SOLON, Ohio, July 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventy-five percent of pizza lovers enjoy pan-style pizza.1 But, pizza fans couldn't have a crispy, baked fresh from their own oven, pan-style pizza…until now. New DIGIORNO Crispy Pan Pizza is baked in its own pan fresh from your oven and topped with edge to edge cheese for a crust that is crispy and caramelized on the outside and soft and tender inside.
"We set out to create a one-of-a-kind pizza that responded to a desire for a crispy pan pizza straight from the oven," said Mike Niethammer, Vice President of Marketing, Pizza & Snacking, Nestlé USA. "Our bakery experts met the challenge head on, developing a recipe that uses heat technology to bake each pizza to crust perfection in its own specialized pan, and consumers are raving about it."
DIGIORNO Crispy Pan Pizza is made with 100 percent real cheese, a preservative-free crust and no artificial flavors. Four 12" x 8" delicious varieties – Pepperoni, Four Cheese, Supreme and Three Meat – are rolling out to grocery stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $8.49 (prices vary by retailer). Each pizza comes with an exclusive single-use baking pan.
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Bringing even more enjoyment to the frozen pizza aisle, DIGIORNO is launching additional products this year that complement fun evenings or relaxing moments at home — from snack-sized delights to gluten-free pizza made with no GMO ingredients.2
New DIGIORNO Pizza Buns are the perfect choice for a delicious and savory snack. Cooked to be golden brown on the outside and soft and airy on the inside, they're stuffed with ingredients like Italian sausage, pepperoni and real mozzarella cheese:
- Five Cheese: Stuffed with Asiago, Romano, Parmesan, mozzarella and ricotta cheeses.
- Pepperoni: Stuffed with pepperoni, mozzarella and chunky tomato sauce.
- Italian Style Supreme: Stuffed with Italian sausage, pepperoni, onions, black olives, mozzarella and red and green peppers.
- Spinach Artichoke: Stuffed with spinach and artichoke with a three cheese blend.
DIGIORNO Pizza Buns are available now at select retailers nationwide for a suggested retail price of $3.99 (prices may vary by retailer).
Ultra Thin Crust Pizza
The first-ever DIGIORNO gluten-free product is a thin crust pizza made with carefully selected no GMO ingredients.2 New DIGIORNO Ultra Thin Crust Pizza features a crispy and delicately thin crust and features high-quality toppings:
- Four Cheese: Topped with 100 percent real premium mozzarella cheese, Parmesan, Asiago and Romano cheeses.
- Sausage Supreme: Topped with Italian sausage, green and red bell peppers, onions and 100 percent real premium mozzarella cheese.
DIGIORNO Ultra Thin Crust Pizzas are available now at select local grocery stores for a suggested retail price of $6.49 (prices may vary by retailer).
Bacon & Cheese Stuffed Pizza
New DIGIORNO Bacon & Cheese Stuffed Pizzas offer the irresistible combination of DIGIORNO pizza crust stuffed with mouthwatering cheese and Applewood smoked bacon. Topped with a signature sauce made from scratch using California vine-ripened tomatoes, DIGIORNO Bacon & Cheese Stuffed Pizzas come in two varieties:
- Bacon Me Crazy: Topped with Applewood smoked bacon and salami with a bacon and mozzarella cheese stuffed crust.
- Aloha Bacon: Topped with ham, Applewood smoked bacon and pineapple with a bacon and mozzarella cheese stuffed crust.
DIGIORNO Bacon & Cheese Stuffed Pizzas are available now at grocery stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $8.49 (prices may vary by retailer).
Named among "The World's Most Admired Food Companies" in Fortune magazine for twenty consecutive years, Nestlé USA is committed to enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. By providing choices, from nutritious meals with LEAN CUISINE® to baking traditions with NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE,® Nestlé USA makes delicious, convenient, and nutritious food and beverages that make good living possible. With 2016 sales of $9.7 billion, Nestlé USA is part of Nestlé S.A. in Vevey, Switzerland — the world's largest food company — with 2016 sales of $91 billion. For product news and information, visit Nestleusa.com or Facebook.com/NestleUSA.
1: Datassentials MenuTrends Keynote Report, 1,248 respondents (Gen Population of pizza eaters), October 2014
2 SGS verified the Nestle process for manufacturing this product with no GMO Ingredients
SOURCE Nestle USA