Industry News | May 18, 2013

The Gracious Gourmet Rolls Out Trio of New Spreads

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The Gracious Gourmet’s award-winning line of spreads, chutneys, pestos, and tapenades are available in 76-ounce foodservice sizes. The more than 20 product options are useful for any application calling for sophisticated flavor and all-natural ingredients.

The latest trio of flavor additions to the line—Smoky Ginger Peach Spread, Smoky Pepper Pineapple Spread, and Smoky Sherry Onion Spread—provides exciting new savory and sweet options.

All products come in 8-ounce glass retail sizes, and six flavors are ready to use as 4-ounce glass jars for gift baskets and hospitality amenities. The Gracious Gourmet’s Piquant Maple Pecans and Curried Maple Walnuts can be purchased in 2.5-pound foodservice packages.

Restaurants and foodservice venues use these spreads, tapenades, and chutneys for panini sandwiches, wraps, flatbreads, pizzas, and dressings.

Developed with healthy eating in mind, The Gracious Gourmet minimizes the use of sugar, salt, and oil to deliver all-natural products.

The 76-ounce foodservice containers come in 15 flavors: Fig Almond Spread, Spiced Sour Cherry Spread, Rosemary Pear Spread, Balsamic Four Onion Spread, Apple Caramelized Onion Spread, Cranberry Raspberry Blood Orange Spread; Portobello Mushroom Tapenade; Roasted Vegetable Tapenade; Chile Red Pepper Tapenade; Artichoke Parmesan Tapenade; Black Olive Tapenade; Garden Tomato Pesto; Hatch Chile Pesto; Lemon Artichoke Pesto; Dried Fruit Chutney.

The Gracious Gourmet’s Smoky Collection includes three varieties: Smoky Ginger Peach, Smoky Pepper Pineapple and Smoky Sherry Onion.

Smoky Ginger Peach Spread is made with peaches, cardamom, cinnamon, and white pepper and accented with a smoky flavor to accompany everything from the grill, cheeses, ice cream, and more.

Smoky Pepper Pineapple Spread features sweet, ripe pineapple accentuated with bay leaves and black pepper. Its subtle smoky accent works with poultry, ribs, cheeses, ice cream, and more.

Smoky Sherry Onion Spread features sweet yellow onions cooked to a marmalade consistency with a background smoky flavor and notes of sherry wine. It pairs with steak, grilled vegetables, and cheese.

Each of the new products is available in an 8-ounce glass jar featuring vintage-inspired botanical labels.