Paterson, New Jersey – April 21, 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 will be exhibiting nearly its entire range of offerings, including its Flatbread and Fillo products, at the SIAL Canada International Food & Beverage Tradeshow at the Direct Energy Center in Toronto, Canada from April 28 – 30. The company’s booth is #1700.
“Our business growth in Canada has been tremendous over the last 18 months as a direct result of participating in this type of tradeshow, and the strong relationships we’ve built throughout the country,” said Steve Kontos, vice president of Kontos Foods. “Kontos Foods’ brokers and distributors, particularly those from the Toronto and Montreal areas, will also be on hand to address customer enquiries for their territories. We’re greatly looking forward to continued collaboration with them and with our customers in the region.”
Visitors to Kontos Foods’ booth will see over 50 varieties of Flatbreads, Fillo pastry products such as Baklava and Nut Rolls, and ready-made Fillo dough for home baking. Flatbreads on display will include Kontos Foods’ top-selling Pocket-Less Pita®, the traditional pita of the Eastern Mediterranean; Greek Lifestyle Flatbread, which has 2x Protein, half the Carbohydrates, and less Calories and Sugar than other Flatbreads; and mini Cocktail Flatbreads for snacks and appetizers. Show attendees will also be able to check out Kontos’ Panini breads, Indian and Asian Nans, Lavash bread, and more.
Kontos Foods, whose founder pioneered the mass production and commercialization of Fillo dough in North America several decades ago, will exhibit Fillo of varying thicknesses for Foodservice and home baking. Also on display will be Kataifi dough, finely spun strands of dough that add flair to seafood and dessert dishes. Booth visitors will be able to sample several of the company’s Flatbreads and ready-made Baklava and Nut Roll pastries.
SIAL Canada is the only event of its size in the country, bringing together more than 800 national and international exhibitors from 45 countries, all while welcoming more than 14,000 buyers from Canada, the United States and 64 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 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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