Cook and Flavor Chicken for Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less with New Sauté Express™ Sauté Starter

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New product gives supermarket dairy aisle a major makeover Oct. 1

Sauté Express Sauté Starter in Garlic & Herb flavor

The entire family will be eager to sit down for dinner – and likely will ask for seconds – making Sauté Express™ Sauté Starter a win-win solution for moms.

Land O’Lakes is helping moms solve the 4 p.m. daily dinner dilemma with Sauté Express™ Sauté Starter, a new, all-in-one, seasoned butter and olive oil sauté starter that cooks and flavors chicken, fish or pork in one easy step. Found in the dairy aisle, each of the six 1-ounce squares in a package of Sauté Express™ Sauté Starter combines the fresh flavors of butter, olive oil, herbs and spices. By simply tossing the pre-measured, butter-based square into a heated, non-stick sauté pan, moms can cook an easy dinner in 30 minutes or less – no prep time required.

Butter usage is on the rise: Grocery-unit sales of butter grew 2.19 percent this year, and Euromonitor projects that butter will grow volume sales by 10 percent from 2011 to 2016. With four flavors to choose from – Garlic & Herb, Italian Herb, Savory Butter & Olive Oil and Lemon Pepper – Sauté Express™ Sauté Starter provides moms a variety of ways to use butter to cook quick, easy weeknight dinners. According to the Center for Marketing Intelligence’s Food Trends: Cooking 2012 report, families are eating more meals at home now than in previous years (72 percent in 2010 compared to 52 percent in 2003). For those who want a wholesome, delicious meal solution, visit for quick, easy dinner recipes for chicken, fish or pork for all four Sauté Express™ Sauté Starter flavors, including pasta dishes, pizzas, sandwiches and tacos, from the Land O’Lakes Test Kitchen.

“Cooking with Sauté Express™ Sauté Starter is a multisensory experience – from the bubbling and sizzling sights and sounds in the pan and the irresistible aroma of the herbs, spices and butter, to the light, savory flavor and texture of your finished meal,” said Becky Wahlund, test kitchen director at Land O’Lakes. “The entire family will be eager to sit down for dinner – and likely will ask for seconds – making Sauté Express™ Sauté Starter a win-win solution for moms.”

Sauté Express™ Sauté Starter has a suggested retail price of $3.79 for a single-flavor package of six 1-ounce squares. Each square cooks two chicken breasts, two pork chops or two fish fillets. Look for Sauté Express™ Sauté Starter in the supermarket dairy aisle.


About Land O’Lakes

Land O’Lakes, Inc. ( is a national, farmer-owned food and agricultural cooperative with annual sales of nearly $13 billion. The nation’s second-largest cooperative and number 210 on the Fortune 500, Land O'Lakes does business in all 50 states and more than 60 countries. It is a leading marketer of a full line of dairy-based consumer, foodservice and food ingredient products across the United States; serves its international customers with a variety of food and animal feed ingredients; and provides farmers and ranchers with an extensive line of agricultural supplies (feed, seed, and crop protection products) and services. Land O’Lakes also provides agricultural assistance and technical training in more than 25 developing nations. Visit Land O’Lakes on Facebook and on Twitter.

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