Egg Beaters® Boosts Breakfast Protein And Flavor With New Three Cheese Variety Real cheese and real eggs with less than half the calories of a shell egg

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Egg Beaters is putting a classic breakfast combination – eggs and cheese – in a nutritious and convenient package with new Egg Beaters Three Cheese. Made with real Swiss, cheddar and provolone cheeses, Egg Beaters Three Cheese provides the deliciousness of one of breakfast's most perfect pairings with the nutritious benefits of Egg Beaters that consumers know and love.

Like all Egg Beaters varieties, Three Cheese is made of real, all-natural egg whites and offers a filling, flavorful breakfast without the extra cholesterol, fat or calories of shell eggs. Each serving of Egg Beaters Three Cheese has 4 grams of lean protein for just 25 calories – less than half the calories of a shell egg. Plus, Egg Beaters are fortified with important vitamins, such as A, B-12, D and E, and other essential nutrients, such as folic acid and riboflavin.

"Consumers have demonstrated time and time again their preference for adding cheese to their Egg Beaters," says Jill Dexter, Egg Beaters Brand Manager for ConAgra Foods. "With Egg Beaters Three Cheese, we're making it even easier to have a protein-packed, nutritious breakfast with significantly fewer calories and less fat and cholesterol than a similar breakfast made using eggs with yolks."

Egg Beaters Three Cheese can be enjoyed simply scrambled or in a number of delicious recipes at EggBeaters.com. Add your favorite veggies for a tasty and satisfying omelet or frittata. Or try Egg Beaters Three Cheese in an Egg Beaters Egg Mug Scrambler™ recipe for a quick and yummy protein-rich breakfast or snack. For example, the Denver Egg Mug Scrambler™ is ready in about 10 minutes and provides 14 grams of protein for less than 100 calories.

Egg Beaters Three Cheese Product Details:

  • Available nationwide as of mid-September, 2012
  • Packaged in a 15-ounce resealable pour-spout container
  • Suggested retail price of $2.99

Each serving of Egg Beaters Three Cheese is made of all-natural egg whites and contains:

  • 4g of protein
  • less than 5mg of cholesterol
  • less than 0.5g of fat
  • only 25 calories

Three Cheese is the newest addition to the line-up of flavorful Egg Beaters' varieties, including:

  • Original
  • Southwestern
  • Florentine
  • Egg Beaters 100% Egg Whites

About Egg Beaters

As part of any well-balanced diet, Egg Beaters combine the virtue of protein and the pleasure of great taste. Egg Beaters®, America's convenient egg whites since 1972, are a great and easy way to make eggs a part of your healthy diet. Made of real, all-natural egg whites, Egg Beaters® have nearly as much protein as shell eggs, contain vitamins and nutrients, but without all of the fat, calories or cholesterol. Visit EggBeaters.com to learn more.

About ConAgra Foods

ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG), is one of North America's leading food companies.  With brands in 97 percent of American households, ConAgra Foods provides some of America's long-time favorites. Consumers can find Chef Boyardee, Egg Beaters, Hebrew National, Hunt's Tomato Sauces and Ketchup, Marie Callender's, Orville Redenbacher's, PAM, Reddi-wip, Slim Jim Meat Sticks and Beef Jerky and many other ConAgra Foods brands in grocery, prepared, mass merchandise and club stores. ConAgra Foods operates ReadySetEat.com, an interactive recipe website that provides consumers with Easy Dinner Recipes and more. ConAgra Foods also has a strong business-to-business presence, supplying frozen potato and sweet potato products as well as other vegetable, spice and grain products to a variety of well-known restaurants, foodservice operators and commercial customers. For more information, please visit us at http://www.conagrafoods.com.

SOURCE ConAgra Foods, Inc.



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