|OMAHA, Neb., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Omaha Steaks today announced the launch of a complete new line of gourmet burgers just in time for Memorial Day – the official start of summer grilling season. The new Omaha Steaks line includes fresh interpretations of classic burgers and innovative new burger offerings including brisket burgers, pork and bacon burgers, lamb burgers, veggie burgers and salmon burgers. More new burgers including turkey and bison are coming soon. The expansion of the Omaha Steaks burger line comes in response to customer requests for additional burger options.
Seriouseats.com, a family of websites dedicated to the celebration of food, reported that almost half of all Americans (48 percent) enjoy a burger once a week. According to a recent survey of the U.S. population conducted by Omaha Steaks, 75 percent of all respondents indicated that hamburgers top the menu of the most popular items to grill at home and are the essential item to serve on holidays like Father’s Day.
“Given the popularity of the burger, it is not surprising that burgers top the list of the items that consumers are grilling at home, ” said Senior Vice President, Todd Simon. “Omaha Steaks is excited to expand our burger line with these great new additions that offer something for everyone and make it more convenient than ever to enjoy a gourmet burger right at home.”