Foster Farms creates keto-friendly pizzas | 2020-07-03 – Food Business News

LIVINGSTON, CALIF. — Foster Farms is catering to carb-conscious consumers with the launch of Smart Crust frozen pizzas, featuring crust made with chicken breast, egg whites and parmesan cheese.

Gluten-free, grain-free and keto certified, Smart Crust pizzas contain 4 grams of carbs per 1/2-pizza serving and are available in three varieties: Four Cheese, Uncured Pepperoni and Uncured Bacon Club.

The Four Cheese pizza features shredded mozzarella, provolone, parmesan and white cheddar cheeses. Each serving contains 240 calories and 24 grams of protein .

The Uncured Pepperoni pizza includes pizza sauce, shredded mozzarella cheese and uncured pepperoni. Each serving contains 260 calories and 25 grams of protein.

The Uncured Bacon Club pizza is topped with buttermilk ranch sauce, shredded mozzarella and provolone cheeses, uncured bacon, diced tomatoes and roasted onions. Each serving contains 280 calories and 23 grams of protein.

“We know that eating healthy and cutting carbs is something more consumers are trying to do, including looking for gluten-free choices,” said Jennifer Corsiglia-Keim, marketing director for Foster Farms. “Finding delicious low-carb options for foods we crave isn’t always easy. With Smart Crust, you get everything you love about pizza but without the carbs. This is pure pizza joy instead of pizza guilt.”

Foster Farms Smart Crust pizza retails for $5.99 per 8-8.5-oz package and will be offered in 18 select markets around the United States. Retailers participating in the Smart Crust launch include, Kroger, Albertsons, and Safeway. Harris Teeter will carry the product at stores in North and South Carolina.