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Dole Unveils New Products to Help Operators Capitalize on Peach Craze

June 11, 2018 Industry News
Industry News

Dole Packaged Foods, LLC brings the flavor of summer to menus with a delicious variety of peach products: New Chef-Ready Cuts Peach Slivers, New Chef-Ready Frozen Peach Purée, Chef-Ready Cuts Diced Peaches and Sliced Frozen Peaches.

As the latest additions to Dole’s Chef-Ready portfolio, Peach Slivers and Frozen Peach Purée deliver unbeatable time, labor and cost savings—perfect for operators looking to create fruit-forward LTOs.

New DOLE Chef-Ready Cuts Peach Slivers

Thin-sliced, single-bite cuts add vibrant color and a burst of flavor to dishes across the menu. Instantly bring the taste of summer to salads and stir fry or lend a sweet touch to parfaits and pastries.

  • 100% usable fruit
  • Washed, cut and ready to use
  • New DOLE Chef-Ready Frozen Peach Purée

This versatile fruit purée offers unlimited menu possibilities. Use it as a glaze for grilled poultry and fish or try as an easy “plus 1” ingredient to boost flavor in sauces, dressings or beverages such as lemonade, iced tea and cocktails.

  • Made with premium quality fruit
  • No artificial ingredients or flavors

Datassential research shows that peach-focused menu items are growing throughout the industry:

  • Usage of peach puree is up 47% across restaurant segments
  • Peach iced tea is up 134% in quick service alone
  • Peach nectar has grown 31% in midscale dining
  • Peach cobbler is up 100% in fast casual
  • Peach lemonade is up 105% across segments

(Source: Datassential MenuTrends, U.S. menu penetration growth 2013-2017.)

DOLE Chef-Ready Cuts Peach Slivers, Chef-Ready Frozen Peach Purée, Chef-Ready Cuts Diced Peaches and Sliced Frozen Peaches make it easy for operators to capitalize on the trend and develop their own signature menu offerings. And while peaches may be the flavor of summer, these convenient product formats ensure that DOLE fruit is always in season.

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