Long Island Pizzeria Serves First Meltable Vegan Cheese in the Area

June 2, 2022 Pleese® Foods

Long Island’s East End finally has a Vegan Pizza option for residents and visitors this summer! Local pizzeria, La Capannina located in Wainscott, NY, is offering the first allergen-friendly, plant-based mozzarella alternative that melts and tastes like the real thing, for their customers.  Beginning this Friday, May 27, customers who love pizza but had to give it up due to dietary restrictions, can now rejoice as Pleese® Cheese is now available locally.

Helping Bakers Meet Demand for Veg-Based and Gluten-Free Pizzas

April 29, 2022 AMF Bakery Systems

As a category that hasn’t seen significant innovation since the invention of the stuffed crust, pizza is currently experiencing an alternative-dough revolution. As more people seek to add low-carb, healthier baked goods to their diets, vegetable-based and gluten-free options are gaining a growing share of pizza buyers’ attention. And it’s a trend that’s set to take off in 2022.

Oddlygood Plant-Based Mozzarella from Finland Expands to U.S. Pizzerias

March 25, 2022 Oddlygood

Oddlygood’s plant-based Mozzarella-style cheese alternatives from Finland are starting to land atop pizzas in the U.S.  Known for its great taste and meltability, the cheese alternative is now available at five pizzerias in New York State and via five East Coast distributors.

Picnic Works Expands Team to Automate the Future of Food

March 14, 2022 Picnic Works

Picnic Works, Seattle-based innovator of food automation technology, today announced several important growth milestones. With increased customer demand for its automated kitchen equipment, Picnic made several key executive level hires and grew by more than 83% in 2021 to help kitchens lower costs through robotic automation and human innovation.

Chartwells Higher Education is First to Bring the Picnic Automated Pizza Station to a College Campus

February 9, 2022 Chartwells Higher Education

Chartwells Higher Education, a recognized leader in contract food service management, today announced a partnership with Picnic, a food automation company. Chartwells and Picnic are the first to bring the world’s first pizza assembly station to a college campus dining facility, helping Texas A&M Dining reduce food waste while using cost-effective technology to create pizzas on campus.