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Pizza’s pretty popular. Nearly 13% of Americans eat pizza on any given day, according to a survey from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. The report also factored in the nutrient contribution of pizza consumption.
To pizza and flatbread manufacturers, the secret to a great product goes way beyond the sauce. So what are the trends?
Gluten-free pizza now appears on 38% of menus offering gluten-free items. Pizza is the leading gluten-free dish, after salad, across all menus and all meal parts, according to Food Genius' research.
Tyson Foods, one of the world’s largest beef, chicken and pork processors and marketers, acquires the assets of Michigan pizza manufacturer Bosco’s Pizza Co.
Nestle USA plans to completely relocate its Northbrook, Ill.-based Nestle Pizza Division to Solon, Ohio, by mid-2014. The company’s pizza brands include DIGIORNO, California Pizza Kitchen, Tombstone and Jack’s.
Effective immediately, Dimitrios Smyrnios succeeds Gregory Flack as CEO of The Schwan Food Co.
Nestle S.A. is adding a Product Technology Center to its R&D facility in Solon, Ohio. The $53 million facility will focus on frozen and chilled foods.