Kontos Foods Inc.

Paterson,  NJ 
United States
http://www.KONTOS.com
  • Booth: 2048


Flatbread; Fillo & Fillo Prod; Crêpes; Med Spec Food Prod

Manufacturer of:  Over 50 varieties of Hand-Stretched Ethnic Flatbreads including Pocket-Less Pita®, Gyro Bread, Higher Protein Greek Lifestyle Pita, Pre-Grilled Panini, Chipolte Pan Plano, and Tandori Nan, all are Certified Kosher-Pas Yisroel, and Certified Halal, 100% Vegetarian, and 0% Trans Fat.  Wraps including Gluten-Free Wraps.  All-Natural Crêpes (Traditional and Savory varieties).  Fillo Dough and Fillo Dough Products including Baklava, Mediterranean Nut Rolls, Balouri, Spanakopita, Tyropita, etc.  Distributors of Mediterranean Specialty Food Products including Greek Yogurt, Feta Cheese, Halloumi Cheese, Kefalograviera Cheese, Tzatziki (Gyro) Sauce, Gyro Cones, Strips and Loaves, Stuffed Grape Leaves (Dolmades), Kalamata Olives, Orzo, Hummus, etc.  Many Items available for both Retail and Foodservice.

Brands: KONTOS; ALEXANDER's GREAT; PAN PLANO


 Press Releases

  • Paterson, New Jersey – May 13, 2019 –   Kontos Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the newest addition to its 60+ varieties of flatbreads: Gorditas, handmade soft flatbread taco shells, perfect for filling with your favorite meat, cheese, salsa or sour cream. Kontos, a U.S.- based manufacturer and distributor of traditional artisan breads and Mediterranean specialty foods, will be unveiling the Gorditas at the National Restaurant Association Show 2019, the International Foodservice Marketplace, on its 100thAnniversary. The show takes place May 18-21 at the McCormick Place in Chicago. Visit Kontos Foods at Booth #2048.

    Like most of Kontos flatbreads, Gorditas contain No Trans Fats, are 100 percent vegetarian, Certified Kosher-Pareve (Pas Yisroel) and Halal. They come packed 6/10 – 19.70 oz to a case, and they require minimal amount of heating for added flexibility. Gorditas literally mean “chubby” in Spanish and describe a sandwich stuffed with meat, cheese or other fillings. 

    Other featured items at the NRA will include Pre-Grilled Cocktail Flatbreads, Pre-Grilled, Mini Oval Flabreads, Pocket-Less Pita®and Gluten-Free Wraps.In addition to its many breads, some of Kontos featured specialty productswill 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. 

    The NRA Show attracts more than 43,000 foodservice buyers from around the world, including 96 of the top 100 restaurant brands, independent and chain restaurants, retail grocery stores, non-commercial institutions, and wholesale dealers. This year’s show is packed with innovation-themed sessions, such as the “Future of Dining.”

    Restaurant industry sales are forecasted to reach $863 billion in 2019, according to the NRA’s “2019 State of the Restaurant Industry Report.” The study also projects that 1.6 million new restaurant jobs are projected to be added by 2029. 

     “We’re pleased to roll out our latest product at the 100thanniversary NRA Show, the epicenter of restaurant innovation,” said Steve Kontos, president of Kontos Foods. “Our Gorditas are made with only the freshest ingredients; they are perfect for filling with meat or beans and cheese, salsa, eggs and chorizo, or any variety of meat or veggie fillings.”

    The NRA show is a must-stop on Kontos’ trade show tour, Kontos added. “It allows us to maintain relationships with foodservice and restaurant buyers and meet new vendors,” he said. “Making these one-on-one connections is a central part of our strategy.” 

    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/Kontosfoodsand follow the company on 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.comor call (973) 278-2800.

    Media Contact:

    Patty Yeager

    Fastlane Communications

    PatriciaY@fastlane.co

    Kontos Contact:

    Warren Stoll

    Kontos Foods Inc.

    (973) 278-2800, ext. 326

    WarrenS@kontos.com


 Products

  • Gorditas
    Handmade Soft Flatbread Taco Shells...

  • Gorditas are Handmade Soft Flatbread Taco Shells, perfect for making delicious soft-shell sandwiches. 

    Fill them with your favorite meat, cheese, salsa or sour cream.

    • Hand-Stretched 
    • Contain No Trans Fat
    • 100% Vegetarian
    • Certified Kosher-Pareve (Pas Yisroel) 
    • Certified Halal
    • Minimal amount of Heating--added flexibility! 
    • Packed 6/10-19.70 oz. to a case

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