MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bertolli® brand, which has more than 150 years of rich culinary history, is proud to unveil Bertolli Rustic Cut™, a truly unique and taste-tempting line of pasta sauces that are full of hearty vegetables you can see and taste. Inspired by the simple goodness of Tuscan cooking, all four varieties of these chunky sauces can be found at grocers and mass retailers nationwide beginning this fall. New Bertolli Rustic Cut Sauces are destined to become family favorites because home cooks will see there's no need to doctor them.
In keeping with the Bertolli brand's tradition of "bringing Tuscany to your table," the new sauces were created with premium ingredients like thick-cut veggies and aromatic herbs. Each jar is packed with an abundance of crisp chopped vegetables like peppers, onions and carrots, perfect for busy parents like Sean and Catherine Lowe from "The Bachelor" who need a quick solution for weeknight meals.
"Just like the Bertolli brand, I pride myself on my strong Italian roots. My dad taught me how to cook at a young age and growing up, it was an event to make and enjoy dinner with his side of the family. During Italian Heritage Month, it's important for me to remember and celebrate that heritage," said Catherine. "I'm so excited to pass it on to my one-year-old, Samuel, as he grows up!"
"At the Bertolli brand, we continue to take inspiration and pride from the Tuscan way of cooking as well as the rich Tuscan heritage passed down by our founder, Francesco Bertolli," said Rebecca Smith, senior brand manager at Mizkan America, Inc., maker of Bertolli sauces. "That's why Bertolli Rustic Cut Pasta Sauces contain NO artificial colors, NO artificial flavors and NO added sugar – giving consumers amazing flavors and texture inspired by the authentic tastes of Tuscany."
The Bertolli name has been a staple of culinary authenticity since 1865. Today, more than 150 years later, the brand is still committed to bringing the simple goodness of the Tuscan technique to mealtime. "By using a few quality ingredients, cooked lightly with olive oil, to lock in layers of flavor, we craft delicious sauces that preserve the integrity of the ingredients in each and every jar," added Smith.
NEW Bertolli Rustic Cut Pasta Sauces are available in four hearty varieties – Marinara with Traditional Vegetables, Spicy Marinara with Traditional Vegetables, Roasted Garlic Marinara with Garden Vegetables and Sweet Peppers and Portobello Mushrooms. You can find them in the pasta sauce aisle for a suggested retail price of $3.99. To find a recipe created by Sean and Catherine Lowe with tips and Tuscan inspiration, visit www.Bertolli.com and follow along on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
About the Bertolli® Brand
Founded in the small Tuscan town of Lucca, Italy, the Bertolli name has been at the heart of Italian cooking and eating for more than 150 years with the world's favorite premium pasta sauces. At the heart of the Bertolli brand is a commitment to quality, dedication to leveraging the natural goodness of ingredients and a tradition of providing outstanding and flavorful food. Bertolli's time-honored heritage relies on crafting artisan sauces inspired by the Tuscan way of cooking – using a few key, quality ingredients, cooked lightly with olive oil, to lock in layers of flavor. For more information, plus delicious recipes and tips on bringing the Bertolli brand experience home, visit www.Bertolli.com. You can find the latest news at Facebook.com/Bertolli and on Twitter @Bertolli, Instagram @Bertolli_US and Pinterest.com/Bertolli.
About Mizkan America, Inc.
Based in Mount Prospect, IL, Mizkan America, Inc., is a subsidiary of the Mizkan Group, a global, family-owned company that has been Bringing Flavor To Life™ for more than 200 years. As one of the leading makers of condiments and sauces in the United States, Mizkan America maintains 17 manufacturing facilities that serve the retail, foodservice, specialty-Asian and food-ingredient trade channels. Since 2005, Mizkan America has seen dramatic growth and their portfolio now includes a wide variety of vinegars, Italian and Asian sauces, peppers, cooking wines, wine reductions, sushi seasoning, salad dressings and mustards. Mizkan America brands include: RAGÚ® , Bertolli®, Holland House®, NAKANO®, Four Monks®, Barengo®, Mitsukan®, Tres Hermanas®, Nature's Intent®, World Harbors® and Rio Luna™. Mizkan America is also the exclusive distributor for Angostura® Bitters in North America. For more information about Mizkan America, please visit: www.Mizkan.com.
About The Mizkan Group
The Mizkan Group is a privately held, international food manufacturer, headquartered in Handa City, Japan, with a heritage that spans more than 200 years. Always guided by the company's Two Principles (Offer customers only the finest products; and Continuously challenge the status quo), the Mizkan Group offers a line-up of well-known international brands under the Mizkan umbrella and is a leader in the liquid condiment category. The Mizkan Group has operating facilities around the globe in places including: Japan, China, the United Kingdom, the United States, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan. More information about the Mizkan Group can be found at: www.Mizkan.com.
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