Kontos Rustics Collection™ Tandoori Naan in original and garlic flavors are just a few of the featured lineup for the Canadian market at Kontos Booth #1024
Paterson, New Jersey – April 26, 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 showcasing its entire range of offerings, including its over 50 types of Flatbread, and Fillo products, at the SIAL Canada International Food & Beverage Tradeshow at Enercare Centre, Toronoto, Canada from May 2-4.
Kontos Foods – which offers packaging in both French and English for the Canadian market – will be highlighting its new two-pack Kontos Cocktail Flatbreads for soup bars, salad bars and convenience stores; and two-piece Kontos Pizza Parlor Crust in a re-sealable, Ziploc bag. These products will be at Kontos Foods Booth #1024 in the USA Pavilion.
“Canada continues to be a hot growth market for Kontos Foods,” said Steve Kontos, vice president of Kontos Foods. Not only is Canada the second-most immigrated-to country every year, 11 percent of Canadian consumers buy ethnic foods at supermarkets, a number that spikes to 35 percent in Toronto’s Ontario province. “Our Canadian customers value our high-quality artisan flatbreads and Mediterranean specialty products. They’re consumed in restaurants, foodservice establishments and in homes, and we’re continuing to partner closely with our Canadian brokers and distributors to nurture the groundswell of demand for Kontos Foods’ products.”
In addition to the Tandoori Naan, Cocktail Flatbread and 2-piece Pizza Parlor Crust products, visitors will see over 50 varieties of artisan breads, such as 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 bread. Also on display will be ready-made Fillo dough for home baking and Fillo pastry products.
SIAL Canada is attracts more than 930 national and international exhibitors from 60 countries, as well as hosting more than 15,000 buyers from Canada, the United States and other countries. This year’s show will cover 240,000 sq/ft of exhibiting space. The show is targeted at retail, food service and food processing companies.
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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