Aviko Rolls Out Chili Cheddar Nuggets

Steenderen, Holland-headquartered Aviko BV introduced Chili Cheddar Nuggets just in time to spice up the Christmas and New Year holidays. While the company specializes in potato products, it continues to expand in the non-potato segment.

131220 aviko chilli-cheddarAimed at the foodservice market, Chili Cheddar Nuggets are distributed in 1,000 bags that come in units of five per case. Featuring 30% processed cheese surrounded with a crunch coating, the nuggets may be served as an on-the-go snack, appetizer, snack, or side dish for a main meal. They are ready to serve after under four minutes deep-frying.

In other news, Aviko has reported that the top five potato producing countries in the European Union harvested 23.3 million tons of consumption tubers in 2013. While this figure is up from the 22.8 million harvested in 2012, it's down from 26.6 million in 2011 and 24.2 million in 2010.