Canada-based Pizza 73 launches jalapeno poppers for Super Bowl

Pizza 73, a Western Canada pizzeria, has launched Jalapeno Poppers across its 74 locations in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.

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Pizza Hut shares up nearly $2 in 1 week

Commodity prices continue to fall, while Pizza Hut shares race above competitors.

Natural gas and pizza stocks show mixed results

Cheese, wheat and gasoline and diesel fuel prices continued to fall last week while natural gas once again saw mixed results across the country.

Gas and wheat prices continue to fall

Gas prices have fallen even further and are down more than $1 from a year ago.

How one independent pizzeria survived growing pains

Getting noticed is a challenge, you have to offer something truly great and differentiate yourself in several ways, says CEO of Louisville-based Loui Loui's.

How to manage rising food costs

Look into markets that sell seconds or items that are discounted because of overruns.

Independent pizzerias leverage local ingredients, marketing to compete with big chains

For independent operators, it's important to understand futures and have a good relationship with distributors and manufacturers to best manage food costs.

Executive round table: Pizza industry leaders make their 2015 predictions

Themes for 2015 include customization, freshness and mobile ordering/payments.

Is your restaurant green?

Even though going green may cost more than conventional items, consumers are willing to pay more for the opportunity; for them it is not an indulgence but a necessity.

2014 on the menu: Specialty pizzas and menu overhauls

Pizza Hut wasn't the only concept to undergo a massive makeover this year; Sbarro, CiCi's, California Pizza Kitchen and Chuck E. Cheese's also all took a page from the 'Domino's playbook.'

A 30-brand restaurant tour of Australia

The focus on healthy menu attributes, such as grass-fed beef, antibiotic and hormone-free products, etc., seemed to be more prevalent than similar products in the United States.

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Pizza chosen for Oscars to expand in the Middle East

Big Mama's & Papa's Pizzeria, a Los Angeles-based pizzeria chosen to serve guests for the 2014 Oscar telecast, signed a deal with BinHendi Enterprises, Dubai, to develop the brand throughout the Middle East.

Super Bowl viewers say they want healthier food options

More than half of survey respondents said they wanted healthier food served at their Super Bowl party.

Domino's Tracker available for Samsung Smart TVs on Super Bowl Sunday

Domino's expects to deliver more than 11 million pizza slices and more than 3 million chicken wings nationwide on Super Bowl Sunday.

Kansas City SPIN! to take on Kansas

Kansas City, Missouri-based SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza is gearing up to develop franchises across the state of Kansas.

Spazzo's deflates meatballs New England Patriots style in an epic burn

The controversy over the New England Patriots' alleged deflating of footballs to gain competitive advantage has turned into a marketing opportunity for Redmond, Washington-based Spazzo Italian Grill & Wine Bar.

MOD pizza expects 90-store expansion in 2015

Seattle-based MOD Pizza announced it is increasing its footprint in the U.S. with company and partner expansion throughout the East coast and Midwest in 2015.

Pizza Patron experiences best performance in 28-year history after shuttering stores

Mexican pizza chain Pizza Patrón experienced its best performance in its 28-year history in 2014 after shuttering under-performing stores.

SPIN! adds new shrimp dishes, more sizes of beer, wine

Kansas City, Missouri-based SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza has introduced small plates, shrimp dishes, appetizers, a new dip, and more sizes of wine and beer to its newly expanded menu in its hometown market.

Americans will gobble up 1.25 billion chicken wings during the Super Bowl [infographic]

Most of those wings will be consumed in restaurants. The National Chicken Council estimates that of the wings eaten during the Super Bowl, 75 percent will come from food service outlets and 25 percent from retail grocery stores.

A romantic pizza from Giordano's is available even for single cat lovers on Valentine's Day

The pizza of love is available from Feb. 9 - 15.

Pie Five to open 15th location in Texas

Houston-based Pie Five Pizza is preparing to open its second restaurant in Space City on Jan. 23.

Mazzio's, Wing Run Wings cobranding 11 flavors of wings

Mazzio’s Italian Eatery is cobranding with Wing Run Wings to offer a choice of new boneless or traditional wings in a in 11 different flavors.

Pizza Pizza to pay out dividends in February

Pizza Pizza Royalty Corp. today announced a cash dividend of $0.0667 per share for January 2015.

Pieology intros Alfredo pizza, whole wheat crust

Pieology Pizzeria has announced the chain-wide launch of several new signature pizzas and topping selections, including a proprietary three-cheese Alfredo Sauce and signature Whole Wheat Crust.

Campisi's opens 10th location in North Texas

Dallas-based Campisi's opened its newest location at Southern Methodist University's Hughes-Trigg Stigg Student Center on January 16, 2015

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