Europe Retail Packing BV from Poeldijk, Holland, released a DIY Pesto Kit available in the Netherlands from this week and in time for the Holiday Season. It contains fresh, Class 1 and handpicked ingredients such as Genovese Basil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Pine & Mixed Nuts, Aged Parmesan Cheese and Fresh Garlic.
It has a total preparation time of 2 minutes, produce 165 Grams of highly delicious, fresh and healthy Pesto sauce. The DIY Pesto Kits do not require any special storage conditions and are essentially recommended to be kept at ambient/room temperatures.
According to Omer Kamp of Europe Retail Packing (ERP): “Some healthy and nutritious products can definitely and without any doubt in mind be tremendously yummy and highly demanded by everyone including young toddlers from 3 years old and up…”.
Raymond Van Der Burgh of ERP continues by saying that one of those products is Pesto. “This remarkable yet simple to prepare sauce has become a staple in any kitchen and/or restaurant. Its wide array of possible applications place it as one of the most versatile ingredients in the culinary world today.”
ERP dedicated countless hours to develop and introduce to the market its own version. “We have taken advantage of our extensive experience within the fresh produce industry to bring together the best ingredients possible and have even gone to the resolution of using dedicated Basil varieties of higher Brix Levels with no stalky nor woody fibers. Make no mistake about it, the proper combination of these exclusive raw materials produces an exquisite flavor and texture that would grab you by the hook and addict anyone who tries it out,” stated Wessel Prins of ERP.
ERP point out that besides adding fresh flavor, Pesto has health benefits. “For those mistakenly fearing the high calorie and fat levels in Pesto, please keep in mind that this fat is unsaturated and therefore, possess many health benefits and lots of antioxidants”, concluded Kamp.
Commercial benefits for Pesto
ERP is aiming for consistency in supply. “We have programmed and allocated fields scattered in various geographical locations to ensure, beyond all doubts, that supply will always remain stable and consistent 365 days a year, no exceptions and no excuses. Our clients must understand that this product is here to stay, it is not a seasonal glitch but rather a solid mainstream product”, declared Van Der Burgh. The packaging used to promote the kit meets most of the Environmental and Food Safety requirements. According to Steenbergen, the entire packing process, from A to Z, is under strict supervision that allows no compromises.
“The best way to treat ourselves for the New Year would be by caring for our health and yes, if we can do it and enjoy it at the same time then we have a winner,” concluded Steenbergen.