Ajinomoto Foods Of North America Launches New Cruncheros Rolled Tacos Under Its Posada® Brand

Ajinomoto Foods Of North America Launches New Cruncheros Rolled Tacos Under Its Posada® Brand

(Ontario, CA) – Globally-inspired foods are what consumers want from their favorite restaurants. New Posada® Cruncheros are bold, exciting, and craveable rolled tacos bringing together a trending fusion of flavors in a crunchy rolled taco shell that stays crispy and craveable longer than traditional tortilla.

“Posada is a brand that foodservice operators know and trust for extraordinary Latin flare. Our new Cruncheros line is loaded with exciting flavor fusions and spicy goodness,” says Michael Castagna, Vice-President of Marketing for AFNA. “Bold, exciting, craveable rolled tacos that are as easy as heat and serve to save time and labor is a major benefit to operators. Cruncheros are ideal as a shared appetizer for dine-in customers and have excellent hold times for takeout, delivery, or catering.”

A recent consumer survey by Datassential found that 75% of customers are looking forward to new foods and beverages on restaurant menus this year.

Posada® Cruncheros Nashville Hot Style Rolled Tacos

The Nashville Hot Style Chicken Rolled Tacos are stuffed with seasoned chicken, tomato paste, habanero, jalapeño, cayenne, paprika and cilantro and wrapped in a cayenne-flavored flour tortilla.

Posada® Cruncheros Chicken, Cheese, & Hatch Chile Rolled Tacos

The Chicken, Cheese and Hatch Chile Rolled Tacos are filled with seasoned chicken, Hatch green chiles, and jalapeño cheddar cheese. The freshly made flour tortilla is battered and filled end-to-end with the craveable filling.

Posada® Cruncheros Korean BBQ Style Beef Rolled Tacos

The Korean BBQ Style Beef Rolled Tacos are filled with seasoned beef, gochujang sauce, sesame seed oil, soy sauce, onions, and red chile peppers. The freshly made flour tortilla is coated in a seasoned batter and filled end-to-end with the sweet-heat filling.

A new Datassential survey of consumers found that more than half of Gen Z consumers are eager to try a new menu item just because it sounds exciting, and nearly half of Gen Z and Millennials want dishes that feature a fusion of flavors. Posada Cruncheros are the easy way to serve up new globally inspired menu items with unique flavor combinations that attracts Gen Z and Millennial customers.

Cruncheros are available through broadline distributors.

About Ajinomoto

Ajinomoto Foods North America makes it easy to menu the flavors of the world with premium frozen appetizers, handhelds, entrees and sides. With trusted industry brands that save time and labor, our products meet the needs of every operation. We offer a wide breadth of diverse products, flavors and platforms that serve an extensive range of operators and consumers. Our brands include: Fred’s for Starters® conventional appetizers, Posada® Latin menu items, Golden Tiger® Asian foods, as well as The Original Chili Bowl® and Whitey’sTM chili items and now Revel Eats, chef-inspired, elevated appetizers.

Ajinomoto Co. is a global manufacturer of high-quality seasonings, processed foods, beverages, amino acids, pharmaceuticals, and specialty chemicals. For many decades, Ajinomoto Co. has contributed to food culture and human health through wide-ranging application of amino acid technologies. Today, the company is becoming increasingly involved with solutions for improved food resources, human health, and global sustainability. Founded in 1909, the company now operates in 30 countries and regions. For more about Ajinomoto Co. (TYO: 2802).