Welcome to the American Pizza Community
The American Pizza Community is a coalition of the nation's largest pizza companies, regional chains, local pizzerias, small franchise operators, supplier partners and other entities that make up the American pizza industry. This joint effort will highlight the importance of the pizza industry on American communities and promote policies that permit its continued success, including reasonable menu labeling standards, small business owners in tax reform, commodity policies and employment and labor policies.
Member companies include Blackjack Pizza, Breadeaux Pizza, CiCi's Pizza, Domino’s Pizza, Figaro’s Italian Pizza, Godfather’s Pizza, Hungry Howie’s, Hunt Brothers Pizza, the International Pizza Hut Franchise Holders Association, Little Caesars, Nick-N-Willy’s Pizza, Papa John’s Pizza, Papa Murphy’s Pizza, Papa's Pizza To-Go, Papa Romano's, Pizza Factory, Pizza Schmizza, and Sam & Louie's Pizza, as well as supplier partners Coca-Cola, Leprino Foods Company, the National Pork Producers Council, Paradise Tomato Kitchens, PepsiCo, Middleby Marshall, and Tyson. Collectively they represent 20,000 pizza restaurants and employ over 400,000 U.S. team members in stores in all 50 states.
SAVE THE DATE
The American Pizza Community will be holding its fourth annual legislative fly-in on Wednesday, June 3 and Thursday, June 4, 2015. More details to come. If you are interested, please contact your franchisor.
Check out the Anchovy Survey Results here!
Menu Labeling Regulation
On March 16th, members of the American Pizza Community met with the FDA to express their collective concerns with the menu labeling regulation.
From L to R: Ashley Coneff (Domino’s), Ed Stewart (Pizza Hut), Mike Ilitch III (Little Caesars), Caroline Oyler (Papa John’s) and Jeff Rinke (Hungry Howie’s).
Check out a recent interview of Lynn Liddle, Executive Vice President of Communications, Investor Relations and Legislative Affairs on the current status of menu labeling.