A Newsletter for Supermarket Dietitians
Grandma never let anything edible go to waste, and our generation is finally recognizing this idiosyncrasy for what it really is — a way to save money while doing your part for the planet.
Globally, about one-third of all food produced for human consumption goes to waste.1 It rots, gets lost in transport or is simply left on our plates. Grandma would consider this a travesty and so do all of us at Nestlé, which is why we are committed to helping turn the tide. Read more about Nestlé efforts to reduce food waste on a global scale.
On a local scale, look no further than the frozen food aisle. According to one study, frozen food generates 47 percent less waste when compared to ambient and chilled food consumed in the home.2 And frozen prepared meals are sure to please, such as delicious, satisfying picks from the STOUFFER’S® FIT KITCHEN™ line:
Pork Carnitas with 23 grams of protein and no artificial flavors
With diced pork layered with black beans, red and green peppers and onions over brown rice and quinoa blend in a spicy chili sauce, this new STOUFFER’S FIT KITCHEN bowl boasts bold, contemporary flavors and a balanced approach to nutrition.
Sweet & Spicy Meatballs with 23 grams of protein and no artificial flavors
This bowl features tender meatballs layered with carrots, onions and a brown rice and quinoa blend, a sweet soy ginger glaze and a hint of spicy sriracha sauce. Just pop in the microwave for an easy and convenient way to enjoy a delicious meal.
Chicken with Cashews with 22 grams of protein and no artificial flavors
Each STOUFFER’S FIT KITCHEN meal offers protein, delicious veggies and carbs. This bowl features white meat chicken, carrots, broccoli and red bell pepper over a brown rice and quinoa blend with cashew pieces in a sweet and spicy soy sauce.
Beef with Broccoli with 21 grams of protein and no artificial flavors
With strips of steak, broccoli and ribbon-cut carrots, a brown rice and quinoa blend and an Asian-style sauce, this bowl is a flavorful and modern way to enjoy frozen meals.
Food group by food group, follow these tips to ensure proper storage, prevent spoilage and help shoppers maintain their grocery investment:
1 SAVE FOOD: Global Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
2 Martindale, Wayne (2014). Using consumer surveys to determine food sustainability. British Food Journal, 116 (7), 1194-1204.
3 Ad Council. NRDC and Ad Council Launch New “Save the Food” National Public Service Campaign. April 2016.