May 13, 2013
announced today five new hot dog innovations, all created to answer the hot dog hankerings of anyone and everyone, from bacon fanatics to better for you eaters, from sausage lovers to Lean and Extra Lean devotees. And whether you fall into one or all of the above categories, there's no denying that nobody does hot dogs like
Beginning in June, consumers nationwide will be able to purchase two innovative and exciting
hot dogs perfect for the summer grill, including the Bacon Dog. This high flavor hot dog is the first bacon hot dog on the market, and is made with some of the best hardwood-smoked, authentic
"No one knows bacon like
, director of
hot dogs. "We know Americans love bacon, and we know they love hot dogs, so it seemed like the perfect time for us to introduce our first hot dog made with bacon."
Back due to popular demand,
is bringing back its famous Smokies of the past. The new
Smokies Smoked Sausages will be sold in full 14 ounce, eight-count packages. They are made with coarse ground pork and beef, and smoked with hardwood.
is also adding to its line of Selects hot dogs. The new Chicken Breast Hot Dog will continue with the Selects tradition of using no artificial preservatives, flavors or colors. Additionally, the hot dog is made with high quality chicken breast, contains no added hormones and is completely gluten-free.
knows consumers are looking for better for you products, but aren't willing to give up great taste. To that end,
has re-branded its 98% Fat Free Wieners and Light Beef Franks as Extra Lean Franks and Lean Beef Franks respectively. The new Lean and Extra Lean Franks are full bun length including lean cuts of quality meat, so customers can feel better about what they're eating while not sacrificing taste or authenticity.
The complete line of
dogs and franks can be found in the refrigerated meat case in most grocery stores nationwide. Visit
for more information on all
ABOUT KRAFT FOODS GROUP
Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: KRFT) is
's fourth largest consumer packaged food and beverage company, with revenues of
in 2012. Launched as a public and independent company on
Oct. 1, 2012
, the new Kraft has the spirit of a startup and the soul of a powerhouse. The company has an unrivaled portfolio of products in the beverages, cheese, refrigerated meals and grocery categories. Its iconic brands include
Kraft's 23,000 employees in the U.S. and
have a passion for making the foods and beverages people love. Kraft Foods Group is a member of the Standard & Poor's 500 and the NASDAQ-100. For more information, visit