Do you ever stop and think, “Where did this food come from?” I love reading the stories of food companies and how their products are produced. After buying Gerber’s Amish Farm Chicken over and over again, I decided to look into the story of their chicken. Gerber Poultry, Inc. is located in the heart of Ohio’s Amish Country. Their chickens are raised on Amish family farms, and are fed the highest quality of vegetarian feed. Gerber’s Amish Farm Chicken is antibiotic and hormone free. This is certainly a product I feel good about buying! Our incredible Meat Department at Festival has several Gerber’s Amish Farm Chicken products, but this week, I wanted to talk about one of my favorites to use in recipes, Gerber’s Amish Farms Ground Chicken. It makes a delicious substitute for ground beef in simple dishes like tacos, chili, spaghetti and sloppy joe’s. Chef Julie is also sharing a delicious recipe for Chicken Lettuce Wraps on her blog this week using Gerber’s Amish Farms Ground Chicken. Be sure to stop by Festival this week and pick-up a package on sale! Happy New Year from Festival’s Dietitians! Nutritional Information for 4 oz.: Calories 170 Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 2.5g, Trans Fat 0g, Polyunsaturated Fat 3g, Monounsaturated Fat 4g) Cholesterol 100mg Sodium 80mg Total Carbohydrate 1g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 0g) Protein 20g Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 2% Calcium 0% Iron 0% Disclaimer: We strongly encourage guests to review the ingredient lists of suggested products before purchasing to ensure they meet individual dietary needs. All products not available at all Festival Foods locations.
Lauren Lindsley is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with Festival Foods and is certified by the state of WI.