(Press release), April 26, 2013 — Paradise, the leading supplier of custom sauces for the pizza industry, announced it has partnered with the American Pizza Community. The group is a coalition of top pizza chains and companies focused on highlighting the importance of the pizza industry within American communities and promoting legislative policies that permit continued industry success.
The American Pizza Community, which was formed in 2012, includes members such as Domino’s Pizza, Godfather’s Pizza, Hungry Howie’s, International Pizza Hut Franchise Holders Association, Little Caesars and Papa John’s Pizza.
Collectively, the pizza community employs over 400,000 U.S. employees with restaurant locations in every state. Today there are more than 70,000 pizzerias in the US and over 3 billion pizzas are sold each year.
Ron Peters, President of Paradise, explains, “We are excited to be part of the American Pizza Community and look forward to helping promote the pizza industry for our customers and everyone supporting the pizza community, both nationally and locally. Next up is a June trip to Washington DC to address concerns about mandatory menu-labeling legislation passed in 2010."
As the industry leader in tomato-based and signature sauces, Paradise™ has been helping the top foodservice chains and industrial customers capitalize on the latest trends with custom sauces for pizza, pasta, marinara, hot sauce, barbeque and salsa as well as ethnic sauces for more than 20 years. With coast to coast coverage, Paradise offers both Packed-in-Season and All-Season Fresh Process™ products in pouches. For more information and to learn how Paradise can help get new menu ideas to market faster, visit www.paradisetomato.com.