Columbus, OH (RestaurantNews.com) Sbarro, the international quick service restaurant best known for its XL New York style pizza by the slice, is bringing back its popular Garden Harvest Veggie pizza for 2016. The limited-time only flavor is a lighter take on the company’s famous pizza and will be available through March 2, 2016.
First introduced in 2015, the veggie pizza features fresh peppers, caramelized onions and roasted crimini mushrooms. Guests also have the option to add a side salad and diet soft drink to make it a combo meal for less than 500 calories.
“According to our consumer research, almost 50% of Americans made New Year’s resolutions that focused on weight loss or healthier eating habits,” said Anne Pritz, Sbarro’s Chief Marketing Officer. “We believe this pizza is a great choice for those customers who want a healthier option, but do not want to sacrifice taste.”
The company will continue to innovate with new limited edition menu flavors throughout the year.
In 2015, Sbarro announced launched rebranding efforts that included a new logo, remodeled eateries and a revised menu. Sbarro’s updated branding and menu focuses on fresh, quality ingredients, including dough that’s made in-house daily, 100% whole milk mozzarella cheese and Sbarro’s signature San Marzano-style tomato sauce.
Since it first opened its doors as an Italian Salumeria in 1956, Sbarro has brought New York style pizza and other Italian favorites like pasta and stromboli to guests at more than 800 eateries across 33 countries. An award-winning franchise organization, the brand is best known for selling their original XL New York style pizza by the slice featuring freshly chopped vegetables, 100% whole milk mozzarella and dough that is made in-house daily. Sbarro is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Franchise opportunities are available and details can be found at www.sbarro.com/pizza-franchise. For more information or to find the nearest location, visit www.sbarro.com. You can also find Sbarro at www.facebook.com/sbarro, @Sbarro on Twitter and @SbarroOfficial on Instagram.