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Pizza trends to watch

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Middle Eastern cuisines are on the rise on restaurant menus, and emerging foods and flavors include za’atar and zhoug, according to foodservice trend experts Nancy Kruse, president of The Kruse Co., and Lizzy Freier, managing editor at Technomic, Inc., who presented trends and insights on May 19 at the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago. Toum, a Lebanese… Read more »

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Two Chefs of the Year crowned at Summit

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Canada’s top pizza makers were named at the Canadian Pizza Summit and Chef of the Year Competitions. This year two winners shared the title of Chef of the Year. Chef of the Year (Traditional) is Giuseppe Cortinovis of Ignite Pizzeria in Vancouver. Chef of the Year (Open) is Dean Litster of Armando’s Pizza in Windsor, Ont. Cortinovis’ pizza is called… Read more »

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Walmart Frozen Pizza Recalled Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

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RBR Meat Company, Inc., a Vernon, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 21,220 pounds of frozen pizza product that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The supreme frozen pizza item was produced on Feb. 23, 2017. The following product is subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF only)] 50.6-oz…. Read more »

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Silicon Valley’s robot-made-pizza startup promises to keep human employees when the robots take over

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The kitchen at Zume Pizza looks more like a manufacturing plant than the back room of a restaurant. Robots with swinging appendages dress up pizza crusts with marinara sauce made from locally grown tomatoes and toppings as the pies make their way down the conveyor belt. “We’re aco-botenvironment,” says Julia Collins, cofounder and co-CEO of Zume Pizza. At the Mountain View,… Read more »

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Gluten-free pizza grows

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New research from Mintel finds that following consumer demand, the number of pizzas launched globally with a gluten-free claim soared 58% between 2012 and 2015, a result of the growing demand for wheat alternatives.

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Domino’s Pizza opens 5,000th store outside of the U.S.

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Twenty-seven years after opening its first international store, Domino’s Pizza Inc. will open its 5,000th store outside of the U.S. The company operates more than 9,800 stores in 72 international markets.

The company is celebrating by presenting three stores with the symbolic title of Domino’s 5,000th international store. Grand opening celebrations will take place Thursday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Cologne, Germany; and Penang, Malaysia. Markets were selected to reflect the diverse, universal appeal of pizza worldwide. The markets also represent some of the newest and fastest-growing in the Domino’s Pizza global system.

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