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Photo Release -- Papa Murphy's Spices Up Its Menu With New Buffalo Chicken Pizza Featuring Frank's(R) RedHot(R)

VANCOUVER, Wash., Sept. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRSH), the world's leading take and bake pizza franchise and Frank's® RedHot® today announced a relationship to bring the perfect blend of flavor and heat to Papa Murphy's daring new pizza creation, the Buffalo Chicken Pizza. The limited-time only Buffalo Chicken Pizza will be available at participating locations nationwide from September 22 through October 31.

Papa Murphy's Buffalo Chicken Pizza


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This new Buffalo Chicken Pizza starts with Papa Murphy's original crust made from fresh, scratch-made dough and is topped with Frank's RedHot sauce, grilled chicken, green onions, Mozzarella, Provolone and Cheddar cheese, drizzled with creamy garlic sauce. All the vegetables and cheeses are hand sliced and hand grated in-store daily and every Buffalo Chicken Pizza comes with a side of Frank's RedHot sauce, while supplies last, so guests can further customize their pizza once it's hot out of the oven.

"Papa Murphy's new Buffalo Chicken Pizza makes a bold statement at dinnertime, for pizza fans who enjoy the spicy flavor of hot sauce with just the right amount of kick," said Ken Calwell, president and chief executive officer of Papa Murphy's. "Frank's RedHot is the perfect addition to any dinner and we are thrilled to give our customers a unique new pizza option perfect for the upcoming fall sports season."

"Consumers love Frank's RedHot because it's a fun brand," said Jeanne Hui, director of marketing, foodservice for The French's Food Company. "More importantly, our sauces deliver the perfect balance of heat and flavor. Since Papa Murphy's is one of the top U.S. pizza chains and known for having great tasting pizzas, we are extremely pleased about this relationship."

Like all Papa Murphy's menu items, the Buffalo Chicken Pizza is completely customizable from crust to toppings and customers can make their creation on gluten-free dough or add additional toppings from the Create-Your-Own line in-store. Guests take the Buffalo Chicken Pizza home and bake it at 425 degrees for 12 – 18 minutes in their own oven for a fresh, delicious and convenient dinnertime option.

Customers can show how they spice their slice by joining the conversation on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #SpiceYourSlice. Don't forget to tag @papamurphys and @FranksRedHot so we can repost our favorites! To find a Papa Murphy's location nearest you, please visit www.papamurphys.com.

About Frank's® RedHot®

FRENCH'S Foods, a division of Reckitt Benckiser, the maker of FRANK'S® REDHOT® Cayenne Pepper Sauce, is a leading manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of food and household products. Some other well known, trusted household names in the Reckitt Benckiser family of food products include FRENCH'S® mustards and FRENCH'S® Crispy Fried Onions.

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 nearly 1,500 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.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Jessica Liddell, ICR Jessica.Liddell@icrinc.com 203-682-8200

Source:Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc.