“Revolutionary Made to Order” Artisanal Pizza Chain to Feature the
Coca-Cola “Fountain of the Future,” at all PizzaRev Locations
Los Angeles, Feb. 18, 2014 — You’re thirsty, but you want variety and choice to select the perfect beverage to complement a specialty made-to-order artisanal style pizza. Now you need look no further than PizzaRev for the ultimate refreshment to go with your favorite pizza. Coca-Cola Freestyle®, the revolutionary fountain dispenser will soon make its debut at all PizzaRev locations.
PizzaRev, one of the nation’s leading made-to-order artisanal pizza concepts, today announced a new multi-year agreement with The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO). Under this new agreement, all current and future PizzaRev locations will exclusively serve Coca-Cola products through Coca-Cola Freestyle®.
With Coca-Cola Freestyle, PizzaRev guests can choose from more than 100 regular and low- calorie brands – including many varieties of waters, sports drinks, lemonades and sparkling beverages offered nowhere else. People can select brands such as Caffeine-Free Diet Coke® with Lime, Fanta® Peach, Minute Maid® Light Orange Lemonade and more via an interactive touch-screen on the front of the fountain.
Coca-Cola Freestyle truly offers the kind of variety designed to meet peoples’ beverage needs and lifestyles.
“The Coca-Cola Company is a great brand leader and innovator in the industry,” said Rodney Eckerman, PizzaRev Co-CEO. “Our guests can now customize their entire meal with our Craft Your Own pizza and a refreshing Coca-Cola Freestyle beverage! We are excited to provide this enhanced quality experience for our guests.”
“We are delighted to introduce Coca-Cola Freestyle to PizzaRev guests,” said Tony Ferlauto, vice president of national sales, Coca-Cola North America. “With its wide variety of choices and ability to mix and match to customize your beverage, Coca-Cola Freestyle is the perfect complement to PizzaRev’s artisanal made-to order pizza.”
The sleek, stylish new Coca-Cola Freestyle fountains are touchscreen operated and use unique, proprietary PUREPOUR TECHNOLOGY™ to dispense more than 100 beverage varieties in the same amount of space as a standard eight-valve machine. People love the personalized, interactive experience and expansive selection offered by Coca-Cola Freestyle, often citing the new dispensers as a deciding factor in their choice to visit an outlet. Retail locations with Coca-Cola Freestyle have experienced increases in beverage servings, total customer transactions and overall restaurant sales.
About The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world’s most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company’s portfolio features 16 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the world’s largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of 1.9 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world’s top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system associates. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at www.coca-colacompany.com, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CocaColaCo, visit our blog, Coca-Cola Unbottled, at www.coca-colablog.com or find us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/the-coca-cola-company.