There's Something Missing from Michael's Famous Cookie Dough:
For immediate release: Oct. 14, 2005
Contact: Debbie Camp, (858) 578-0888
SAN DIEGO - Starting on Nov. 1, there will be something missing from
Michaelís Cookies famous Cookie Dough, but it wonít be
either the flavor or the quality of these award-winning
Michaelís Cookies announced today that its entire line of
cookie dough, distributed nationally to some of the
hospitality industryís most recognized names, will be zero
grams trans-fats. This step makes Michaelís one of the
first domestic cookie dough manufacturers to offer a full
line of zero grams trans-fat products, including their
baked, traditional, and sugar-free cookies.
ďMichaelís Cookies is excited to be one of the very first
manufacturers of gourmet cookie dough to offer our customers
a zero grams trans-fat product line that sacrifices none of
the flavor or quality of the original,Ē said Michaelsí
Cookies Founder, Michael Radeczki. ďWith our products
distributed by so many leading hotels and other outlets, we
have a responsibility to offer a range of products so our
customers have more healthy choices. This product line is
the result of a long development process to create a
healthier cookie dough that is indistinguishable from the
Trans-fats are created when hydrogen is added to liquid oil
(a process called hydrogenation), creating a solid fat, like
shortening. The Federal Food and Drug Administration
says, "trans-fat raises low-density lipoprotein or 'bad'
cholesterol levels, which increases risk of coronary heart
disease." In its new dough formulation, Michaelís Cookies
utilizes non-hydrogenated shortening with zero grams
About Michaelís Cookies
Founded in 1987, Michael's Cookies provides ready-to-bake
frozen cookie dough to elite purveyors throughout the US.
Why cookies? If you ask Michael, he'll explain how
cookies are the perfect comfort food, helping customers
recall fond childhood memories.
Michael's Cookies mission is twofold: First, to produce
cookies so good that they're the closest a customer can come
to fresh-from-the-oven homemade. Second, to instill
the notion that gourmet cookies like these can't be found
just anywhere. Only the finest venues serve Michael's
Michael's Cookies has succeeded with both endeavors as
business continues to grow steadily, primarily through the
word-of-mouth referrals of satisfied customers. Today,
Michael's Cookies offers more than 20 premium flavors served
by some of the hospitality industry's most recognized names.
Since opening its doors, Michael's Cookies has become a
recognized hallmark in the hospitality industry, capturing
First Place for Best Product in Outstanding Food Service, at
the National Association for Specialty Foods New York Trade
Show and the American Taste Award conferred by the American
Tasting Institute of San Francisco.
With its superior selection of all-natural, certified kosher
ingredients, wide variety of flavors, advanced packaging,
and high emphasis on customer satisfaction, Michael's
Cookies is the cookie of choice among discriminating gourmet
chefs and quality food service establishments.
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