NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As the action kicks off in Rio, Forno de Minas is launching the Brazilian favorite, Pão de Queijo (Brazilian cheese rolls), in the U.S. A household name in Brazil, Forno de Minas makes the authentic Pão de Queijo using only natural ingredients sourced from local producers and farmers. The brand has partnered with native Brazilian and lifestyle expert Camila Alves to spread the word about this delicious, all-natural and gluten-free cheese roll, now available in the frozen food isle at supermarkets nationwide.
An avid cook and foodie, Camila style of food is eclectic, blending the traditions of her homeland with the freshest local produce she can find. Pão de Queijo was a staple in her home growing up and is a tradition she continues with her family.
"Like most Brazilians, I grew up eating Pão de Queijo as a snack at school and at home with dinner. I'm thrilled that Forno de Minas is now bringing this nostalgic food from my childhood to the U.S. so I can share it with my children," said Alves, mother of three. "I love that the Pão de Queijo are made from all-natural ingredients so I can feel good about serving them to my family."
Forno de Minas' Pão de Queijo makes a satisfying breakfast or snack and livens up a traditional bread basket served with lunch or dinner. Best served warm out of the oven, these savory treats only take five minutes to cook. For more information visit FornoDeMinas.com.
About Forno de Minas:
"Dona" Dalva had for a long time delighted her family with the Pão de Queijo she baked at home in Brazil. This led her into business and, in 1990, she started Forno de Minas, a family-owned company she still runs jointly with her children. The company is the pioneer producer of frozen Pão de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Roll), exporting to many countries around the world. It is the Top of Mind in Brazil and absolute leader in market share. Since 2014, Forno de Minas operates a fully owned subsidiary in the U.S., the first outside Brazil, where the Americans can find the authentic Pão de Queijo in grocery retailers, movie theaters and restaurants.
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