-Guests can enjoy a satisfying breakfast at 350 calories-
DUBLIN, OH, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Getting up and out the door early enough to beat the morning rush can make it challenging to fit in breakfast. In fact, 31 million Americans don't make time for their morning meal1. Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop is helping Americans get their mornings off to a smoother start with the new Turkey Sausage Breakfast Sandwich, a satisfying and delicious breakfast option at 350 calories.
"We know that our guests have hectic morning schedules which is why we continue to develop new breakfast choices to make their mornings better," said Mike Meilleur, executive vice president, Tim Hortons U.S. "Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop is known for our great breakfast sandwiches and now we have a lower calorie, lower fat option*--with the same great taste."
Available at participating Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop restaurants for $2.99, the Turkey Sausage Breakfast Sandwich is made fresh to order, served hot and can be made with an egg-white omelet option at 290 calories, 10 grams of fat and 20 grams of protein. The sandwich also can be ordered with regular egg and cheese on a toasted English muffin. This version has 350 calories, 20 grams of protein, 16 grams of fat and is a good source of calcium and iron**.
*The Turkey Sausage Breakfast Sandwich with cheese and ordered with an egg-white omelet option on a toasted English muffin contains about 70% less fat and 45% less calories compared to the Classic Breakfast Sandwich with biscuit, pork sausage and egg (10 grams of fat versus 34 grams of fat; 290 calories versus 530 calories).
**Contains 15 per cent of the Daily Value each of calcium and iron.
1 The NPD Group Incorporated. (2011). 31 Million U.S. Consumers Skip Breakfast Each Day, Reports NDP [Press Release]. Retrieved from
About Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop
Tim Hortons is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in North America based on market capitalization. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, espresso-based beverages, specialty teas, home-style soups, fresh sandwiches, grilled panini, wraps, hot breakfast sandwiches and fresh baked goods, including our trademark donuts. As of November 7, 2013, Tim Hortons had 817 restaurants in the United States and 4,350 restaurants systemwide. To learn more about Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop, visit www.timhortons.com or follow on Facebook www.facebook.com/TimHortonsUS), Twitter (@TimHortonsUS) and Instagram (@TimHortonsCafeandBakeShop).
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