Flatbreads, Fillo Dough and Spanakopita will be on display, perfect for home and restaurant cooking
Paterson, New Jersey – Nov. 5, 2019 – Kontos Foods, Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer of traditional Greek and Mediterranean foods, is returning to Kosherfest with its full lineup of Kosher Pareve and Pas Yisroel-certified Flatbreads, Kosher Fillo Dough and ready-made Fillo products such as Spanakopita. The show will take place Nov. 12 and 13 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, N.J. Find Kontos Foods at Booth #6087.
This year’s newest item is Gordita handmade soft flatbread “taco shells,” perfect for making stuffed sandwiches. Like most of Kontos flatbreads, Gorditas contain No Trans Fats, are 100 percent vegetarian and Certified Kosher-Pareve (Pas Yisroel). Kontos will also be spotlighting Toasted Tidbits™, made from Kontos’ signature GYRO Bread, and then toasted for a great-tasting, crunchy snack. Tidbits™ pair perfectly with a Kosher dip, soup, snacks or salads. Just in time for the holidays are Kontos Cocktail Flatbreads, perfect for entertaining, as well as 2-piece Pizza Crust and 2-piece 9-inch Pre-Grilled Panini. Kontos will also be promoting its top-selling Pocket-Less Pita® and Greek Lifestyle Flatbread. From its Fillo line, Kontos will be showing off Fillo dough, in various thicknesses, and ready-made Fillo products such as Baklava, Nut Rolls, and savory Fillo pastry products such as Spanakopita and Tyropita. As distributors of Mediterranean Specialty Food Products, Kontos will be offering Greek Yogurt, Feta Cheese, Tzatziki Sauce Stuffed Grape Leaves (Dolmades).
The $24 billion Kosher Food marketplace is on track to grow 11.5 percent by 2025, according to the Kosher Network International. As the world’s largest and most attended kosher-certified products trade show, Kosherfest attracts attendees from supermarkets, foodservice establishments and even caterers. More than 6,000 industry professionals are expected to attend, and more than 325 exhibitors will feature kosher-certified products and services for the kosher market.
Kosher foods are becoming more mainstream than ever before as an increasing number of consumers choose foods that follow these dietary guidelines based on health or cultural reasons. “The number of Kosher products and varieties available for food service or retail has spiked over the last few decades,” said Warren Stoll, Marketing Director for Kontos Foods. “We’ve long offered Kosher Pareve and Pas Yisroel-certified products, perfect for the food industry or consumers. With the busy holiday season fast approaching, our pre-made Fillo-products, such as Spanakopita and Baklava, are ideal to have in the freezer to have on hand for fast and easy entertaining.”
Kontos sells its products to retailers and foodservice establishments across North America and several other countries. Follow Kontos on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/
About Kontos Foods
Founded in 1987, Kontos Foods, Inc. is a Paterson, New Jersey-based provider of artisan breads and traditional Mediterranean foods for restaurants, hotels, food service, retail specialty stores and supermarkets worldwide. The family-owned company specializes in hand-stretched flatbreads, including the Kontos Pocket-Less Pita®, Fillo dough, pastries, olives, gyro meats, and Greek yogurts, as well as over 60 varieties of multi-ethnic flatbreads. Kontos Foods has over 275 employees and was founded by Evripides (Evris) Kontos and his son Steve, who together bring over 100 years’ experience in the premium food industry. The company’s bread and Fillo products are made in the USA. Visit http://www.kontos.com or call (973) 278-2800.