Pizza News

Pizza Express to Renegotiate a £1.2 Billion Debt

Bloomberg reports that the Pizza Express hired financial adviser Houlihan Lokey Inc. to prepare for debt renegotiation with creditors. The casual dining chain has £465 million ($573 million) of secured bonds due August 2021 and £200 million of unsecured notes due 2022.  The latter is a loan repayable to Pizza … More

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Pizza-Flavored Ice Cream Is ‘Surprisingly Not Disgusting’

Adding real pizza flavor to non-pizza dishes, especially sweets, is a tricky proposition.  The infamous vomit-flavored jelly bean stemmed from Jelly Belly’s failed attempts at encapsulating pizza flavor within little sugar beans. Related: To Eat or Not to Eat: Pizza Flavored Candy Canes But, according to the News Observer, … More

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U.S. Pizza Team Travels to Spain for Pizza-Making Competition

U.S. Pizza Team (USPT) members will compete in the “Pizza por Pasión” Spanish Pizza Championship in Granada, Spain, on Monday, October 8. Team members representing the U.S. include Gino Rago and Bruno Brunetti of Panino’s Pizza in Chicago; Dave Sommers of Mad Mushroom in West Lafayette, Ind.; and Sean Dempsey … More

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This Pizza-Making Robot Can Reportedly Make 300 Pies an Hour

The pizza-making robot is a thing of the future that is quickly becoming present-day with the unveiling of a compact pizza-making machine that can churn out hundreds of 12-inch pies. Picnic, a Seattle-based technology start-up, describes it as the industry’s first-ever “intelligent end-to-end automated assembly platform for foodservice and hospitality … More