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Pioneer Expands ‘Comfort Meal Solutions’ Sauce and Seasoning Mix Availability; Announces Nationwide Distribution in Major U.S. Grocery Chains

Posted Jan 08, 2021

Pioneer Expands ‘Comfort Meal Solutions’ Sauce and Seasoning Mix Availability; Announces Nationwide Distribution in Major U.S. Grocery Chains

Longtime leader in comfort-food-made-easy delivers time-saving solution to enhance growing product portfolio

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (January 8, 2021) - Pioneer, a subsidiary of leading food manufacturer C.H. Guenther & Son, announced that, in response to consumer demand, it will be expanding the distribution of the brand’s recent addition to its portfolio of delicious, easy-to-make meal solutions and enhancements. Joining the brand’s top-selling baking and gravy mix products, Pioneer’s Comfort Meal Solutions are a perfectly portioned line of seasonings and meal sauces that make preparing time-tested favorites like Chicken Pot Pie, Chicken & Dumplings, Cajun Shrimp & Rice and Bayou Jambalaya quicker and easier than ever.

“In a year of uncertainty, families are turning to time-tested comfort meals to infuse a sense of normalcy into their everyday lives,” said Kelly Crouse, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of C.H. Guenther & Son. “For generations, helping families turn meals into memories has been our priority with our best-selling baking and gravy mixes. Our new Comfort Meal Solutions simplify the cooking process and deliver the home-cooked flavor we’ve grown up loving.”

After a limited launch with select retailers in early 2020, Pioneer’s Comfort Meal Solutions are now widely available through a national network of food distributors and major grocery retailers like Walmart, Kroger, Albertsons and Food Lion, among others. Based on early sales data and positive feedback from consumers and retail partners, Pioneer expects to add two new varieties to the Comfort Meal Solutions product line in 2021.

While Comfort Meal Solutions’ taste and economic price point appealed most to buyers, the product line’s early 2020 launch date proved especially timely. Crouse continued, “As customers found themselves eating at home more in 2020, the desire for fast, scratch-made comfort meal options skyrocketed.”

Sold in perfectly portioned packets, Pioneer’s Comfort Meal Solutions simplify two critical steps in making your favorite homecooked meals – seasoning and sauce preparation. Shoppers love the opportunity to save both time and money by combining hearty dish ingredients with any of the following four varieties of Comfort Meal Solutions sauce and seasoning mixes:

Pioneer Chicken Pot Pie: Perfect for new cooks and busy families, this tried and true comfort food can be enjoyed without spending hours in the kitchen. Pioneer Chicken Pot Pie meal sauce and seasoning mix adds the perfect amount of spices while creating the ever-critical creamy, flavorful filling.

Pioneer Chicken and Dumplings: Hearty, tasty and ready in less than 30 minutes, Pioneer Chicken and Dumplings meal sauce and seasoning mix makes whipping up this time-tested comfort food easier than ever.

Pioneer Bayou Jambalaya: With a delicious blend of creole flavors, Pioneer Bayou Jambalaya seasoning mix brings this soul food staple to your dinner table in 25 minutes.

Pioneer Cajun Shrimp and Rice: Spice up your weeknight with a homemade seafood dish that packs a jumbo amount of flavor.  Pioneer Bayou Jambalaya meal sauce and seasoning mix brings the flavors of Louisiana to your table in just 35 minutes.

For additional information about Pioneer’s Comfort Meal Solutions or Pioneer’s extensive line of baking and gravy mixes, visit PioneerBrand.com and follow Pioneer on FacebookInstagram and Pinterest.

 

About C.H. Guenther & Son

San Antonio-headquartered C.H. Guenther & Son is a leading food manufacturer that has delivered high-quality products and “just baked from scratch” flavor for nearly 170 years. Founded in Texas in 1851, the global company employs more than 3,800 people in 24 manufacturing locations in the U.S., Canada and Western Europe. CHG is a leading supplier of value-added grain-based and frozen food products for foodservice clients and consumer markets. CHG’s well-loved retail brands such as Pioneer, Williams, Sun-Bird and Cuisine Adventures have been included at family meals for generations. Visit us at CHG.com.