Turning Up the Heat for National Pizza Month

Marco’s Pizza and Mike’s Hot Honey introduce sweet and spicy LTO.

October 05, 2023

Marco’s Pizza and Mike’s Hot Honey are partnering for national pizza month this October with their new item Hot Honey Magnifico Pizza, featuring Marco’s pepperoni pizza with Mike’s Hot Honey.

According to a company press release, "Mike's Hot Honey's origins began with pizza, and we are thrilled to partner with our largest national pizza brand to date, Marco's Pizza, to bring our unique product to an even wider audience," said Mike Kurtz, founder of Mike's Hot Honey. "As our collaboration with Marco's shows, the interest in hot honey continues to grow even stronger as more and more people taste the delicious, sweet heat flavor on pizza and a variety of other foods," he said.

Denise Lauer, Marco's chief marketing officer said, “By pairing our hallmark Pepperoni Magnifico pizza with a delicious drizzle of Mike's Hot Honey, we are delivering an out-of-this-world flavor combination that consumers are craving. As a growing consumer trend, it was only fitting that Marco's Pizza join forces with the premier hot honey brand to heat up National Pizza Month with the NEW Hot Honey Magnifico."

Marco’s Pizza will also allow customers to add Mike’s Hot Honey to any pizza or bowl or on the side as a dip for wings or cheesy bread.

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