Elevate Your Holiday Comfort Food

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During the holidays, consumers are looking for comfort food that feels like home.1 With BEN’S ORIGINAL™, it’s easy to create wholesome, satisfying dishes that delight.

Stuff Your Holiday Menu with Inspiration

Nothing says the holidays like stuffing. In fact, most Americans (66%) love or like stuffing.2 Delicious on its own or as a base for signature creations, BEN’S ORIGINAL™ Classic Cornbread Stuffing is a savory blend of onions, celery, spices, seasonings, cornbread and wheat bread that elevates any comfort food dish. With easy hot-water prep, it’s a snap to serve everything from entrees to sides and the newly popular grab-and-go stuffing sandwiches.

In fact, cornbread stuffing is considered one of the top flavors for seasonal sandwich toppings in fall1 and sandwiches featuring cornbread stuffing are a proven menu growth opportunity. In addition to this delicious Thanksgiving Stuffing Sandwich that is popular on holiday menus, try featuring a Cornbread Biscuit Breakfast Sandwich on your breakfast menu.

Regardless of the daypart, stuffing makes a delicious topping. This Cornbread Stuffing-Crusted Salmon recipe shows just how easy it is to bring a holiday flair to any entree at any time of the day.

Bowl Over The Competition

Rice bowls are all the rage with Gen Z and Millennials — even predicted to outperform 95% of food and beverages over the next four years.4 Operators who have grain bowls on their menu see a 58% increase in sales.5

Take advantage of this fast-growing, in-demand menu item with BEN’S ORIGINAL™ Long Grain and Wild Rice Blend. With no artificial colors or flavors, BEN’S ORIGINAL™ Long Grain and Wild Rice Blend meets many dietary restrictions, such as cholesterol free, suitable for vegetarians, low in saturated fat, and Kosher.

With a delicious blend of herbs and seasonings, BEN’S ORIGINAL™ Long Grain and Wild Rice Blend can form the base of many holiday dishes, such as this Holiday Turkey and Long Grain & Wild Rice Salad. Featuring a creamy cranberry vinaigrette, pecans, apples and carrots, this hearty salad is the perfect option for consumers looking for a lighter, better-for-you take on holiday flavors.

Deliver on Holiday Flavor

BEN’S ORIGINAL™ Classic Cornbread Stuffing and BEN’S ORIGINAL™ Long Grain and Wild Rice Blend make holiday comfort foods easy. Rich in flavor and simple to prepare, these products are perfect for labor-strapped foodservice operators looking to keep pace with holiday demand. Known for delivering superior quality, consistency and a proven value proposition, BEN’S ORIGINAL™ has a variety of products that have been trusted by foodservice professionals for 75 years.
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1 Datassential, Seasonality 2022 Report, 2021

2 Technomic, Flavor Consumer Trend Report, Oct. 2018

3 Datassential Menu Trends, March 2020

4 Datassential SNAP™, March 2022

5 Datassential SNAP™, Plant-Based Eating Keynote, 2018

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