Friday, January 24, 2014

The Pizza Landscape is Evolving Fast

When Tyson Food Inc. announced that it had acquired the assets of Bosco's Pizza Co. as Part Company’s strategy to expand its prepared food business.  Not only did the competitive Pizza sector take notice but so did the Convenience Store sector, Grocery Sector and Chain Drug Store Sector.

Bosco's Pizza, is famous for  "The Original Bosco Stick," makes a variety of consumer favorite including stuffed bread sticks and frozenpizzas for foodservice and retail customers throughout the Midwest and a few retailers nationwide.

Donnie King, Tyson Foods' president of prepared foods, customer and consumer solutions. "Bosco's will be a good addition to our diversified portfolio of quality food offerings…. This is part of our company's strategic plan to grow our domestic prepared foods business”.

For those of you who did not know Tyson Foods is the largest supplier of pepperoni and pizza toppings to the foodservice industry. Tyson Foods markets prepared foods products to retail grocers, foodservice distributors, restaurant operators and on-site foodservice establishments such as schools, universities, corporate cafeterias, hotel chains, healthcare facilities and the military.

Tyson is getting “Better for you”  The Bosco's Pizza plant produces partially baked frozen pizza made with traditional and whole grain crust, reduced-fat cheese Bosco Sticks, pepperoni Bosco Sticks and whole grain apple-filled Bosco Sticks in a variety of sizes and pack options. Tyson will be extending its pizza offerings into Grocery, C-store and other non-traditional fresh food retailers.  specializes in outsourced business development. We can help you identify, quantify and qualify additional food retail segment opportunities or a brand leveraging integration strategy.  Foodservice Solutions of Tacoma WA is the global leader in the Grocerant niche since 1991

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