Caputo Cheese Launches New “Caprese” Slices

Melrose Park, Ill. (August 15, 2013) – Caputo Cheese, manufacturer and processor of fine Italian cheeses,announced the debut of their newest Fresh Mozzarella product, Caprese Slices. These pre-cut, thicker-style slices offer convenience, fresh quality and consistent size every time.

“After the successful launch of our 1 oz. Fettine slice back in 2005, we always knew that we would haveto accommodate the consumer with a thicker slice,” said Natale Caputo, president of Caputo Cheese. “So,we introduce the Caprese slice.”

Manufactured at their processing plant in Melrose Park, IL, Caputo Caprese Slices offer the perfect sizeand thickness for Caprese Salads. The product is available in a 1.31-pound (15/1.4 oz. slices) vacuumpackage without water. This product joins Caputo Cheese’s existing 1 ounce Fresh Mozzarella Slices, aswell as a large line of other Fresh Mozzarella products ranging in size from pearl to log-sized.“The Caprese slice, at exactly 1.4 oz., is the perfect size for that garden grown beefsteak tomato,” saidCaputo. “Furthermore, we have improved our packaging which allows a clear distinction of eachindividual slice. The Caprese slice is one of our finest Caputo products yet.”

Wiscon Corporation, owner of Caputo Cheese and Caputo Cheese Markets, has been a family traditionsince 1978. The company offers a full line of award-winning Caputo Fresh Mozzarella, as well as avariety of other fine cheeses including Parmesan, Romano and Asiago. Additional products includespices, vinegars, oils and pastas.

Wiscon Corporation encompasses numerous divisions including: Caputo Cheese Boston, Caputo CheeseSan Francisco, Caputo Cheese Milwaukee, Caputo Foods, as well as two Caputo Cheese Markets.Wiscon Corporation Headquarters are located at 2050 N. 15thAve., Melrose Park, IL 60160. For moreinformation, call708-450-0074, or