March 18, 2024

US Foods Introduces Trending Menu Solutions with 2024 Spring Scoop

US Foods Holding Corp., one of America’s leading food service distributors, has launched its Spring 2024 Scoop. Themed “Get to Know Serve You,” the issue highlights products under the company’s newly branded “Serve You” portfolio featuring more than 1,700 US Foods Exclusive Brands products that offer plant-forward, gluten-free certified or clean ingredient labels with no ingredients on the US Foods Unpronounceables List.   

“Given evolving dietary and lifestyle preferences, it’s more important than ever for operators to appeal to a variety of diner desires, but the challenge is that there is no one-size-fits-all solution,” said Stacey Kinkaid, vice president of product development and innovation for US Foods. “With Spring Scoop, we’ve delivered a variety of on-trend, high-quality products that can meet specific diner preferences and are also delicious enough to appeal to all diners regardless of their dietary or lifestyle choices. Most importantly, all products help save operators back-of-house labor and are highly versatile without sacrificing flavor.”

US Foods “Serve You” products appeal to diners who want more personalization given their dietary and lifestyle preferences and are great tasting enough to work across a variety of menu options. As aligned with the company’s Scoop commitment, the items are developed with operator needs in mind and offer menu versatility and labor savings of between 30-90 minutes per case as compared to making them from scratch.

Plant-Forward: Plant-forward products on the menu are expected to grow by more than 517 percent over the next four years as more vegan, vegetarian and flexitarian diners seek expanded dining options.

Gluten-free certified: With nearly 30 percent of consumers limiting or avoiding gluten, it is critical for operators to offer a variety of gluten-free options that are flavorful enough to appeal to a wide variety of diners.

Clean ingredient labels: Seventy-eight percent of consumers find clean label products appealing. The company’s Unpronounceables List® initiative offers products with ingredient profiles that do not contain certain ingredients, such as artificial flavors and artificial (FD&C) colors, hydrogenated oils, high-fructose corn syrup or added MSG.

To view all the new products featured in Spring Scoop, visit the company’s Scoop webpage here.


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