New Products Contain No Artificial Flavors, Colors or Sweeteners
FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., February 23, 2014 – Nutrisystem (NASDAQ: NTRI), a leading provider of weight management products and services, announced today the addition of 15 new items to their existing menu of more than 150 breakfasts, lunches, dinners and desserts. The items, which include a mix of ready-to-go and frozen meals, will roll out to customers over the next few months and contain no artificial flavors, colors or sweeteners.
“We constantly strive to provide our customers with diversity when it comes to our food portfolio,” says Sharon Tate, Vice President of Food Development and Quality. “The addition of these items further strengthens that commitment and gives customers new and flavorful options to help them stay on the weight loss track.”
The new foods are:
- Arroz Con Pollo
- Bean Bolognese
- BBQ Pulled Pork
- Chocolate Biscotti Bites
- Chicken & Roasted Vegetables
- Chicken Parmesan
- Mac & Cheese with Turkey Sausage
- Meatloaf & Mashed Potatoes
- Oatmeal Cranberry Bites
- Pizza Puffs
- Refreshing Coffee Protein Shake
- Santa Fe Style Chicken
- Sesame Ginger Chicken
- Thick Sliced French Toast
- Tuscan Inspired Pasta
Additionally, all other protein shakes on the Nutrisystem menu – Creamy Chocolate Protein Shake, Smooth Vanilla Protein Shake and Sweet Strawberry Protein Shake –have been reformulated to contain no artificial flavors, colors or sweeteners and will be available to customers in March.
Nutrisystem® weight loss and transition/maintenance programs are designed to meet national nutrition guidelines (USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010) through portion control and the selection of nutrient-rich, low-glycemic index foods. Nutrisystem® foods contain no trans fat, monosodium glutamate, high fructose corn syrup, or fully or partially hydrogenated oils, an unhealthy fat source.
To learn more about Nutrisystem, its plans, and menu items, or to place an order, please visit www.nutrisystem.com.
About Nutrisystem, Inc.
Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI) is a leader in the weight loss industry, having helped millions of people lose weight over the course of more than 40 years. The company’s weight loss solutions include Nutrisystem® My Way®, a 28-day structured food delivery program, multi-day kits available at select retail outlets and a new free app and digital platform NuMi® by Nutrisystem. The Company’s current product line offers customers the most meal choices, including more than 100 foods containing no artificial preservatives or artificial flavors. Nutrisystem® plans are consistent with national guidelines for dietary intake meeting targets for fat, sodium, sugar, cholesterol, fiber and physical activity and include comprehensive counseling options from trained weight-loss coaches, registered dietitians and certified diabetes educators. Plans can be customized to specific dietary needs and preferences including the Nutrisystem® D® program for people with Type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes. For more information, go to NutrisystemNews.com.