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US Foods Introduces Trending Menu Solutions with 2024 Spring Scoop

US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) – one of America’s leading food service distributors – announced today the launch of 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®1.     

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 products on the menu are expected to grow by more than 517% over the next four years2 as more vegan, vegetarian, and flexitarian diners seek expanded dining options. To support this need, Spring Scoop highlights several new plant-forward products, including:  

  • Molly’s Kitchen® Plant-Based3 Smashed Patty: With smash burgers predicted to grow in popularity among diners by 138% over the next four years2, US Foods is helping operators meet this demand head-on with the company’s first plant-based3 smashed patty. Made with pea protein, the vegan4 and gluten-free certified patty grills up with crispy edges and is packed with the taste of a traditional burger. 
  • Chef’s Line® Tempura Brussels Sprouts: This new vegan4 offering is tempura-battered and delivers the subtle earthy flavor of the brussels sprout without masking taste or texture. With brussels sprouts projected to grow by 47% on menus over the next 4 years2 this product is on-trend and highly versatile across the menu.  
  • Molly’s Kitchen® Mexican-Style Cheese Stuffed Cigars: This vegetarian5, chef-inspired creation builds upon three popular appetizers – spring rolls, cheese sticks and jalapeño poppers. The item is hand-rolled in a crispy spring roll wrapper and features Mexican-style melting cheese, cotija cheese, cream cheese, red pepper flakes and jalapeño pieces to give it the right hint of heat. Cotija and Mexican-style melting cheese are projected to have a 27% and 14% increase, respectively, on menus over the next four years2 providing a fresh, on-trend choice for diners.  

Gluten-free certified

With nearly 30% of consumers limiting or avoiding gluten2, 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. Spring Scoop highlights several new gluten-free certified solutions including:  

  • Chef’s Line® All Natural6 Gluten-Free Breaded Chicken Breast Fillet Raised Without Antibiotics: The fillets were made to meet the increasing demand for breaded proteins that are both gluten-free and raised without antibiotics. The fillets can be baked or deep-fried, and use a breading made from a blend of rice and yellow corn flour.
  • Harbor Banks® Gluten-Free Breaded Alaska Sole: This Marine Stewardship Council Certified Wild-Caught Alaska sole has a crunchy and light gluten-free coating made from an innovative combination of amaranth, quinoa, chia seeds, rice flour and navy bean flour. The fresh scent of herbs, combined with the savory flavors of garlic, salt and pepper, is mild enough to allow operators to easily customize this dish.    

Clean ingredient labels

Seventy-eight percent of consumers find clean label products appealing. The company’s Unpronounceables List®1 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. 

  • Chef’s Line® Pinsa Crust: This crust has been perfected through several years of product development at US Foods. Made with simple ingredients, such as wheat flour, rice flour and extra virgin olive oil, each crust is cold fermented for 24 hours then hand-stretched and hand-pressed for a back-of-house appearance. It’s light and crispy, but holds up to being loaded with toppings, perfect for all sweet and savory pizza applications. 
  • Metro Deli® Kettle Cooked Potato Chips: Back by popular demand and with the same great taste, these gluten-free certified kettle cooked potato chips offer a clean label profile with no ingredients on the US Foods Unpronounceables List®1 and come seasoned with one of three iconic chip flavors – sweet and sassy Hickory Barbeque, classic Original with Sea Salt and mouth-puckering Sea Salt and Vinegar.  

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


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