Kontos Foods Kicks Off #KontosKids Back-to-School Recipe Contest

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Paterson, New Jersey – Sept 15, 2016 – Kontos Foods, Inc. (www.kontos.com), a U.S.-based manufacturer and distributor of traditional Greek and Mediterranean foods, today unveiled #Kontos Kids Back-to-School Recipe Contest with finalists having their recipes and photos featured on Kontos.com and promoted across Kontos Foods’ social media channels; one lucky winner will receive a lavish Kontos food basket, valued in excess of $150. Kontos is looking for creative, back-to-school lunch and afterschool snack recipes incorporating at least one Kontos product, from its line of Flatbreads, Fillo doughs, Fillo appetizers and pastries, or other offerings.

Kontos wants to help get kids excited about their school lunch and snack routines, and what better way than to get them in the kitchen creating new recipes with their parents or caregivers. Kontos products are great for whipping up delicious new finger sandwiches, pizzas and more for lunches and snacks. Each recipe must be submitted with a photo from Sept 19 – Oct. 2. Online voting will take place Oct. 4-20, with people allowed to vote for one recipe a day. Encourage family and friends to vote, use #KontosKids when sharing; winners will be announced on Oct. 24.

“Kontos has over 50 varieties of Flatbreads, offering limitless inspiration to jazz up a school lunch or afterschool snack,” said Steve Kontos, vice president of Kontos Foods. “Our dips, mini cocktail flatbreads, Fillo dough for home baking, and other tasty staples can be woven into so many creative kid-inspired recipes. Kid lunches never have to be boring again.”

In addition to its wide varieties of Flatbreads, Kontos offers pastry products such as Baklava, Spanakopita and Nut Rolls. New offerings include Kontos’ 12-inch Gluten-Free Pre-Grilled Wraps, and Kontos’ new Greek Yogurt Jalapeño dip.

The founder of Kontos Foods pioneered the mass production and commercialization of Fillo dough in North America. Kontos sells its products to retailers and foodservice establishments across North America, and globally. 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 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.

Media Contact
Patty Yeager
Fastlane on Behalf of Kontos
(855) 670-5263 ext. 109
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Kontos Contact
Warren Stoll
Kontos Foods Inc.
(973) 278-2800, ext. 326
WarrenS@kontos.com