Sam's Club® Mexico Welcomes UNO's® Deep Dish 'Con Los Brazos Abiertos' With A Major Retail Pizza Distribution Deal

New Business Opportunities Herald Major Expansion

May 17, 2012, 17:16 ET from UNO Restaurant Holdings Corporation

BOSTON, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mexico has truly welcomed UNO® with open arms as the company's retail arm, Uno Foods, gained access to that country's consumers hungering for authentic deep dish by gaining distribution at Sam's Clubs® throughout the country. Sam's Club will carry UNO's signature deep dish pizza along with artisan thin crust varieties and other popular items.

Frank Guidara, CEO of UNO, said, "Sam's Club is exactly the kind of retail partner we seek and appreciate:  they're committed to excellence, hold rigorous quality standards and are renowned for the value they offer. Further, the language of UNO is understood around the globe."

"The retail and foodservice sides of our business are just as critical as our restaurant business.  Breaking bread with family and friends is important and we like that UNO can be enjoyed virtually anywhere, offering the consumer what they want, when and in the way they want it," continued Guidara. "Whether out of-this-world deep dish or any of our other products, people love our food. And if the sales in Sam's Clubs across Mexico are any indication, the folks south of the border are already fluent in 'UNO'."


UNO Restaurant Holdings Corporation includes 150 company-owned and franchised restaurants located in 24 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, South Korea, the United Arab Emirates, Honduras, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, and approximately 9,000 employees worldwide. Based in Boston, UNO's mission is to deliver intensely flavorful, delicious and nutritious food in an environment of heartfelt hospitality, and was named America's Healthiest Chain Restaurant by Health magazine. The company also operates a fast casual café concept called Uno Due Go, a quick service concept called Uno Express and a consumer packaged foods business, called Uno Foods, which supplies airlines, movie theaters, hotels, airports, travel plazas, schools and supermarkets with both frozen and refrigerated private-label foods and Uno branded products. For more information, visit


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