WALNUT CREEK, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever wish you could have the same golden-brown hashbrowns you enjoy at your favorite restaurant in the comfort of your own home? Now you can with Hungry Jack Premium Hashbrown Potatoes, newly available at major grocery chains nationwide. Made from 100 percent Idaho® potatoes, Hungry Jack Premium Hashbrown Potatoes come fully cooked and seasoned and require no refrigeration. In just four steps, you can make tasty hashbrown potatoes in approximately 15 minutes, making it easy for you to enjoy a home-cooked family breakfast, the most important meal of the day.
"Hungry Jack Premium Hashbrown Potatoes are a great pantry staple to keep on hand for a meal or side dish the whole family will love," said Basic American Foods Vice President and General Manager of Consumer Foods Matt Riley. "With Hungry Jack Premium Hashbrown Potatoes, everyone can enjoy delicious hashbrown potatoes in a matter of minutes."
Hashbrown potatoes are the number one breakfast item ordered by U.S. adults at restaurants on any day of the week.(1) With Hungry Jack Premium Hashbrown Potatoes, you can replicate this experience at home. Just add hot tap water to the carton, allow the carton to stand for 12 minutes and drain any excess water. Next, pan fry the hashbrowns until golden brown for restaurant-quality hashbrown potatoes in minutes. The pint-sized carton is made for convenient storage in home pantries and is easily portable for outdoor cooking when camping or backpacking.
Hungry Jack Premium Hashbrown Potatoes are a great meal option for budget-conscious families. Each carton makes one pound of hashbrown potatoes for a total of six servings. You can find Hungry Jack Premium Hashbrown Potatoes for approximately $1.79 per carton at grocery stores such as Walmart, H-E-B, Safeway, Kroger, Publix, Food Lion, Albertsons and Super Target.
For more information and recipe ideas, please visit: www.hungryjackpotatoes.com.
About Hungry Jack Brand
Hungry Jack® has been feeding families like yours for nearly 70 years. From the launch of Hungry Jack Mashed Potatoes in 1967 to the innovation of the reheatable microwavable Hungry Jack Syrup bottle in 1994, Hungry Jack has been gathering families around the table for good times, great food and that delicious Hungry Jack taste. That's why Everybody's happy when it's Hungry Jack®!
About Basic American Foods
Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif. and privately held, Basic American Foods is one of the world's leading suppliers of convenience food products, including dry potato and bean products. Founded more than 75 years ago, Basic American Foods serves foodservice distributors, commercial and non-commercial foodservice operators, industrial, wholesale club, and retail customers in domestic and international markets. For more information, please visit www.baf.com.
(1) Mintel. (2009, November) Breakfast Foods. Retrieved from Mintel: http://oxygen.mintel.com/sinatra/oxygen/search_results/show&/display/id=395041
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