Apio Debuts New Eat Smart® Southwest Vegetable Salad Kit

Thu. September 10th, 2015 - by Christofer Oberst

GUADALUPE, CA - Apio’s latest Eat Smart® salad kit is offering consumers a taste of Southwest flavor with a new generous superfood-packed blend.

Available this month in 10-ounce and 24-ounce bags, the Eat Smart® Southwest Vegetable Salad Kit combines savoy cabbage, red cabbage, radishes, carrots, and kale with crunchy corn, yellow and blue tortilla strips, cheddar cheese, and a chipotle ranch dressing for a fresh, gluten-free take on Southwest cuisine.

Apio Eat Smart® Southwest Vegetable Salad Kit

Anne Byerly, Vice President of Marketing, said in a press release that many consumers are looking for healthy eating options that are easy to integrate into their busy lives.

Anne Byerly, Vice President of Marketing, Apio“This hearty, superfood-packed salad delivers an appealing taste experience that busy consumers can prepare in a snap,” she said.

Apio also offers several other popular salads in its gourmet line, including Sweet Kale, a gluten-free Wild Greens & Quinoa, and a Beets & Greens vegetable salad kit.

In an online survey of 7,500 purchasers of Eat Smart salad kits, conducted in April 2015, nine out of ten consumers who had tried one of Apio’s salad kits said they would buy it again, according to a press release.


“Our gourmet vegetable salads provide consumers with delicious, highly nutritious, restaurant-caliber salads that they probably wouldn’t have time to create from scratch,” Byerly continued. “The Southwest Vegetable Salad Kit gives them another good reason to keep coming back for more.”

Keep an eye out for this latest nutrient-rich salad kit from Apio. For the latest on the industry’s newest products, stick to AndNowUKnow.