ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ready to bake, but your butter isn't? Country Crock® is making baking easier than ever with the launch of new Country Crock® Buttery Sticks. Unlike regular butter, which can take about 45 minutes to soften, new Country Crock® Buttery Sticks mix easily right out of the refrigerator and into your favorite recipes – no softening needed.
"At Country Crock, we know families are busier than they've ever been. With no softening necessary, our new buttery sticks demonstrate our commitment to helping save time in the kitchen" said Brian Orlando, General Manager of the Baking, Cooking and Spreads Company owned by Unilever. "We also feel really good about offering a better-for-you product that produces a delicious end result."
"Country Crock® Buttery Sticks can transform your favorite recipes," said Chef Normajean, Country Crock Principal Kitchen Applications Chef. "Whether you're an expert in the kitchen or just learning your way around the mixer, this ingredient is a must-try for soft and chewy cookies, fluffy buttercream frosting and more."
Country Crock® Buttery Sticks are made with sunflower oil in a blend of plant-based oils. They have a soft, creamy texture and the country fresh taste that people already know and love from Country Crock®. With 45% less saturated fat than butter per serving*, Country Crock® Buttery Sticks can replace butter in recipes for easy mixing and delicious baking, cooking and spreading.
Country Crock® Buttery Sticks are available in major retailers nationwide for a suggested retail price of $2.49 -$2.99. To learn more about Country Crock® Buttery Sticks visit their YouTube channel or CountryCrock.com.
*Country Crock® Buttery Sticks: 3.5g saturated fat, 11g total fat; Butter: 7g saturated fat, 11g total fat.
About Unilever United States, Inc.
Unilever is one of the world's leading suppliers of Food, Home Care, Personal Care and Refreshment products with sales in more than 190 countries and reaching 2.5 billion consumers a day. In the United States, the portfolio includes brand icons such as Axe, Ben & Jerry's, Breyers, Caress, Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy, Country Crock, Degree, Dollar Shave Club, Dove, Good Humor, Hellmann's, I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!, Klondike, Knorr, Lever 2000, Lipton, Magnum, Nexxus, Noxzema, Pond's, Popsicle, Promise, Q-tips, Seventh Generation, Simple, St. Ives, Suave, Sir Kensington's, Talenti Gelato & Sorbetto, TIGI, TONI&GUY, TRESemmé and Vaseline. All of the preceding brand names are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Unilever Group of Companies.
Unilever employs approximately 8,000 people in the United States – generating more than $9 billion in sales in 2016.
The Unilever Sustainable Living Plan commits to:
Helping more than a billion people take action to improve their health and well-being by 2020.
Halving the environmental impact of our products by 2030.
Enhancing the livelihoods of millions of people by 2020.
The USLP creates value by driving growth and trust, eliminating costs and reducing risks. The company's sustainable living brands are growing 50% faster than the rest of the business and delivered more than 60% of the company's growth in 2016.
Unilever was ranked number one in its sector in the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In the FTSE4Good Index, it achieved the highest environmental score of 5. It led the list of Global Corporate Sustainability Leaders in the 2017 GlobeScan/SustainAbility annual survey for the seventh year running. Unilever has pledged to become carbon positive in its operations by 2030.