Freschetta Pizza goes gluten-free

Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc. is introducing Freschetta® Gluten-Free Pizza in “4 Cheese Medley” and “Signature Pepperoni” varieties. The new product full of flavorful toppings will feature a light, airy and crispy gluten-free crust that the whole family — regardless of dietary restrictions — can enjoy.

“When it comes to pizza, sacrificing gluten should not mean that you have to sacrifice great taste,” said Bob Waldron, president, Schwan’s Consumer Brands. “Our Freschetta® Gluten-Free Thin and Crispy Crust Pizzas offer a delicious, quality pizza, and meet the dietary needs of consumers who are eliminating gluten from their diets.”

Made with the freshest ingredients, the Freschetta® Gluten-Free Pizza offers a unique, 100 percent real premium blend of cheese toppings, including mozzarella, fontina, parmesan and Asiago, combined with a rich, flavorful pizza sauce on the “4 Cheese Medley” variety and loads of pepperoni on the “Signature Pepperoni Pizza” variety.

In addition to its great taste, the new Freschetta® pizza is certified by the Celiac Sprue Association.

“Offering a certified gluten-free product gives our customers extra assurance thatFreschetta® Gluten-Free pizza is a product they can feel good about,” said Christina Meyer-Jax MS, RD, Principal Nutrition Scientist for The Schwan Food Company.

Freschetta® Gluten-Free Pizza is found in freezer aisles at local grocers and retails for $9.99.

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About Freschetta®:
Freschetta® pizzas are part of the national brand portfolio of Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc., the retail grocery subsidiary of The Schwan Food Company. Based in Bloomington, Minn. Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc. has marketed and distributed premium frozen foods since 1970. Its brands include Red Baron®, Freschetta® and Tony's® pizzas, Pagoda Express® snacks, entrees, and appetizers, Larry's® potatoes, and Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® pies and desserts. The brands are represented in more than 50,000 retail outlets across the United States. For more information about Freschetta®pizzas, visit