HORSHAM, Pa., Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On Feb. 9, Thomas'®, the leading brand of pre-packaged grocery store bagels in the country, is celebrating the convergence of two of the tastiest and most popular food holidays, National Bagel Day and National Pizza Day, with the introduction of new, Limited Edition Pizza Flavored Bagels. This ultimate mashup of two of America's favorite foods features classic Italian flavors, including tomato, garlic, onion, basil and oregano — encouraging fans to take their pizza bagel experience to new heights.
No matter if you prefer your pizza bagel loaded with pepperoni or smothered in cheese, Thomas' new, limited edition flavor has made its debut coast to coast just in time for National Bagel Day and National Pizza Day, and will be available to fans for six weeks with a suggested retail price of $4.79. To take the National Bagel Day celebration to the next level, Thomas' is also releasing their brand new Limited Edition Party Cake Mini Bagels –- a sweet, sprinkle-filled treat to top off a truly tasty holiday.
"Bagels and pizza have always been a dynamic culinary duo and with National Bagel Day and National Pizza Day converging on the same date, we felt there was no better way to celebrate than by introducing a flavor that brings these two classics together," said Jon Silvon, Senior Marketing Director of Thomas' products. "The authentic, Italian pizzeria flavors of our new Pizza Flavored Bagels lend themselves perfectly to your next pizza bagel meal or snack. With Party Cake Mini Bagels also joining the celebration, we know this will be a day our fans will savor!"
In honor of these epic foodie holidays, Thomas' has also created several recipes to inspire fans to express their pizza bagel love at home. From traditional classics like the Veggie Pizza Bagel and Spicy Sausage Pizza Bagel, to sandwich crossovers like the Pepperoni Pizza Bagel Sandwich and even a way to satisfy America's continued obsession with all-day breakfast with the Ultimate Breakfast Pizza Bagel — there are infinite ways to celebrate the "hole"-iest of food holidays.
Thomas' will continue to spread the National Bagel Day love on its Facebook page by encouraging fans to share their #PizzaBagelin moment for a chance to win a Pizza Bagelin Party Prize Pack and one of 5,000 free bagel coupons on Feb. 9. Consumers looking to get in on the pizza bagel fun can visit Facebook.com/ThomasEnglishMuffinsandBagels and enter for a chance to win instantly. Fans can also head to ThomasBreads.com for even more pizza bagel recipe inspiration.
Thomas' dates back to 1880 when Samuel Bath Thomas created his original English Muffin in New York City using a secret process that included griddle baking to create a Nooks and Crannies® English Muffin. The company has since added bagels and breakfast breads, including a line of swirl breads, to its breakfast offerings. Today, Thomas' sells the #1 English Muffin and #1 grocery bagel in the U.S. For a full list of Thomas' products and where to buy them, please visit www.ThomasBreads.com.
- What do you get when you combine #NationalBagelDay + #NationalPizzaDay? NEW Thomas' Pizza Flavored Bagels! Time to celebrate! #PizzaBagelin
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