North East, Pennsylvania-based Better Baked Foods makes pizza, French bread pizza and sandwich items for private-label and foodservice customers. The company offers products under the Better Baked Classics, Daybreak Classics, Papa Presto, Zap-A-Snack and Odyssey brands in retail stores. The business, includes Better Baked Foods of Erie LLC, and operates production facilities in the borough of North East, Erie, Pennsylvania; and Westfield, New York.
“We are focused on adding to our capabilities and growing our share of the US pizza market,” said Dimitrios Smyrnios, CEO of Schwan’s. “We are extremely happy to add Better Baked Foods and Drayton Foods to our family of businesses as both are highly regarded for providing quality foods to their retail, foodservice and home-delivery customers nationwide.”
“The US consumer’s passion for pizza continues to evolve and grow in exciting ways,” Smyrnios added. “The addition of Better Baked, Drayton and MaMa Rosa’s to Schwan’s will deepen our collaborations with strategic food-service and retail customers on innovating and growing the pizza category and meeting consumer demand.”