In an effort to better serve the convenience store market, Giorgio Foods Inc. (www.giorgio foods.com)
has introduced a new pizza program that uses premium ingredients to provide pizzeria-quality pizza with minimal preparation required from store employees. Two styles of pizza are available: pre-baked or traditional. Depending on the style and cooking technique, fresh pizza can be prepared in four to 10 minutes. As part of the pizza program, Giorgio is offering a versatile oven that has the capacity to cook pizzasthick or thinup to 16″ in diameter. Giorgio will offset the cost of the ovens for convenience retailers using the new pizza program by providing free product. Giorgio also offers French bread pizza, calzones and stromboli as part of its c-store lineup.