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Newman’s Own® Supports Lightening Up in 2011 — Company Provides 36 ‘Better-for-You’ Products –

Westport, CT – Monday, January 31, 2011 — Newman’s Own recently took stock of its own pantry of products to highlight those that can help with the proverbial New Year’s resolution to lighten up. Total tally: 36 products made the cut as “better-for-you” choices in the extensive Newman’s Own line. In response to the release of the U.S. Dietary Guidelines, Newman’s Own recommends these products as reliable, enjoyable food partners that can help people adhere to certain dietary recommendations.

Ranging from signature salsas and salad dressings to the iconic popcorn and juice drinks, Newman’s Own 36 “better-for-you” product offerings reflect nutritional claims such as light, low fat, reduced fat, fat free, reduced sugar, good source of ALA Omega 3 or high fiber. To learn more about where to purchase any of these products, visit http://www.newmansown.com/wheretobuy.aspx.

“From our Lighten Up! salad dressings throughout our entire line, we want to provide plenty of delicious options to help folks lighten up a bit without forfeiting taste,” according to Mike Havard, vice president of marketing for Newman’s Own, Inc.

Additionally, this month Newman’s Own introduced a “Healthy Recipes” section atwww.newmansown.com to help people stay on track to keep it light in the New Year. Fifteen enticing recipes fill out the “Healthy Recipes” section on the Newman’s Own website, from Chicken Salsa Soup to Veggie-Loaded Shepherd’s Pie.

When incorporating any of Newman’s Own products, keep in mind some of the following tips recommended within the U.S. Dietary Guidelines:

  • Improve your family’s nutrition by cooking more at home. Newman’s Own makes it easy and helps create more family time, cutting down on food costs associated with dining out!
  • Reduce consumption of calories from solid fats and added sugars (SoFAS). Get off your “SoFAS” and try any one of the 34 “better-for-you” Newman’s Own products.
  • Use Newman’s Own Lighten Up! salad dressings to enjoy more vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins in your diet, all nutrient-dense foods.
  • Choose high-potassium foods like: tomatoes, potatoes, greens, dairy products, citrus and, of course, bananas. Newman’s Own provides potassium in salsas and tomato sauces.
  • Model good food choices for others around you.
  • About Newman’s Own, Inc.

    Newman’s Own ®, Inc., founded by Paul Newman in 1982, is a successful and growing premium food business. Newman’s Own offers more than 100 varieties of delicious all-natural food and beverage products, which include salad dressings, pasta sauces, salsas, popcorn, lemonade, and thin & crispy frozen pizza. Based in Westport, CT, the charitable mission of Newman’s Own®, Inc., was expressed by Paul in the company motto: “Shameless exploitation in pursuit of the Common Good.” Newman’s Own Foundation continues Paul Newman’s commitment to donate all profits to charity. More than $300 million has been given to thousands of charities since 1982.

    Visit www.newmansown.com for the nearest retailer/s that carry Newman’s Own products and for recipe suggestions using Newman’s Own®, Inc. products. Also, visit Newman’s Own on Facebook at www.facebook.com/newmansown

    Learn more about our mission at www.newmansownfoundation.org.

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    Newman’s Own Better-for-You Products

    Excellent Source of ALA Omega 3: 

    Salad Dressings:

  • Olive Oil and Vinegar
  • Ranch
  • Caesar
  • Balsamic
  • Family Recipe Italin
  • Creamy Caesar
  • Parmesan and Roasted Garlic
  • Greek
  • Poppy Seed
  • Light: 

    Newman’s Own Lighten Up! Dressings:

  • Balsamic
  • Caesar
  • Honey Mustard
  • Italian
  • Cranberry and Walnut
  • Lime
  • Sesame Ginger
  • Raspberry and Walnut
  • Red Wine and Olive Oil
  • Newman’s Own Popcorn:

  • Light Butter Microwave Popcorn
  • Reduced Sugar:

  • Lightly Sweetened Original Lemonade – 25% Less Sugar
  • Original Lemonade – Juice Box – 30% Less Sugar
  • Pink Lemonade – Juice Box – 30% Less Sugar
  • Iced Tea – Juice Box – 30% Less Sugar
  • High Fiber: 

  • Cinnamon High Fiber Cereal
  • Good Source of Fiber:

  • 94% Fat Free Microwave Popcorn
  • Light Butter Microwave Popcorn
  • Fat Free: 

  • Medium Salsa
  • Mild Salsa
  • Hot Salsa
  • Tequila Lime
  • Mango
  • Pineapple
  • Roasted Garlic
  • Farmer’s Garden
  • 94% Fat Free:

  • 94% Fat Free Butter Microwave Popcorn
  • 325 mg of Omega 3 Per Serving: 

  • Honey Flax Flakes Cereal