Freschetta Introduces Three New Pizza Varieties

New Flavors Feature a Twist on the Classic Cheese, a Meat Lover’s New Favorite and a Pizza Made in the Style of a Classic Sandwich

MINNEAPOLIS--()--Continuing its innovation in pizzeria-style pizzas, Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc. launches Freschetta Brick Oven® Chicken Club Pizza, Freschetta® Naturally Rising Margherita Pizza and Freschetta® Naturally Rising Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza.

From the makers of Freschetta® pizza, the new Chicken Club variety features premium white-meat chicken, cured and smoked bacon, vine-ripened tomatoes, spinach and a unique white sauce, all on a Brick Oven™ crust. The traditional Italian-style artisan crust comes from high-heat ovens, resulting in a crust that is crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. The new Freschetta Brick Oven® pizza boasts fresh ingredients, edge to edge that will please the whole family.

“With the introduction of Chicken Club to the Freschetta Brick Oven® line, Schwan’s Consumer Brands is taking traditional to a new level, with a distinctive, homemade-style crust that complements the toppings that consumers love,” said Bob Waldron, Schwan’s Consumer Brands president. “From the entry of our first Brick Oven-style pizza in 2001, our Freschetta® products have proven time and again to be a pizza-category game changer.”

In addition to the new Chicken Club pizza, the makers of Freschetta® pizza are launching the Naturally Rising Margherita Pizza made on the signature crust that resembles fresh-baked bread — crispy on the outside, light and airy on the inside. Additionally, the new Naturally Rising Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza is loaded with premium pepperoni mixed with hand-pinched-style sausage for an unsurpassed, fresh-tasting pizza.

Freschetta® pizzas feature only premium ingredients: 100 percent real and all-natural cheeses, never cheese fillers; olive oil and sea salt; sauces made from ripe tomatoes and generously sliced vegetables picked at their peak and flash-frozen to ensure the freshest taste and to preserve valuable nutrients; and the finest meats, like special-recipe pepperoni, seasoned sausage and lean Canadian-style bacon. The new Freschetta® pizzas retail for $6.69 and are available in the frozen-food section of grocers nationwide.

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 www.Freschetta.com.

Contacts

Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc.
Media Contacts:
Lauren Halgerson, 952-841-2622
Lauren.Halgerson@schwans.com
or
Jamie Evans, 212-539-3224
Jamiee@mbooth.com

From the Makers of Freschetta (Graphic: Schwan's Consumer Brands)

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Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc. launches three new flavors to its Freschetta brand

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Contacts

Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc.
Media Contacts:
Lauren Halgerson, 952-841-2622
Lauren.Halgerson@schwans.com
or
Jamie Evans, 212-539-3224
Jamiee@mbooth.com