Hayward, California-based Armanino Foods of Distinction is now making its award-winning pesto sauce available in pouch packaging, while also introducing a creamy garlic sauce to the line of retail offerings. The newly introduced seven-ounce pouch provides extra ease in dispensing the sauces, which are priced at $3.99 per unit.
Armanino’s new packaging graphics showcase freshly-cut basil blended into bright, zesty pesto as well as meatballs and pasta prepared in small batches according to a traditional old world recipe before being flash frozen to assure maximum flavor in addition to convenience and consistency.
“For nearly 100 years, Armanino has taken inspiration from the herbs grown on its farms to create tasty sauces and products representative of its Italian roots, allowing anyone to bring chef-quality flavor into their homes,” said Tim Anderson, the company’s chief executive officer. “This new packaging lets customers view our products as a flavorful canvas to mix and match sauces, pasta and meatballs to their preference.”
Armanino Foods’ line of frozen pasta features Beef Ravioli, Four Cheese Ravioli, Cheese Tortellini and Tri Color Tortellini in 16 oz bags for $3.99 MSRP. Its heat-and-serve meatballs include Gourmet Beef Meatballs, Italian-style Meatballs and Turkey Meatballs in 32 oz bags at $9.99 MSRP, while 48 oz bags of Gourmet Beef Meatballs are going for $12.99.
Lastly, Armanino also offers grated cheese in 8 oz shakers in Parmesan and a 3-Cheese Blend.
The company has a long history of providing restaurant-quality pestos, sauces, spreads and pasta to operators in the foodservice industry. The family-driven business is now on a mission to give consumers at home access to genuine Italian cuisine products via the freezer aisles of major supermarket chains and other retail stores in the USA, among them Ralphs, Safeway and Fry’s.