The Co-operative Food has introduced two new fresh meal pots into its own brand Food to Go range.
Providing warming yet healthy lunches or quick and easy dinners for hungry customers, the new meal pots are claimed to be great for taking back to the office and popping in the microwave for a tasty treat, the Co-operative said.
The Co-operative Vegetable Arrabiata Pasta meal pot, 350g, is said to provide three of a consumer’s 5 a day daily target, as well as feature green traffic light symbols for fat, saturates, salt and sugar; and a Co-operative low fat green dot logo, which indicate the pot is healthier option. Suitable for both vegetarians and vegans, the meal pot combines orechiette pasta in a tomato sauce with roasted red and yellow peppers, red onion, courgette and rocket.
The Co-operative Red Thai Chicken Curry and Rice meal pot, 400g, comprises marinated chicken, broccoli, baby corn and red and yellow peppers in a red Thai sauce with jasmine rice. The chicken is 100% British and the pot is said to provide two of a consumer’s 5-a-day portions. With green traffic light symbols for fat, saturates and sugars, this healthy choice also has a low fat green dot logo, said the Co-operative.
The meal pots are now available in selected Co-operative food stores nationwide.