Willmar, Minnesota, USA-based Jennie-O has unveiled a new ready turkey innovation for foodservice operators – a fully cooked turkey barbacoa seasoned and marinated with paprika, garlic and guajillo chili pepper spices. Distributed in frozen form, this lean turkey protein is on trend with consumers who are seeking more flavorful, nutritious menu options.
“Our new turkey barbacoa is an exciting product that foodservice operators can just heat and shred,” said Katie Lynch, associate brand manager for Jennie-O Foodservice. “We were intentional about the use of guajillo chili pepper for seasoning because it’s one of today’s hottest flavor trends, and we’re proud to offer a lean protein option with great flavor.”
From tacos, bowls and burritos to salads and sandwiches, the latest Jennie-O turkey barbacoa product that provides foodservice operators a nutritious protein option that makes preparation convenient, quick and easy and offers consumers an additional choice in classic Mexican dishes.
Jennie-O is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corporation. It offers an array of more than 1,500 high-quality frozen and non-frozen deli turkey products that are distributed throughout the United States and 27 other countries worldwide.