Kontos Heads back to Cologne, Germany, for Anuga 2019
Will Showcase New and Favorite Flatbreads, Including Gorditas, Toasted Tidbits, Kontos Pocket-Less Pita, GYRO Bread, Panini Breads and More …
Paterson, New Jersey – Oct. 1, 2019 – Kontos Foods, Inc. a U.S.- based manufacturer and distributor of traditional artisan breads and Mediterranean specialty foods, will be heading to Germany, Oct. 5-9 for Anuga, the world’s largest trade show catering to the food catering, retail and trade. Kontos will be showing off its full line of breads, including its Pocket-Less Pita®, Greek Lifestyle Flatbread and more. Anuga takes place every other year in Cologne, Germany. Visit Kontos at Hall 4.2 Stand: C-60.
This year Kontos will be featuring its newest flatbread: Gorditas, handmade soft “taco shells,” perfect for making stuffed taco sandwiches, filled with meat, cheese, salsa or sour cream. Like most of Kontos flatbreads, Gorditas contain No Trans Fats, are 100 percent vegetarian, Certified Kosher-Pareve (Pas Yisroel) and Halal. Other featured items include: Toasted Tidbits™, made from sliced Kontos’ signature GYRO Bread, toasted into delicious Tidbits™, as well as favorites such as Pre-Grilled Cocktail Flatbreads, Pre-Grilled, Mini Oval Flatbreads, Gluten-Free Wraps. In addition to its many breads, some of Kontos featured specialty products include All-Natural, French-Style Crepes, International Pastry Puffs (also known as Loukoumades or Zeppole), Greek Yogurt, Imported Feta Cheese, Dolmades, Hummus, and Tzatziki dips. It will also be showing off Fillo dough of varying thicknesses and pre-made appetizers and pastries such as Spanakopita and Tyropita.
More than 7,400 exhibitors from more than 107 countries will be attending Anuga. The show forecasts another 165,000 trade visitors from 180 countries will tour the booths and attend the sessions to learn about food trends ranging from innovations in food technology to consumers’ changing diet preferences.
“Every year Kontos ships more flatbread overseas and this is one more way for us to expand our international footprint,” said Warren Stoll, Kontos Marketing Director. “Our products freeze beautifully and reheat as if they’re freshly made, making them especially appealing for export. Being at Anuga is one more way for us strengthen our ties with retailers, foodservice establishments and distributors from around the world.”
Kontos sells its products to retailers and foodservice establishments across North America and several other countries. Find Kontos on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Kontosfoods and follow the company on Instagram and Twitter @KontosFoods.
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.