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04/13/2021

CVS Pharmacy expands selection of frozen foods, better-for-you snacks

The retailer now offers nearly 250 products across frozen foods and better-for-you snacks, including Beyond Meat, Bird’s Eye Vegetables and more.
Sandra Levy
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CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health, is ramping up its selection of frozen foods and better for you snacks.

CVS Pharmacy is offering frozen food options that make mealtimes quick and simple, including Beyond Meat meatballs and burgers, Bird’s Eye vegetables and 50 products that are completely new to CVS shelves.

Select stores nationwide now have a refreshed assortment of more than 100 frozen foods from popular brands like Beyond Meat, Bird’s Eye, Ore-Ida and Amy’s Kitchen that simplify creating a balanced meal that meets various dietary preferences such as gluten-free, certified-organic and vegan. Customers can find everything they need to create a well-balanced, easy-to-assemble meal, including plant-based protein options from Beyond Meat as a base, rice, frozen vegetables, and refreshing beverages to complete the meal. Those seeking quick grab-and-go meals can also find a variety of fresh prepared foods and other refrigerated options in select stores.

Product highlights include:

  • LesserEvil Organic No Cheese Cheesiness Popcorn (New to CVS);
  • Beyond Meat Beyond Burger (New to CVS);
  • Beyond Meat Beyond Meatballs (New to CVS);
  • Bird’s Eye Sweet Cut Corn (New to CVS);
  • Bird’s Eye Steamfresh Frozen Broccoli Florets (New to CVS);
  • Healthy Choice Spicy Black Bean & Chicken Bowl (New to CVS);
  • Healthy Choice Basil Pesto Chicken Bowl (New to CVS);
  • Amy’s Kitchen Three Cheese and Kale Bake Bowl (New to CVS);
  • Jimmy Dean Breakfast Bowl, Meat Lovers (New to CVS); and
  • Red Baron Pizza (New to CVS)

According to a survey conducted online by The Harris Poll on behalf of CVS Pharmacy in March of 2021, nearly three quarters of American adults (74%) say their meal and/or snack habits have changed during the pandemic. When thinking about choices at home compared to what they would normally do prior to the pandemic, 67% of American adults who snack say that in general, they find themselves snacking at home more now, and 52% of American adults find themselves choosing better-for-you snacks and meal solutions.

Starting next month, CVS is introducing an expanded assortment of more than 140 better-for-you snacks, including more than 60 that are completely new to CVS shelves. The assortment includes popular national and niche brands like LesserEvil, SkinnyDipped, Soley and more – as well as choices that cater to dietary preferences and offer new flavor combinations. Shoppers can find a variety of organic and plant-based options, zero-sugar-added options, meat and cheese snacks, grab-and-go bars, and bold flavors to satisfy their cravings and help them stay fueled with healthier options throughout the day, especially when afternoon hunger hits.

Product highlights include:

  • LesserEvil Organic No Cheese Cheesiness Popcorn (New to CVS);
  • Solely Organic Pineapple Fruit Jerky (New to CVS);
  • Quinn Paleo Friendly Grain Free Pretzel Chips (New to CVS);
  • Bobo’s Lemon Poppyseed Oat Bar (New to CVS);
  • Beanitos White Bean Chips, Hint of Lime (New to CVS);
  • KRAVE Sonoma Style BBQ Zero Sugar Jerky (New to CVS);
  • SkinnyDipped Lemon Bliss Almonds (New to CVS);
  • Quest Loaded Taco Tortilla Style Protein Chips (New to CVS);
  • Ketologic Keto Crisps, Pizza (New to CVS); and
  • SkinnyPop Kettle Corn, Hint of Vanilla (New to CVS).

For convenient and quick access to these products, select food and grocery items are available in-store and on CVS.com as well as available for purchase and delivery through Instacart, DoorDash and Shipt, from select locations.

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