Kontos Foods Donates Over 130 Cases of Food to the Community Food Bank of NJ

Kontos offers its neighbors in need 10 different types of bread, as well as festive cookies, ahead of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays

Paterson, N.J. – Dec. 22, 2015 – Kontos Foods, Inc. (www.kontos.com), a U.S.-based manufacturer and distributor of traditional Greek and Mediterranean foods, today announced that the company has donated over 130 cases of flatbread and Greek cookies to the Community Food Bank of New Jersey, an organization dedicated to fighting hunger and poverty in New Jersey.

This holiday season, Kontos Foods donated 10 different types of flatbread, including its White Pocket-Less Pita, Multi-Grain Flatbread, Grilled Panini Bread, ethnic Tandoori Nan and Pico de Gallo Pan Plano, made with jalapeño, cilantro, tomatoes, onions, and spices. The company also presented the Community Food Bank with festive butter cookies, Koulourakia, to help needy families celebrate the holidays.

“In our immediate community, and throughout all of New Jersey, thousands of families are struggling to make ends meet. This holiday season, we hope our donation to the Community Food Bank of New Jersey will make life a bit brighter for our neighbors in need,” said Steve Kontos, vice president of Kontos Foods.

Warren Stoll, marketing director at Kontos Foods, added: “The Community Food Bank of New Jersey fills the emptiness caused by hunger with food, help and hope. The organization does an incredible job serving food insecure families in New Jersey, and we are grateful to be partnering with them to help make a difference.”

Kontos Foods, based in Paterson, N.J., sells its products to retailers and foodservice establishments across North America and several other countries. Find Kontos on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Kontosfoods and follow the company on Twitter @KontosFoods.

About Kontos Foods
Founded in 1987, Kontos Foods, Inc. is a Paterson, N.J.-based provider of traditional Mediterranean foods for restaurants, hotels, food service, retail specialty stores and supermarkets worldwide. The family-owned company specializes in hand-stretched Flatbreads, including the Kontos Pocket-Less Pita®, Fillo dough, pastries, olives, gyro meats, and Greek yogurts, as well as over 50 varieties of multi-ethnic Flatbreads. Kontos, which has over 225 employees and was founded by Evripides (Evris) Kontos with his son Steven, together bring over 100 years’ experience in the premium food industry. The company’s bread and Fillo products are made in the USA. Visit www.kontos.com or call (973) 278-2800.

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Warren Stoll
Kontos Foods Inc.
(973) 278-2800, ext. 326