Costco Partners With FiveStar Gourmet Foods to Introduce New Simply Fresh Kitchen® Tandoori Chicken Bowls; Tal Shoshan Discusses

Mon. November 8th, 2021 - by Lilian Diep

ONTARIO, CA - We as consumers are always seeking out new and exciting flavors to try, and a recent partnership between FiveStar Gourmet Foods and Costco is bringing that excitement straight to the register. New Tandoori Chicken Bowls with Green Chutney and Cool Yogurt Sauce will be lining the retailer’s expansive shelves, bringing adventure and a global flair across Costco locations.

Tal Shoshan, Chief Executive Officer, FiveStar Gourmet Foods“We value our partnership with Costco and strive to provide the most innovative products that their members find irresistible in their hunt for culinary treasures,” said Tal Shoshan, FiveStar’s Chief Executive Officer. “We have perfected our execution within a fairly complex fresh food operation to be able to incorporate meat proteins within freshly prepared meals and still deliver incredible taste and flavors.”

Building off the recent success of the Simply Fresh Kitchen® Shawarma Chicken Bowls, the new innovative bowls from FiveStar include the convenience and flavor shoppers will gravitate toward as they knock out their shopping list. Each package comes packed with a fork for on-the-go meals, and delightful, well-balanced, and authentic flavors and spices greet consumers with aromatic flavors like turmeric, serrano chiles, paprika, green chutney, and cilantro.

A new partnership between FiveStar Gourmet Foods and Costco has brought new Tandoori Chicken Bowls with Green Chutney and Cool Yogurt Sauce to the retailer's expansive shelves

The company’s latest innovation includes Tandoori-seasoned grilled chicken breast, spiced cauliflower, green peas, black lentils, and roasted red bell peppers to complement a generous portion of spiced Garam Masala basmati rice.

“Each bowl is meant to be constructed easily and quickly to build and blend the perfect meal using our restaurant-quality ingredients like antibiotic-free chicken, green chutney, and cool yogurt sauce,” said Shoshan. “Each meal is also produced in our unique square bowl with our patented diagonal condiments insert and sealed using a patented ‘Ultra Fresh Sealed™’ technology—which offers the longest shelf-life in the industry without comprising on quality and food safety.”

The company’s latest innovation includes Tandoori-seasoned grilled chicken breast, spiced cauliflower, green peas, black lentils, roasted red bell peppers, and a generous portion of spiced Garam Masala basmati rice

According to the release, the duo pack is ready in minutes and contains 14.2 oz single-serve meal bowls. Each meal bowl is only 520 calories and contains 23g of protein to satiate consumers’ appetites and provide a complete meal experience.

What new partnerships and innovations will hit the market next? Stay tuned as we report.

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