From the Editor

Cheese price volatility and price expectations

Cheese prices were undoubtedly volatile during 2003 and thus far in 2004, but that's not necessarily a surprising development, for a couple of reasons. First, cheese prices have shown extreme volatility almost every year since 1996. Simply put, the odds greatly favor volatile rather than flat or relatively flat prices. … More

From the Editor

Letter from the publisher

Food Network To Air U.S. Pizza Team Sunday night, March 21st, 9 p.m. Eastern, get ready. The US Pizza Team is about to become a household term. See page 54 and see how your pizza store or business can leverage this publicity into increased pizza sales for your pizza business … More

From the Editor

Letter from the publisher

I hope you'll find the first-ever PMQ's The Pizza Pages issue one you'll want to keep around all year long. That was the idea behind it. One part buyers guide, one part first aid kit and one part marketing and planning calendar to keep your pizza sales building efforts on … More

From the Editor

Letter from the publisher

Calling All Healthy Pizza Ideas PMQ is finally doing it! Our very own pizza show –  done exactly the way we've always wanted to do one. PMQ is very proud to announce that on November 2nd and 3rd of 2004, PMQ will be producing the New York Pizza Show. It … More

From the Editor

Letter from the publisher

PMQ would like to create and share with you a much-needed library of practical pizza-specific business information, which we think can be of great benefit to pizza operators and our industry vendors alike. GMA Research, an independent food industry research firm, has been commissioned to conduct the first of its … More

From the Editor

Letter from the publisher

U.S. Pizza Team Stuns Italians How proud and appreciative we are of our U.S. Pizza Team members and Sponsors for their extraordinary accomplishments at the 2003 World Pizza Championship in Salsomaggiore Italy. Once again, we would like to give a special thanks to our sponsors. Without them, none of this … More

From the Editor

Letter from the publisher

PMQ decided that New York City should be the home of the U.S. Pizza Team Acrobatic Trials. In doing this we were hoping we could create some publicity for the pizza industry by bringing the excitement and theatre of a great pizza competition to the birthplace of American pizza. It … More

From the Editor

Letter from the publisher

_____Goes to Italy (Your name could be here) PMQ is looking for the best in our industry to represent the United States at the 12th Annual World Pizza Championship in Salsomaggiore, Italy, this coming April. The U.S. Pizza Team Acrobatic Trials will be held in New York City on January … More