KANSAS CITY — Pizza chains are rolling out new shapes and toppings.
New at Pizza Hut is the Spicy Lover’s Pizza, topped with spicy marinara, two types of pepperoni, red jalapeño peppers and fiery flakes made from a blend of herbs and crushed chili peppers.
“Pizza Hut has been making iconic pizzas for generations, and that requires adapting for each new wave of pizza lovers,” said Georgeanne Erickson, chief brand officer, Pizza Hut. “As consumer tastes continue getting more adventurous, the launch of Spicy Lover’s Pizza allows Pizza Hut to satisfy the growing craving for well-balanced, spicy flavor. No other national pizza QSR is offering spicy pizza in the space, and we’re excited to bring this thoughtfully crafted spicy pizza to pizza lovers across the country.”
Fast-casual pizza chain Your Pie is offering the Hot Honey Pepperoni Pizza, topped with marinara and mozzarella, pepperoni, sweet peppadew peppers, house-pickled jalapeños, feta cheese, chopped basil and a drizzle of hot honey.
“We are excited to bring back one of our most popular creations with the Hot Honey Pepperoni Pizza,” said Lisa Dimson, chief marketing officer of Your Pie. “Our customers went wild for the unique combination and flavorful taste of our delicious pepperoni, mozzarella, house-pickled jalapeños, and hot honey together.”
Little Caesars has launched the Batman Calzony, a combination of pepperoni pizza and calzone filled with garlic white sauce, cheese and julienned pepperoni. The limited-time item is served with a side of Crazy Sauce.
“Anyone can now bring superhero vibes to pizza night by trying the new The Batman Calzony,” said Jeff Klein, chief marketing officer at Little Caesars. “It’s the most delicious part of our partnership with the upcoming film ‘The Batman.’”