March 06, 2012

Musselmans Single-Serve Apple Sauce Helps Create Profitable Menu Solutions

Chefs and Operators Save $3.50 on Each Case of Select Flavors Through April 2012

Peach Glen, PA – Established fruit grower-owned cooperative Knouse Foods supports chefs and operators efforts to increase profit potential with affordable menu solutions featuring Musselmans® single-serve apple sauce. Available in a variety of flavors and in convenient, portable 4-oz. cups, they are perfect on the go, as a side dish or a healthy snack.

Market research firm, NPD Group predicts that consumer demand for restaurant-prepared meals or snacks will increase this year, and healthier menu options are helping drive food choices. Knouse Foods offers ideas for meal combos using single-serve apple sauce that are on-trend, cost-effective and nutritious:

  • Breakfast – Egg, Cheese & Salsa Wrap with Cinnamon Single-Serve Apple Sauce
  • Lunch – Chicken Salad on a Toasted Roll with Single-Serve Apple Sauce and Milk
  • Dinner – Grilled BBQ Pork Ribs with Single-Serve Apple Sauce and Sour Cream
  • Kids Meal – Grilled Cheese Fingers with Single-Serve Apple Sauce
  • Snack Toppings – Single-Serve Apple Sauce with choice of Granola, Spices, Yogurt and Toasted Nuts/Coconut

"Musselmans® single-serve apple sauce creates a unique menu solution for multiple dayparts. Creating meal combos provides a simple way for chefs and operators to increase nutritious options that don't require extensive back-of-house preparation or clean up," said Todd Michael, Director of Foodservice Sales for Knouse Foods. "Available in an assortment of flavors from classic apple, chunky and cinnamon, to more trendy fruit combinations like raspberry acai and blueberry pomegranate, there is an apple sauce variety to meet any customers tastes."

Until April 30, 2012, Knouse Foods is also offering a rebate of $3.50 off per case on the following Musselmans® single-serve apple sauce products: Healthy Picks® Granny Smith Apple Sauce, Healthy Picks® Blueberry Pomegranate Apple Sauce, Healthy Picks® Raspberry Acai Apple Sauce, No Sugar Added Orange Mango Apple Sauce, Natural Apple Sauce and Juice Sweetened Apple Sauce.

For more information and menu ideas, visit: Health, Convenience & Quality Packed Together.