Papa Murphy's Selects BellTower Technologies

VANCOUVER, Wash., June 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRSH), the world's leading take 'n' bake pizza franchise, today announced its selection of BellTower Technologies to implement its state-of-the-art communication, management and reporting system to quickly respond in the event of suspected food quality or safety issues.

"Papa Murphy's is dedicated to providing our customers with a great experience, and as a result, food safety and quality is at the center of that focus," said Dan Harmon, senior vice president of operations at Papa Murphy's. "We are committed to offering our guests the highest quality menu items, and we are proud to collaborate with an organization that values the importance of food and product quality and safety."

BellTower Technologies is the leading global provider of food recall and withdrawal communications solutions. The company offers fast, interactive mass communication, management and reporting solutions for business continuity, disaster recovery, emergency management and a host of routine communications. BellTower will provide communication services for Papa Murphy's restaurants through its Instant Recall™ service, used by leading food distribution and food service companies. The centralized command-and-control communications platform will enable, standardize and simplify emergency communications to help ensure customer safety, and will provide nearly instantaneous communication across all restaurant locations to ensure fast and verified response.

"We look forward to working with Papa Murphy's to provide the company and its franchisees with the appropriate technology and resources to effectively manage its critical communications," said Alexey Karasev, vice president of operations. "We believe our technology will be beneficial to Papa Murphy's and help to ensure that the company serves only the highest quality products made with safe and fresh ingredients."

About Papa Murphy's

Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRSH) is a franchisor and operator of the largest Take 'n' Bake pizza chain in the United States, selling fresh, hand-crafted pizzas ready for customers to bake at home. The company was founded in 1981 and currently operates over 1,400 franchised and corporate-owned fresh pizza stores in 38 States, Canada and United Arab Emirates. Papa Murphy's core purpose is to bring all families together through food people love with a goal to create fun, convenient and fulfilling family dinners. In addition to scratch-made pizzas, the company offers a growing menu of grab 'n' go items, including salads, sides and desserts. For more information, visit Find Papa Murphy's on Facebook at

About BellTower Technologies

Founded in 2002, BellTower Technologies LLC is the leading provider of recall and withdrawal communication services for the Food Service and Food Distribution industries. Its flagship service, Instant Recall™, is used by the majority of the top 10 global restaurant brands, and leading food distributors. BellTower Technologies is based in Richardson, Texas, and can be reached at 888-400-4786 or online at or

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Source:Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc.