Pound of Ground (poundofground.com), Greeley, Colo., introduces thin, restaurant-style beef patties that cook from frozen in a skillet in 5 to 6 minutes. Made from pure, 80% lean natural beef and no fillers, additives, preservatives or artificial ingredients, Pound of Ground Burger Thins come in three varieties: 100% Pure Beef, 100% Grass Fed and Steakhouse Seasoned. Packed nine to a case, each 1-pound package includes six 2.6-ounce patties — a popular size in the foodservice channel that’s difficult to find at retail. SRP is $6.29. The Pure Beef variety is also available in 4-pound club-size packages.
MAPLE LEAF SALES UP 4.3%
Mississauga, Ontario-based Maple Leaf Foods reported sales up by 4.3% to $1,174.9 million (Canadian) for the first quarter ended March 31. Net loss was $57.7