Philly Pretzel Factory has partnered nationwide with Too Good To Go, a tech company that sells surplus food. Select Philly Pretzel Factory locations in New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Boston, and more will now be selling their extra, unsold pretzels, hot dogs and dips to Too Good To Go app users at the end of each business day, according to a press release.
The Too Good To Go app is available for iOS in the Apple Store or Google Play for Android. It connects consumers with surplus from grocery stores, restaurants and bakeries at the end of each business day to ensure unsold food doesn’t go to waste. More than 10,000 food businesses across 12 major U.S. cities have signed up for the platform.
Philly Pretzel Factory’s Surprise Bag will be sold daily and the contents will change according to what the concept has extra of. They will be sold of one-third the retail price.
“Making our brand better is always our top goal, better for our franchisees, better for our community and better for our environment,” Dan DiZio, founder of Philly Pretzel Factory, said in the release. “This partnership with Too Good To Go seemed like an awesome fit, and gives our franchisees the opportunity to make a difference in the communities they serve and help reduce food waste.”
“We are excited to work with Philly Pretzel Factory to expand our ability to save more food by connecting our users with uneaten, extra products at their stores. By working together, we can help ensure delicious food doesn’t go to waste. That’s a big win for business, customers, and our planet,” said Tyler Simmons, U.S. Head of Key Accounts at Too Good To Go.
Philly Pretzel Factory operates 160 franchised locations across the country.