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New Barber Foods® Tortilla Crunchers™ Spice Up Menus

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Chicken tenders bring flavorful, extreme crunch to several menu applications

CINCINNATI – AdvancePierre™ Foods (APF), an industry leader in supplying quality beef, chicken and pork products and the No. 1 provider of sandwiches, fully-cooked burgers, Philly steak, stuffed chicken breasts and country fried steak, introduces Tortilla Crunchers™ to its Barber Foods® line for foodservice operators.

Coated with a blend of light and crunchy panko crumbs and tortilla chips, Tortilla Crunchers pack a punch with intense seasonings. The boneless, skinless, premium whole muscle chicken tenderloins are available in two flavors, Smoky Chipotle and Sizzling Fajita.

“The Barber Foods Tortilla Crunchers give creative license to foodservice operators as they develop their menus, ensuring they are on trend with consumers’ demand for more chicken options and bolder, spicier flavors,” said Jim Clough, president - foodservice at APF. “Customer collaboration fuels our new product development process at AdvancePierre, and Tortilla Crunchers satisfy our operators’ needs in terms of innovative offerings, simplicity and profitability.”

A versatile menu addition, Tortilla Crunchers can be used as appetizers or in a variety of main courses such as wraps, tacos and salads. The 1.5 oz. tenders aid with portion control, are easy to prepare – in both the oven and the fryer – and are ready to serve in just minutes.

Tortilla Crunchers are sold in 10-lb. cases, each containing approximately 100 tenders, and will be available through APF’s distribution partners beginning Aug. 18. For more information about AdvancePierre™ Foods, visit