Kontos will be unveiling its new ‘Greek Taverna’ and sampling flatbreads and pastry desserts
Paterson, New Jersey – May 18, 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 the company will be exhibiting at the NRA Show 2017, the International Foodservice Marketplace, put on by the National Restaurant Association May 20-23 at McCormick Center in Chicago.
Come visit Kontos Foods at #2048, which will be showing off its completely new display—fashioned after a rustic Greek Taverna, reflecting the company’s mission to make food that tastes fresh and authentic like bakers did over a century ago. Kontos Foods will be featuring its entire range of offerings including its over 50 types of Flatbread, and Fillo products, such as baklava. It will also feature its 12-inch Gluten-Free Pre-Grilled Wraps, which are wheat-free, gluten-free, wraps specifically developed to fit the needs of individuals who are looking for gluten alternatives. Ideal for wrap sandwich making, the gluten-free wraps are made with Pre-Grilled marks for your convenience, and are trans fat free and 100 percent vegetarian. Kontos will also be sampling its new Greek yogurt jalapeño dip.
The NRA Show attracts buyers from all 50 states and 110 different countries. The show is targeted at food service industry, which had an estimated $783 billion in sales last year.
“The NRA Show is the biggie—over 45,000 buyers with sizable budgets are walking aisles of the McCormick Center. This is a phenomenal way for Kontos to expand its customer base and get exposure with new outlets. All potential customers have to do is taste our flatbreads, hand-stretched for fluffiness, or delicate pastry products, and they’re hooked,” said Steve Kontos, vice president of Kontos Foods.
Other items on display include the new Cocktail Flatbread, Kontos Foods’ top-selling Pocket-Less Pita®, the traditional pita of the Eastern Mediterranean; Greek Lifestyle Flatbread, which has 2x Protein, half the carbohydrates, fewer calories and less sugar than other Flatbreads; Kontos’ Panini breads; Indian and Asian Nans, and Lavash breads.
Kontos 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, New Jersey-based provider of artisan breads and 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 nearly 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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