As part of its global expansion efforts, Kontos Foods heads to Cologne, Germany, to showcase its entire range of products, including recently launched items
Paterson, N.J. – Oct. 3, 2017 –Kontos Foods, Inc., (www.kontos.com) a U.S.- based manufacturer and distributor of traditional artisan breads and Mediterranean specialty foods, today announced that as part of its ongoing effort to expand its export business, the company will be showcasing its full line of Pita & Flatbreads, Fillo doughs and related pastries at Anuga 2017: Taste the Future, a Food and Beverage show in Cologne, Germany, Oct. 7-11.
Visiting the Kontos Foods’ booth at the Anuga show, USA Pavilion – Booth #C-41 (Hall 4.2), attendees will be able to see Kontos Foods’ over 50 varieties of Flatbread, including the top-selling Pocket-Less Pita®, Greek Lifestyle Flatbread®, Gyro breads, grilled Panini breads, Various Nan breads, All-Natural, French-Style Crepes, and other ethnic flatbreads. New items to be introduced include a 2-pack Pizza Crust, a 2-pack 9-inch Pre-Grilled Panini Bread, a 2-pack Cocktail Flatbread. The Anuga show is one of the largest trade shows, with roughly 160,000 visitors coming to check out products from more than 7,400 exhibitors.
The company will also be showcasing Kontos Foods’ Fillo dough of varying thicknesses, as well as Kataifi dough–finely spun strands of dough that add golden crunch to seafood and dessert dishes. Attendees will be able to sample several Kontos’ products, including Kontos Foods’ ready-made International Pastry Puffs (aka Greek Loukoumades).
“Europe is an exciting market for us, with restaurants and consumers who are excited about the idea of bread as the basis of delicious appetizers, sandwiches and entrees,” said Steve Kontos, Vice President of Kontos Foods. “Chefs and home cooks both appreciate the creativity of our breads and wraps–with flavors such as spinach, pesto, roasted red pepper, jalapeño and cilantro, onion, and sun-dried tomato basil. In the European market, we also find that consumers value our wholesome ingredients, including white and whole wheat flour, flax, olive oil, and fresh herbs.”
Kontos sells its products to retailers and foodservice establishments across North America and globally. Find Kontos Foods 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, NJ-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 40 varieties of multi-ethnic flatbreads. Kontos, which has over 200 employees and was founded by Evripides (Evris) Kontos together with his son Steven, together bring over 100 years’ experience in the premium food industry. Kontos products are Made in the USA. To learn more, visit www.kontos.com, or call (973) 278-2800.
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