EDINA, Minn. — CLO-CLO Vegan Foods, a plant-based, allergen-friendly company that prides itself on high-quality products with exceptional taste, announced it is increasing retail distribution of its frozen plant-based pizzas and vegetable-infused pizza crusts across 82 Cub grocery stores as consumer demand for plant-based foods soars.
This is the first time CLO-CLO Vegan Foods will be available in the Midwest with market share in Minnesota and Illinois. CLO-CLO Pizzas will be available at Cub in the frozen pizza section beginning Oct. 8.
"We're pleased to bring our plant-based pizzas and vegetable-infused pizza crusts, including our latest innovation 'Chick'N BBQ Recipe' pizza, to Cub customers," said Wendy Hinnenkamp, co-founder of CLO-CLO Vegan Foods. "Our success in increasing distribution across the United States demonstrates the consumer appetite for healthy, allergy-friendly food options. We're ready to line grocery store shelves and get CLO-CLO's amazing tasting pizzas into homes."
All CLO-CLO pizzas are 100% plant-based and are free from the top allergens, including egg, soy, dairy, gluten, peanuts, seafood, fish and lupin. In addition, CLO-CLO pizzas use patent-pending vegan cheese along with locally produced CLO-CLO meatless pepperoni, Italian sausage, chick'n and jerk chick'n sausage crumbles.
CLO-CLO's line of plant-based pizzas include:
- Tuscan Inspired Pizza
- Margherita Pizza
- Mediterranean Inspired Pizza
- Italian Sausage Pizza
- Chick'N BBQ Recipe Pizza
- Vegetable-infused Pizza Crusts (2-pack)
"CLO-CLO Pizzas appeal to a broad spectrum of Cub consumers from flexitarians, vegetarians, vegans or individuals looking to add more plant-based foods in their diet while supporting local, diverse and women-owned companies," said Dan Triplett, vice president, merchandising, Cub.
"Customers select Cub for trusted products and brands with fair prices. With CLO-CLO, we are growing our portfolio of plant-based pizzas that prioritize quality along with value. We are excited to partner with CLO-CLO on true innovation and differentiation in the marketplace," said Jayme Harlander, merchandise manager, frozen, Cub.