al fresco all natural, best known for gourmet chicken sausage, released two products that center on chicken bacon. al fresco's new, uncured ready-to-cook and uncured ready-to-eat chicken bacon sizzle with 70% less fat than cooked pork bacon according to USDA data. The bacon is naturally cured, so no nitrates, nitrites or artificial ingredients, and is also gluten free. al fresco’s chicken bacon includes simple ingredients like water, a dash of raw sugar, sea salt and celery powder.
Two crispy slices of fully cooked chicken bacon or one slice of ready-to-cook chicken bacon contains 30 calories.
al fresco’s chicken bacon is all natural and guilt-free, and can also be prepared in a flash. For the fully cooked, snack right from the easy-to-open pouches or heat in the microwave for crisp bacon in just a few seconds. For ready-to-cook bacon, pan fry for just a few minutes.
“al fresco is all about eating better and what’s better than bacon?!” said Sarah Crowley, Director of Marketing for al fresco all natural. “How about all natural, uncured chicken bacon for only 30 calories? We are very excited to tap into consumers’ ever-growing demand for bacon while still allowing them to make healthier food choices without sacrificing flavor.”
al fresco’s ready-to-cook and ready-to-eat chicken bacon are on shelves in grocery stores nationwide. Each 3-ounce package of al fresco fully cooked, ready-to-eat chicken bacon contains 14 slices in two convenient, 7-slice, easy open pouches (SRP $4.49). Each 8-ounce package of al fresco ready-to-cook chicken bacon contains 9 slices (SRP $4.49).