SALINAS, Calif. -- Tanimura & Antle, based here, and ConAgra, Omaha, Neb., plan to roll out a salad bar concept for retail produce departments in the Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz., regions that features precut and prepackaged salads, as well as salad toppings, condiments and meats.
The new line features four different single-serve salads in bowls, and six varieties of bagged salads.
Salad blends include a garden salad, chopped romaine, a Mediterranean blend, shredded iceberg, classic Italian and baby spinach. Salad bowls include a complete Caesar with fat-free toppings, a complete Mexicana with low-fat toppings and "Create-your-own" garden and gourmet salads.
The Healthy Choice line includes fat-free diced oven-roasted turkey or chicken breast, or a "97% fat-free" diced honey-ham; a number of shredded cheeses; varied breadstuffs, including garlic cheese toasts; and four dressings.