Vegan Cheese by Violife

WisePies Pizza & Salad
Violife Foods



All WisePies Pizza & Salad Locations Now Feature the Guest Selected, Shredded Mozzarella-Like Cheese to Create Vegan, Dairy-Free Meals

Albuquerque, NM – August 1, 2017 – WisePies Pizza & Salad®, A Smarter Way to Pizza, announced today that as a result of a recent blind taste test, that was open to the vegan community and all WisePies Pizza & Salad guests, now offers a Violife brand of 100% dairy-free, vegan cheese at all locations. Guests will now be able to build a dairy-free, vegan pizza or calzone with the Violife shredded cheese alternative made from coconut oil and potato starch that melts nicely with a rich, creamy texture and tastes delicious.

“Our guests asked for a vegan and dairy-free alternative, and based on their feedback, it is now available in all of our locations,” stated WisePies Pizza & Salad VP of Marketing, Season Elliott. “The Violife brand of dairy-free cheese won overwhelmingly in our blind taste test with close to 70% of guests selecting it. We’re excited to add yet another healthy alternative to our menu.”

“We are excited to have been selected by WisePies guests and look forward to partnering with the WisePies team on their non-dairy, vegan initiative,” stated David Valade Managing Director for Violife in North America. “WisePies market insight and ability to move fast to adopt new trends for their customers and franchisees is impressive as more and more individuals seek plant based options for their diets.”


Violife, headquartered in Greece with offices around the globe, is dedicated to making amazing tasting, 100% vegan, non-dairy, non-GMO, allergen free cheese. Our mission is to deliver the best dairy-free products that brings back the JOY of cheese to all that have been missing out. At Violife we believe that great food should be sustainable, healthy and above all great tasting.

Several years back, Violife started off as a small manufacturer of dairy-free cheese for religious dietary groups during their fasting period. Along the way the Violife range has evolved, using plant based ingredients, such as coconut oil, that have been meticulously selected with criteria of, no allergens, non-GMO, and no gluten. Today, thanks to our incredible R&D, Sales and Marketing teams, we never stop evolving, counting more than 20 products in our dairy-free vegan cheese range being sold in more than over 25 countries around the world. Violife boasts a robust pipeline of new products for making it a global category leader for years to come. For more details, visit www.violifefoods.com and Instagram @violifeamerica.


WisePies Pizza & Salad, a Smarter Way to Pizza, creates personal gourmet pizzas & calzones, fresh salads and hot wings prepared just the way you like it in under 5 minutes from start to finish. With an invitation for everyone to walk through the build-your-own pizza, calzone or salad process, the quality and personalization is unmatched with a value-based price point that keeps guests coming back time and time again. The selection of pizza crusts, sauces, salad greens, dressings and toppings are prepared fresh daily to each store. WisePies offers the more health conscious guest many WiseChoices like traditional, whole-wheat and gluten-free crust, dairy-free cheese along with freshly made salads and

30+ delectable toppings that allow our guests to create their very own WisePie or WiseSalad. meet healthy standards, but make each member of the family happy with the choices available.

WisePies Pizza & Salad is owned by Steven B. Chavez and is headquartered in Albuquerque, NM. The first store opened on January 18, 2014, and has 10 stores with restaurant locations throughout New Mexico and in Tempe, AZ. WisePies Pizza & Salad has partnerships with Coca-Cola Freestyle, Dippin’ Dots and most locations now provide delivery service through GrubHub. Each restaurant location is independently owned and operated by a member of the franchisee network. Want your own pizza joint? We’ll make you and offer you can’t refuse at www.wisepiespizza.com/franchise.

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