Denver, Colorado-headquartered Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. is introducing a line of premium frozen pizzas that target consumers seeking low-carbohydrate, high-protein pizza options. Four selections, retailing at a suggested price of $4.29, will be available across the USA starting in March,
The varieties are:
- Stone Fired Pepperoni Pizza, featuring shredded cheeses and a zesty garlic sauce in addition to pepperoni.
- Stone Fired Cheese Pizza, topped with shredded cheeses and garlic sauce.
- Stone Fired Three Meat Pizza, featuring pepperoni, Italian sausage and bacon with shredded cheeses and garlic sauce.
- Stone Fired Vegetable Pizza, topped with fire-roasted green bell peppers and red onions, mushrooms, premium shredded cheeses and garlic pizza sauce.
Half of all pizza consumed in the United States are eaten at home, according to the USDA. Now consumers will have a low-carb option from Atkins whenever their craving strikes, as there are only 11 grams of net carbohydrates per serving in each offering. Servings contain just 320-410 calories and two grams of sugar, while packing 23-26 grams of protein.
The new line expands Atkins’ existing range of frozen foods, which includes breakfast sandwiches and other dinner entrees.
About the Atkins Diet
Atkins, the leading low-carbohydrate weight loss plan in the USA, is a long-term, balanced diet that teaches individuals to find their personal carb tolerance so they can lose weight and maintain weight loss long term. The Atkins Diet recommends a wide array of vegetables, low glycemic fruits, healthy fats, adequate proteins and whole grains. Dieters avoid foods high in refined sugars and carbohydrates.