Company: Columbus Foods, Hayward, CA


Columbus Foods' Pizza Naturale pizzas

Introduced: February

Distribution: Regional (Southwest)

Suggested Retail: $7.99 to $9.99 for a 6.19- to 6.84-pound pizza

Product Snapshot: Artisan salame maker Columbus Foods recently launched a new product category: all-natural, handcrafted, ready-to-bake pizza. The Pizza Naturale line features three, 12-inch pies made with RBST-free cheese, vine-ripened California tomatoes and uncured meats. Four Cheese is topped with a blend of mozzarella, provolone, Parmesan and Romano cheeses. Uncured Pepperoni has all-natural, uncured pepperoni. Uncured Piccante Salame & Sausage boasts Italian sausage and Columbus’ uncured Piccante salame.