Company: Nestle USA, Glendale, Calif.
Web site: www.hotpockets.com
Introduced: January
Distribution: National
Suggested Retail: $2.49 for a 9-oz., four pack; $12.99 for a 49.5-oz., 22 pack
Product Snapshot: New to the Hot Pockets lineup of frozen products is Sideshots. These snack-size sandwiches come with a soft-baked bun and are available in Mini Cheeseburger and Buffalo Chicken varieties. Both options contain zero trans fat.
Ingredients (Mini Cheeseburger): Unbleached enriched flour (wheat flour, malted barley flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), water, cooked beef patty crubmle (beef hamburger, water, textured vegetable protein [soy flour, caramel color], seasoning [salt, dextrose, hydrolyzed soy protein, onion powder, sodium phosphate, spices], soy protein concentrate, salt, natural flavor), part skim Mozzarella cheese with modified food starch (part skim Mozzarella cheese [pasteurized milk, cultures, salt, enzymes], modified food starch, flavor, annatto), imitation Cheddar cheese (water, modified food starch, casein, soybean oil, whey, contains 2% or less of salt, sodium aluminum phosphate, sodium phosphate, lactic acid, sodium citrate, natural flavor, sorbic acid [preservative], artificial color), seasoning (corn maltodextrin, whey, sugar, salt, onion powder, buttermilk powder, tomato powder, palm oil, granular cheese [milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes], corn syrup solids, sunflower oil, dehydrated mustard [vinegar, mustard seed, salt, extractives of turmeric], autolyzed yeast extract, modified corn starch, sodium phosphate, citric acid, spice, blue cheese [milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes], lactic acid, natural and artificial flavor, disodium inosinate and guanylate, sodium caseinate, extractives of paprika, extractives of turmeric, ascorbic acid and tocopherols [antioxidants]), sugar. Contains less than 2% of the following: partially hydrogenated soybean oil, yeast, modified food starch, salt, dough conditioner (calcium sulfate, distilled monoglycerides, salt, L-cysteine hydrochloride, garlic powder, tricalcium phosphate, enzymes, ascorbic acid, citric acid, BHT), sodium stearoyl lactylate, dried egg yolks, dried whey, soy flour. Contains: wheat, milk, egg and soy ingredients.