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Are dating sites the new social media marketing?

We’ve got to hand it to Pizza Hut … clever marketing tactics bring in the bucks for the Texas-based pizza chain. The company’s latest stunt? Setting up an OKCupid account for the brand, according to an article in Time. For those unaware, OKCupid is an online dating site that pairs would-be suitors together. Seriously. CheckMore »

USDA releases American pizza consumption study

pepperoni pizza

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Surveys Research Group has presented findings on the “Consumption of Pizza” in America this month. This report presents results on American pizza consumption among U.S. children and adults during 2007-2010 by gender, age, and race/ethnicity. Highlights from the USDA report include: About 1 in 8 Americans consumed pizza onMore »

Jet’s debuts heart-shaped pizza

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – For the first time ever, Michigan-based Jet’s Pizza will offer heart-shaped pizzas February 9-15 as a Valentine’s Day promotion. The 8-slice pizza is made with hand-tossed round dough and will be available at participating Jet’s locations nationwide. The cost for a premium mozzarella cheese and one toppingMore »

zpizza tantalizes pizza lovers’ taste buds with heart-shaped pizzas this Valentine’s Day

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – This Valentine’s Day, zpizza will offer pizza lovers heart-shaped Brick Oven Baked and Take N Bake pizzas in honor of the national holiday for loved ones. zpizza’s fresh and eclectic pizza selections–including popular picks such as cheese and pepperoni as well as Creation Pizzas –– Napoli, ZBQ, Tuscan, Provence andMore »

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers to open new Jacksonville, Florida, location

Mellow Mushroom Bakers will open in the Shoppes of Avondale in Jacksonville, Florida, on Monday, February 10th, at 3611 St. John’s Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida, 32205. This Mellow will offer a warm, welcoming ambiance which incorporates the history that occurred in this very spot. “We are thrilled to bring Mellow Mushroom to Avondale,” states owner JohnMore »

British pizzeria owner unveils world’s spiciest pizza

Jame Broderick and world spiciest

James Broderick, owner of Little Italy Pizza Company in the small English town of Sleaford, has unveiled what he hopes will be the world’s spiciest pizza. His secret sauce contains the world’s hottest chili, registering 12 million units on the scoville heat scale, according to Yahoo New UK. Watch as Broderick describes his fiery creation:More »

Domino’s Pizza celebrates handmade pan pizza, passion for handmade art in new campaign

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Team members at Domino’s Pizza are celebrating their handmade talents –– beyond just Handmade Pan Pizza –– in a national campaign beginning this week. The stars of the campaign are actual Domino’s team members who not only share their passion for crafting Handmade Pan Pizza, but alsoMore »