Nation Pizza and Foods Company History Timeline

1947
Pizza Has Been a Staple at Nation Since Father and Son Pizzeria Opened in 1947.
1970
In 1970 to keep up with demands of the growing business, Nation Enterprises was born and developed a crust technology that allowed Nation to make mass amounts of crust in a short amount of time.
1975
In 1975, they patented a raised edge hot press technology that put the crust they produced way ahead of the competition.
1980
In the 1980 s, Nation turned its focus to selling food service pizza components crust, cheese, fresh sauce, and meats to restaurants and other vendors.
1987
Nation saw an opportunity in producing and selling frozen pizzas so they purchased their first USDA frozen pizza topping plant in Waterman, IL in 1987.
1999
In 1999, Nation doubled the size of the Schaumburg to an impressive 190,000 sq. ft adding another Bakery and three more USDA topping lines.
In 1999, they introduced a new crispy crust technology that maintained the crispiness of a crust as it was being cooked in the microwave.
2002
Nation Pizza Products purchased a new bakery plant in McPherson, Kansas in 2002.
2012
The name Nation Pizza Products did not seem to express the full depth of what Nation had to offer its customers in 2012 Nation changed its name and logo to Nation Pizza and Foods Innovators in Baking and Food Solutions.
Founded
1947
Company Founded
Headquarters
Schaumburg, IL
Company Headquarter

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