DALLAS — Rudolph Meals’ Southern Recipe Small Batch model, a maker of small batch pork rinds, has added two merchandise to its lineup. Buttery Garlic and Italian Herb Krutones (pronounced Crew-Tone-Ez) and pop-at-home pork rinds will debut in early 2023.
Krutones are marketed as an revolutionary various to conventional croutons and different salad toppers. Gluten-free, the Italian herb selection has no carbs whereas the butter and garlic selection has only one gram, capitalizing on the rising keto development. Krutones additionally develop Southern Recipe’s in-store attain.
“We’re always the place we will use a pork rind,” defined Mark Singleton, vp of gross sales and advertising at Rudolph Meals. “With the chance to carry Southern Recipe Small Batch to consumers in a special a part of the grocery retailer, we’re assured we’ll have the ability to broaden our viewers and undertake new, loyal pork rinds lovers.”
Southern Recipe’s new pop-at-home pork rinds additionally meet rising shopper demand, with a latest research discovering that 86% of consumers have been intrigued with an at-home pork rind popping expertise, the corporate mentioned. Consumers are inspired to organize the pork rinds in a fryer, air fryer or on a range high and gown them with their very own seasonings. Recipe and seasoning solutions will be discovered at www.southernrecipesmallbatch.com.
Mr. Singleton added that Southern Recipe’s distinctive pork rind flavors, together with Kimchi BBQ, pineapple ancho chili and blackberry habanero, are key to attracting new demographics and curiosity within the class. The model has two vacation choices as properly: apple cinnamon and cranberry jalapeño.
“Once I bought right here 20 years in the past, 1 out of 16 People ate (pork rinds),” he mentioned. “Now it’s 1 out of 5. If we will get to 1 out of three, I’m fairly positive there’s not sufficient pigs. … We’ve labored exhausting to teach at present’s shopper about pork rinds and demystify the class, total.”