Palermo’s Pizza, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is adding two gluten-free options under the Primo Thin Pizza line. The new gluten-free crust offerings, a first time offering for Palermo’s, are on a thin crust that bakes crispy on the bottom but maintains a soft bite. They are available in two new flavors: Cheese and Roasted Vegetable. The Cheese Pizza has a classic marinara sauce, mozzarella, white cheddar, Parmesan, and Romano cheeses. The Roasted Vegetable Pizza has marinara sauce, red, green and yellow peppers, red onions, and mozzarella, Parmesan, and Romano cheeses.
The new Quest Meat Lover’s Loaded Pizza comes topped with mozzarella cheese, spicy Italian sausage, Canadian style bacon, uncured pepperoni and smoked bacon. The Quest Meat Lover’s Loaded Pizza has 22g of protein and 5g net carbs* per serving, and features a custom-made flourless crust, rich in protein. Each pizza is 270 calories per serving, 810 for an entire pizza.
Three new flavors join the Palermo’s Pizza lineup this month as the Milwaukee-based frozen pizza manufacturer continues to innovate across its portfolio. Palermo’s Primo Thin is introducing a Combination, Pepperoni and Sausage, flavor and Palermo’s Neighborhood Pizzeria is launching Chicken Alfredo and 4 Meat flavors.
Banza has announced its largest category expansion to date with the introduction of its frozen pizza made with a chickpea crust. The new product reinforces Banza's commitment to making nutritious foods more accessible by upgrading America's favorite foods traditionally made with wheat, corn, or rice, by using chickpeas.
Cappello's, the makers of frozen-fresh, simple, real-ingredient foods, announced the closing of a significant funding round led by Alliance Consumer Growth ("ACG"), a prominent consumer- and retail-focused growth equity firm that has made significant contributions to the food and beverage world with investments in popular brands such as KRAVE Jerky, BarkTHINS, EVOL Foods, Blaze Pizza and Shake Shack.
American Flatbread has launched of a new line of plant-based, frozen pizzas called Meatless Evolution. The line, which includes vegetarian and vegan options, has been one of the most highly requested items by American Flatbread consumers. Their latest lineup appeals to consumers looking to limit their meat intake.
Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc. — a subsidiary of Schwan’s Company that offers trusted retail brands throughout the frozen-food category — has pushed forward in its innovation efforts and will launch five new products under the Red Baron, Freschetta, Edwards and Pagoda brands by October 2020.
Larger facility will also bring 225 new jobs to Salina, Kansas, and will continue to produce Tony's and Red Baron frozen pizzas.
August 11, 2020
The new facility will result in up to 225 new, full-time jobs by 2023 in Salina and include automated state-of-the-art pizza-production lines, shipping and receiving docks, and office space. The company already employs 1,125 people at its current 550,000-square-foot production facility and distribution center in Salina. Additional projects are planned for the Salina site over the next several years as Schwan’s plans for continued growth in the company’s pizza business, representing an investment of several hundred million dollars in total.
Check out the January 2021 edition of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods, featuring the 2021 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year, Greenleaf Foods; read about the company and the plant. Also, we have alternative proteins, cold storage and COVIC-19 vaccines, new retail products, and much more!