Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Somma Food Group Expands Chickentopia™ Offering with Nitrate, Nitrite Free Hot Dogs and Mini Corn Dogs

No Antibiotics Ever, Vegetable Fed Chicken Hot Dogs and Mini Corn Dogs Make Their Debut
DALLAS, Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Somma Food Group announced today
 the successful launch of Chickentopia™ brand fully cooked, uncured chicken franks
 and mini corn dogs. The new items are part of the line of retail-inspired products
 created to adhere to strict school nutrition guidelines, while delivering a delicious
and exclusive menu experience to students.

The company, which currently partners with several of the largest school districts
in the country to supply unique and healthful food solutions, says the launch of
these items can have a huge impact on the menus of school districts across the country.
"We pride ourselves on only launching products that we are confident will succeed
in the lunchroom and make a positive impact on students' meal choices," says
Kevin Potter, VP of Sales."Schools have long been asking for a chicken hot
 dog and mini corn dog that meet school nutrition regulations, but still resemble
 options that kids see outside of school." 
The Chickentopia™ line of products boasts an extensive list of clean label
 attributes, including the utilization of chicken that has never, ever been given
 antibiotics and never, ever fed animal byproducts. "When we started this process
 over 6 months ago, we knew we wouldn't stop until we made the best product
out there," says Gary Hamm, VP of Marketing, of the hot dog and mini corn dog.
 "Both of these items are nitrate and nitrite free, contain less than 280mg of sodium
 and actually taste like a hot dog you'd pick up at the ballpark."

In addition to not adding nitrates or nitrites to its products, Somma Food Group
 has vowed to avoid using fillers or mechanically separated chicken, ingredients
commonly found in most hot dog and corn dog products. The company hopes
to see the hot dog and mini corn dog on school menus as early as next semester,
and has already begun conversations to get the products into several of the
 country's top school districts.

About Somma Food Group:Somma Food Group is a diversified provider of premium-grade chicken, beef,
dairy and finished food products for foodservice and retail end markets.
 Somma Food Group's products are produced under a portfolio of brands
 including Chickentopia™, Merrywood Farms™, and Range GrassFed Beef™.
 Somma Food Group's dynamic brands deliver unique, leading-edge food
 solutions and uncompromised quality with the health and satisfaction of the
 end consumer in mind. To learn more about Somma Food Group,


CONTACT:  Brian Twomey, 214-984-3600

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