About American Pizza Community

What is the American Pizza Community?

The American Pizza Community is a coalition comprised of the nation’s largest pizza companies, regional chains, small business franchise owners, suppliers and other entities that make up the American pizza industry.  The coalition was formed to advocate for policies affecting pizza companies and operators of all sizes and to support programs that allow the industry to grow and create jobs.

Who is part of the American Pizza Community?

Currently, the coalition includes Domino’s Pizza, Figaro’s Italian Pizza, Godfather’s Pizza, Hungry Howie’s, Hunt Brothers, the International Pizza Hut Franchise Holders Association, Little Caesars, Nick-N-Willy’s Pizza, Papa John’s Pizza, Papa John's Pizza, Pizza Factory and Pizza Schmizza, as well as supplier partners Coca-Cola, Leprino Foods Company, the National Pork Producers Council, Paradise Tomato Kitchens, PepsiCo, and Tyson. They represent over 20,000 pizza restaurants across 50 states. The coalition welcomes new members from other pizza companies and supplier partners in the industry. 

What policies affect the pizza industry?

With more than 77,000 pizza stores in the United States, pizza companies, owners are operators are impacted by regulations and local, state and federal policies.  From delivery drivers and in-store managers to equipment manufacturers and food and beverage suppliers, the APC seeks to ensure that the entire pizza community is represented fairly in public policy debates. 

US Pizza Industry Facts