Words Impact Consumer Buying Patterns

New Culinary Visions® Panel study reveals most enticing food descriptors.   (Chicago, July 14, 2015) Specific descriptive words, including ‘fresh’, ‘local’, ‘homemade’ and ‘natural’, would entice the majority of consumers to purchase food from either a restaurant or store, according to a recent study by the Culinary Visions® Panel.  This exclusive online consumer research studyMore »

American Pizza Community responds to FDA menu-labeling rule delay

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has extended its compliance date for the final rule requiring disclosure of certain nutrition information for standard menu items in certain restaurants and retail food establishments to December 1, 2016. The FDA menu-labeling rule applies to a restaurant or similar retail food establishment that is a part of aMore »

Scott Wiener to be featured in a documentary

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Pizza Today’s Man on the Street and owner of Scott’s Pizza Tours Scott Wiener is being featured in a full-length documentary. “Scott’s Pizza Tours: A Documentary” chronicles the pizza historian, pizza enthusiast, columnist for Pizza Today and author of Viva La Pizza! The Art of the Pizza Box,  Guinness World Record holder for his collectionMore »

AIB International to host Practical Pizza Production Technology seminar

AIB International will host its Practical Pizza Production Technology seminar on October 12 through 15 in Manhattan, Kansas. Baking professionals are covering everything from ingredient functionality, freezing techniques, take-and-bake options, and health trends in this course that has been totally redesigned to incorporate more hands-on practice. They will also provide instruction on how pans, tools,More »

Livability offers a surprising ‘Top 10 Best Foodie Cities 2015′ list

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Coral Gables, Florida; Omaha, Nebraska; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Duluth, Minnesota and Rockville, Maryland round out the top five in Livability.com’s “Top 10 Best Foodie Cities 2015” list. This list is a deviation from others who cite many of the country’s largest major metropolitan cities like New York City, San Francisco or Los Angeles as the bestMore »

Papa John’s Smashes Guinness World Records Title for Most People Tossing Pizza Dough

Papa John's employees get stuck in tossing pizza dough as they officially break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the most number of people tossing pizza dough at once. (PRNewsFoto/Papa John's)

LONDON, June 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Central London was covered in flour and dough earlier today as Papa John’s staff broke a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title to celebrate the launch of the pizza chain’s 300th store in the UK. Lead by Papa John’s Founder and CEO, John Schnatter, an army of record-breakers descended on London’sMore »

Marco’s Pizza Launches Fundraising Campaign For Youth Camping

Saturday, June 27 is the Great American Backyard Campout, a day for kids to experience the wonders of camping.  Marco's Pizza is launching a fundraising campaign to help kids across the country participate in camping events by distributing 300,000 Camp Fundraiser Cards.  (PRNewsFoto/Marco's Pizza)

Distributes 300,000 Camp Fundraising Cards Across the Country   TOLEDO, Ohio, June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — June is National Camping Month, a time when kids hit the trails and set up tents to experience the great outdoors.  But for some, the cost of overnight camping prevents them from participating.  Marco’s® Pizza has created a fundraising programMore »

Massive Care Package to Reach Troops Overseas for July 4 Celebrations Thanks to DHL and Pizzas 4 Patriots

Thousands of pizzas, courtesy of Rich Products Corporation, on their way to U.S. servicemen and women in Afghanistan and Kuwait   PLANTATION, Fla. & CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A slice of American pie — pizza pie that is — will reach nearly 10,000 troops serving in Afghanistan in honor of America’s Independence Day and their service to ourMore »

The Daily Meal’s ‘101 Best Pizzas in America’ adds online voting

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This year, the national ranking is factoring in online votes That’s right. All of your pizza-loving customers can now go online and cast their votes for the ‘101 Best Pizzas in America’ presented by the Daily Meal. Check out the announcement. The list will still use the same methodology as previous years with input fromMore »

Chicagoland’s Nick’s Pizza & Pub Celebrates Milestone Anniversaries

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Twenty years ago, former construction worker Nick Sarillo opened the doors to Nick’s Pizza & Pub in Chicago’s northwest suburb of Crystal Lake as a place for families to gather, kids to play and parents to relax. Ten successful years later, he opened the second Nick’s Pizza & Pub in nearby Elgin. With a strongMore »