The products are ideal for chefs who seek full flavors and a wider variety of reduced- sodium menu options.
McCormick For Chefs®, the Food Away From Home Division of McCormick & Company, is introducing a full line of new seasoning blends that offer foodservice operators more choices for diversifying their menu with flavorful, reduced-sodium meals. Shipping as of May 9th, the company says the seasonings are ideal for operations not willing to sacrifice providing their customers with great-tasting food, yet needing to create better-for-you dishes that sell.
With 44 percent of non-commercial and one-third of commercial foodservice operators making menu changes to lower sodium content, McCormick For Chefs® seasonings include options of salt-free, a touch of sea salt, and 33 percent-reduced sodium. With consumers’ food expectations rising, the company says chefs can benefit from using the new seasonings to more easily incorporate a wider variety of healthier offerings across the menu, as the blends are versatile and reflect global and traditional flavor trends. All of the seasonings contain no MSG and are under 115mg of sodium per serving, to help meet nutritional guidelines.
The full line of McCormick For Chefs® better-for-you offerings now includes:
Salt-Free Seasonings: (0mg of sodium per serving)
- Lawry’s® All Purpose Recipe Blend Seasoning
- Lawry’s® Citrus Herb Seasoning
- Lawry’s® Garlic & Herb Seasoning
- Lawry’s® Italian Seasoning
- Lawry’s® Lemon & Pepper Seasoning
- Lawry’s® Mexican Seasoning
- Lawry’s® Salt-Free 17 Seasoning – A traditional favorite
Touch of Sea Salt Seasonings: (less than 60mg of sodium per serving)
- Lawry’s® Asian Seasoning
- Lawry’s® Mediterranean Seasoning
- Lawry’s® Roasted Garlic Seasoning
- Lawry’s® Sun-Dried Tomato Seasoning
Reduced Sodium Seasonings: (33% less sodium than original formula)
- McCormick Culinary™ Lemon & Pepper Seasoning Salt
- Grill Mates® Montreal Steak® Seasoning
“McCormick For Chefs® is dedicated to providing great flavor and meeting the needs of foodservice professionals,” says Ian Wesson, Director of Marketing, McCormick For Chefs®. “Creating better-for-you options is a challenge facing food industry professionals, but our team of culinary experts ensured that we can deliver great flavor profiles while closely hitting sodium levels in the new seasonings
“We’re proud of the end result—13 products that are easily adaptable on any menu, full of bold flavors and directly beneficial to the health of the patrons,” Wesson adds.