PLYMOUTH, Wis., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sargento Foods Inc. believes two things are better than one – especially when it comes to cheese. That's why it's launching Sargento Natural Blends, a new line of natural cheeses. Just like the popular Colby-Jack, a combination of Colby and Monterrey Jack cheeses, Sargento Natural Blends combines two delicious flavors into one unique taste to add more flavor to everyday snacks and sandwiches.
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"The trend for blends and new natural cheese varieties is growing rapidly. We know Colby-Jack is a very popular blended cheese, so we want to offer consumers more two-in-one options for their favorite natural cheeses," said Erin Price, Senior Marketing Manager at Sargento. "The Sargento Natural Blends line allows consumers to explore more flavors while enjoying the authentic, natural cheese they've come to love from Sargento. It's just one more way we strive to innovate and add excitement to the dairy case."
Sargento Natural Blends mix favorite cheeses to create three exciting flavor combinations: Cheddar-Mozzarella, Provolone-Mozzarella, and Colby-Pepper Jack. The cheeses come in a variety of snacks and slices:
- Cheddar-Mozzarella Cheese Sticks
- Provolone-Mozzarella Cheese Sticks
- Cheddar-Mozzarella Deli Style Slices
- Provolone-Mozzarella Deli Style Slices
- Colby-Pepper Jack Deli Style Slices
Available at grocery stores nationwide, Sargento Natural Blends snacks have a suggested retail price of $4.39 for a 12-count package, and Sargento Natural Blends slices have a retail price of $3.59 for a 7.5 ounce package. For more information on Sargento Natural Blends, and to locate a store near you carrying the product, visit www.sargento.com.
About Sargento Foods Inc.
Sargento Foods Inc. has demonstrated its passion for cheese and cheese-based meal solutions throughout its history. Founded in 1953 in Plymouth, Sargento is a leading manufacturer, packager and marketer of natural shredded, sliced and snack cheeses, cheese appetizers, ingredients, sauces and other culinary solutions. Sargento is owned and operated by the Gentine family, and has net sales of more than $900 million. For more information, please visit www.sargento.com.
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