Kono In the News

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You CAN Take it With You

June 14, 2016

Super-portable pizza cones set to conquer the world… Today, portable food is a necessity. This preference is increasing as more consumers, especially Americans, are finding themselves with less time in a world that keeps getting faster. For pizza restaurants, there has been a reoccurring problem of lacking portability, but now the pizza cone has solved…

Kono Opens in South Carolina Walmart

March 27, 2016

The original Kono pizza opened in May 16 as the first location in a Walmart in Lancaster, South Carolina. Kong inked a deal with Walmart to introduce the franchise in the chain retailer’s locations across the country. This new location is owned and operated by Carl and Gayle Adams who first learned of Kono on…

Dessert To-Go, Could It Get Better?

March 27, 2016

Dessert comes in all shapes and sizes, but the nation has yet to see our favorite sweet treat in the form of a cone. Kono USA decided to take their products to a whole new level by enhancing their dessert line by partnering up with Ghirardelli. Pizza Marketplace is always on top of the newest pizza-type craze and…

1 Million New Kono Fans

March 2, 2016

Kono Pizza celebrated their new 1 million fans after their most recent featured segment on national news this past Saturday morning. Kono was lucky enough to spend 3 hours on the popular national news segment Fox & Friends. This segment has reached 1,313,170 views and the number is still counting. We’ll be honest; our phones are ringing off the…

Newest Addition To Kono Portfolio

February 23, 2016

Newest addition to Kono USA has been released and they are now excited to present Kono To-Go. This expansion has officially launched this year to provide the opportunity for Franchise Owners to take on the name that better suits their location and market. Pizza Marketplace was the first of many to grab ahold of the newest addition and feature the story…

New Vice President for Kono USA

February 18, 2016

New Vice President for Kono USA, Steven Henry, is welcomed to the team this week. Henry brings 32 years of franchise experience to Kono USA with excitement for the concept and its growth. Pizza Marketplace was quick to promote this new change for Kono USA and featured Henry on their most recent article! Henry’s passion…

Starting 2016 Off Right

February 17, 2016

Starting 2016 off right, Kono celebrates the addition of another 10-unit deal. The franchise recently welcomed Ryan Kelly and his business partner, Ayhan Baig, to the team. Kelly plans to start with mobile units in malls, event centers, and retail stores to create brand awareness in the community.  As awareness grows, he plans to build permanent…

We’re Changing The Game

December 17, 2015

Changing the game of pizza by introducing Kono Pizza’s revolutionary pizza-in-a-cone to all of Georgia. Jala and Noorin Roy are Kono Pizza’s newest Franchise Owners who are taking the concept deep into Georgia’s roots and Pizza Marketplace couldn’t wait to feature the news! “We are very excited to introduce Atlanta residents to a quality, portable pizza dish.…

Even Seinfeld Loved Pizza

November 24, 2015

Seinfeld, Kramer, and many pizza lovers across the nation have always dreamt of a customizable pizza and the Courier-Post has brought to our attention that this once dream is now a reality due to Kono Pizza! Courier-Post reminisces on Kramers once crazed idea of shaping and baking his own pizza and they admit they’re excited Gino and Eric Ciancaglini, Kono Pizza franchise owners, have…

Just In Time Opening For Cherry Hill Mall

November 20, 2015

Cherry Hill Mall will now be able to experience a more convenient way to enjoy one of their favorite foods – pizza in-a-cone! The new experience will be due to the opening of  the first “The Original” Kono Pizza kiosk. Local entrepreneurs and father and son team Gino and Eric Ciancaglini are set to open the first…