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Russo’s Gluten-Free Gourmet Pizza goes national; chooses SUP as packaging partner.

“With Stand Up Pouches as a trusted partner, we can expand our presence throughout major retailers and mainstream marketplaces," explained Steve Russo, owner of Russo's Gluten-Free Gourmet

The arrival of pizza in Eco-friendly pouch packaging is here, thanks to a timely partnership between and Russo’s Gluten-Free Gourmet. Russo’s owner, Steve Russo, officially announced the national scope of its offerings and product messaging, while giving a nod to the custom, pouch packages now outfitting Russo’s much-acclaimed pizza bites.

“Our tagline is, ‘gluten-free just got EVEN better,’” explained Russo. “With SUP as a trusted partner, we can expand our presence throughout major retailers and mainstream marketplaces. We’re already available at Wegmans, Meijer, Wild by Nature, and Giant Eagle, to name a few. We can’t thank StandUpPouches enough for the gorgeous bags and continued support.”
Russo’s Gluten-Free Gourmet brand was born to address the void in quality Italian cuisine available to diners with gluten allergies or celiac disease. With 30 years of experience as a professional chef and restaurateur, Neil Russo crafted and perfected a full line of traditional Italian delights—including tiramisu, cannoli, eggplant parmigiana, and Italian bread. Russo’s pizza bites are now hitting shelves nationwide, packaged and distributed in quality-preserving stand bags, supplied by

“The Russo’s story is more than just a focus on healthy eating,” said David Marinac, President of “This is a brand that grew from a genuine passion for good food, along with admirable compassion for those living with celiac disease and other gluten-free dietary needs. Everything they create is produced in a strictly gluten-free facility. We’re proud to be the packaging provider for a company like Russo’s Gluten-Free Gourmet. They’re making milestones with great-tasting snacks, and we think our stand bags offer the perfect vehicle to reach even more consumers.”

Russo’s Gluten-Free Gourmet products are available for online purchase at

For more information on flexible pouch packaging design and production, visit the StandUpPouches website.

About is a leader in flexible packaging, specializing in stand pouches—one of the fastest-growing package solutions in the market. SUP designs and supplies stand-up packaging made from multilayer film, customizable in boilable or microwavable options. SUP pouches keep products fresher, longer, while protecting contents from moisture, vapor, oxygen, odor, light, or puncture. is a division of ABC Packaging Direct, based in Cleveland, Ohio.

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