NakedPizza Signs 50-Unit Deal

According to Nation’s Restaurant News, “NakedPizza, the single-unit healthful pizza concept that has attracted heavy-hitting investors, has signed a 50-unit development deal for South Florida, including Miami.”

“The deal is with Florida NKP LLC, which a Naked Pizza spokesman said on Monday is led by an international team of multi-unit foodservice veterans who have operated more than 77 fast-food, casual and fine-dining concepts throughout Latin America and Florida. At press time, information on the executives involved and the brands they have operated was unavailable.Investors in NakedPizza, which is known as a social-media-savvy, “functional food” take-out and pizza delivery brand, include Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and The Kraft Group LLC, a privately held company based in Foxborough, Mass., with investments in professional sports, including the New England Patriots and Gillette Stadium, as well as manufacturing and real-estate development. In September 2009, The Kraft Group aligned itself with NakedPizza’s growth through an investment deal, terms of which were undisclosed.”

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