Chain: Kono Pizza

Kono USA Adding Five Mall Locations Before Black Friday

Black Friday shoppers munching on cones will be a common sight this November, but rather than ice cream, the cones will be oozing with authentic Italian pizza ingredients or Tiramisu-inspired desserts filled with Ghirardelli chocolate.  Kono USA—franchisor of “The Original” Kono Pizza and Kono To-Go—Fresh Eats, Treats & Sweets franchise brands—is bringing its on-the-go snack […]

Kono Pizza Opens in a South Carolina Walmart

Consumers in Lancaster, South Carolina, can soon experience what it’s like to eat their favorite pizza, lunch, or dessert treats—served inside hot cones made of fresh pizza dough. “The Original” Kono Pizza opened Monday, May 16, as the first location in a Walmart for the brand, at 805 S Carolina 9 Bypass, Lancaster, South Carolina. […]

Kono Pizza Signs 20-Unit Deal

Kono USA, the franchisor that offers meals and snacks served in freshly baked dough cones under the brand names “The Original” Kono Pizza and Kono To-Go, Fresh Eats, Treats & Sweets, signed a franchise agreement that will bring 10 new units to the Dallas area. The deal marks the second multiunit agreement signed in the […]

Kono Pizza Opens First Walmart Unit on Black Friday

“The Original” Kono Pizza has much to celebrate during National Pizza Month in October. The fast-growing franchise, which offers a progressive new way to enjoy a favorite Italian dish—healthier and portable pizza cones—recently signed a deal to open 10 new locations in the greater Dallas area, as well as signing a lease for the brand’s […]

Kono Pizza Debuts Mobile Cart, Kiosk & In-Line Prototypes

In a strategic move that makes sense for a franchise brand that offers easy-to-eat portable meals served inside a freshly baked cone, Kono Pizza USA announced today that it is introducing mobile cart, kiosk, and in-line store prototype models designed to fuel franchise growth in non-traditional venues across the country. In addition to the brand’s existing traditional […]

Kono Pizza USA Names New VP of Operations

Positioning itself for rapid growth in 2015, Kono Pizza USA, the fast-casual concept behind the creation of pizza in a cone, announced the appointment of food industry veteran Matt Bailey to vice president of operations. In his new role, Bailey is responsible for all aspects of operations, from site selection and lease negotiations to training […]

Kono Brings the Cone Pizza to Iowa

The Original Kono Pizza, the fast-casual concept behind the creation of the pizza cone, announced today the signing of a multi-unit franchise development deal that will bring five Kono Pizza locations to Iowa, the first of which will open in Le Mars in early 2015. The new Kono Pizza locations will be owned and operated by local […]

Kono Pizza Lands in Queen City

Kono Pizza USA, a fast-casual restaurant franchise that sells pizza in a cone-shaped crust, announced the signing of a multiunit franchise development deal that will bring three Kono Pizza locations to the Queen City. The new Kono Pizza locations will be owned and operated by Matthews, North Carolina–based Guilford Adams LLC, comprised of astute entrepreneurs […]

Kono Brings Cone Pizza to U.S.

After decades of devouring countless slices of triangle or square-cut pizza, American consumers are about to experience a new way to enjoy the Italian dish. With the brand already established with 130 locations in 20 countries, Kono Pizza is introducing America to a healthier and portable alternative to traditional pizza: the pizza cone. The Kono […]