Pepper Salame, Cajun Salame and Sopressata.

Klement’s offers healthier pre-cooked sausage line

The Klement’s Sausage Co. announced the reintroduction of their fully cooked sausage line. The entire pre-cooked product line contains no MSG (monosodium glutamate) and is gluten-free, and most products have no added nitrites or nitrates. The updated line includes Bratwurst, Smoked Brat, Authentic Italian, Cheddar Brat, Jalapeno Hot Link, Polish Sausage and Authentic Chorizo. The varieties offer the convenience, the flavor and the quality consumers desire. The new line also will feature an updated package design with improved product-recognition as the goal.

Heart-healthy deli products launched by Butterball

Butterball LLC is pleased to introduce an array of quality deli meats at affordable prices — Carolina Turkey Deluxe American Heart Association (AHA)-certified deli products. Lower-sodium deli products from Carolina Turkey, a Butterball LLC brand, can help consumers achieve their belt-tightening goals while still enjoying healthy, delicious deli meat. Certification by the AHA means products contain: 3g of fat or less, 1g of saturated fat or less, .5g of trans fat or less, 460 mgs of sodium or less, and 20 mgs of cholesterol or less. The Carolina Turkey Deluxe line comes in six great-tasting flavors: Cajun, Peppered, Oven Roasted, Oil Browned, Smoked and Honey.

Archer Farms debuts several high-quality protein products

Archer Farms Bacon-Wrapped Petite Angus Sirloin Steaks are premium quality steaks that can be grilled or broiled. Also available are Hawaiian-Style Choice Angus Beef Kabobs and Fully Cooked Smoked Bratwurst with Natural Casing. The Hawaiian-Style Choice Angus Beef Kabobs contain pineapples and red bell peppers. The Fully Cooked Smoked Bratwurst with Natural Casing are free from monosodium glutamate, nitrates and nitrites. This variety retails in a 12-ounce. tray. Also available is Mozzarella Sausage, described as fully cooked Italian-style smoked sausage with mozzarella cheese added, which is free from MSG and nitrates or nitrites added, and retails in a 12-oz. pack.

Source: Mintel GNPD