Country Crock Side Dishes

From cheddar broccoli rice to mashed sweet potatoes, Country Crock Side Dishes puts the "c" in comfort.

This fall, Country Crock™ introduces new flavors to its line of scrumptious comfort food side dishes that are sure to warm your heart and soul this winter. The new flavors, Cheddar Broccoli Rice and Cheddar Mashed Potatoes, are hassle free, fully-prepared, chilled sides that are ready to heat and serve in five minutes.

Country Crock Side Dishes are made with high quality ingredients, such as 100% fresh russet potatoes, fresh milk, real cheddar cheese and, of course, creamy Country Crock® spread:

Cheddar Broccoli Rice – Made with real cheddar cheese, this wonderful blend of cheddar, broccoli, and long grain rice is a perfect hearty companion for any entrée.

Cheddar Mashed Potatoes – An American favorite with a cheesy twist, this side dish is made with 100% fresh Russet potatoes and rich cheddar cheese.

Seasonal favorites

Country Crock Side Dishes is also introducing seasonal favorites – Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Cinnamon Apples - which are available in October-December 2005. These sweet new additions are the perfect compliment to any holiday meal. Hurry though, these varieties are only available for a short time!

Limited edition sides for the holidays

  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes – Seasoned with cinnamon, brown sugar, and nutmeg, this side dish is a holiday favorite everyone is sure to enjoy.
  • Hot Cinnamon Apples – Crisp apples cooked to perfection in a golden cinnamon sauce provide a sweet and tangy complement to roasts and country style barbeques.

Country Crock Side Dishes currently on the market include Homestyle Mashed Potatoes, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Elbow Macaroni & Cheese, and Chicken Rice with Herbs.

New Country Crock Side Dishes address current consumer demand for more convenient family meal solutions. According to a recent study, nearly 70% of all dinners are prepared at home1, while most moms spend less than 10 minutes preparing dinner. Thus, moms are relying more and more on fully prepared meal options. New Country Crock Side Dishes offer time-pressed moms a chance to easily serve wholesome, home cooked meals to the family at dinnertime.

Country Crock Side Dishes come packaged in 22-24 ounce tubs and can be found in the refrigerated section of the supermarket. The suggested retail price is $3.69.

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