Pizza company makes strides toward an even cleaner label with another
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
John's (NASDAQ: PZZA) continues to solidify its commitment to
"Better Ingredients. Better Pizza." by becoming the first national pizza
chain to announce the removal of high fructose corn syrup from its
entire food menu. As of today, this change has been fully implemented
and includes all pizza ingredients, pizza toppings, dessert items, and
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"We are proud to announce that Papa John's is the first national pizza
chain to remove high fructose corn syrup from our entire food menu,"
said Sean Muldoon, Papa John's Chief Ingredient Officer. "We've always
strived for high quality ingredients in our pizzas and continue our
aggressive push toward cleaner ingredients and menu offerings. We work
tirelessly to set the industry's gold standard for pizza ingredient
quality, and this is the next step in fulfilling our promise to deliver
Papa John's dedication to quality is reinforced by its financial
investment of over $100
million dollars annually to provide
superior product to its customers. In January 2016, Papa John's removed
flavors and synthetic colors from its menu. And, in February of this
year, Papa John's backed up its gold standard commitment by introducing
Guarantee: If you don't love your pizza, tell us why and we'll
deliver another one absolutely free. By summer 2016, the chicken in Papa
chicken pizza toppings and chicken poppers will be raised without
human and animal antibiotics, as well as fed a vegetarian diet.
Papa John's can now add NO high fructose corn syrup to its already
extensive list of "NO" ingredients, including: NO partially hydrogenated
oils, NO MSG, NO fillers in meat toppings, NO BHA, NO BHT, NO cellulose,
NO artificial flavors, NO synthetic colors, and by summertime, NO
antibiotics in its chicken toppings and poppers. These ingredient
improvements underscore Papa John's commitment to menu transparency and
dedication to providing quality ingredients, every time.
About Papa John's
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John's International,
Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world's third-largest pizza delivery company.
For 14 of the past 16 years, consumers have rated Papa John's No. 1 in
customer satisfaction among all national pizza chains in the American
Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Papa John's is the Official Pizza
Sponsor of the National Football League and the Official Pizza of Major
League Baseball. For more information about the company or to order
pizza online, visit Papa John's at www.papajohns.com.
Also visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PapaJohns,
Twitter at http://twitter.com/PapaJohns,
YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/papajohns,
Instagram at instagram.com/papajohns,
Pinterest at www.pinterest.com/papajohnspizza,
and Vine at vine.co/papajohns.
Looking to be a part of something Better? Learn more about franchising
with Papa John's at www.papajohns.com/franchise.
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Source: Papa John's
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