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Papa Murphy’s Named Best Food Quality Among Quick Serve Restaurants by Technomic

VANCOUVER, Wash., Jan. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRSH) the world’s leading take and bake pizza brand, is pleased to announce the company was named best in food quality among quick serve restaurants and is the 2016 Consumers’ Choice award winner for chain restaurants by Technomic Inc. The company was named the top quick-serve concept for food quality among 138 restaurant chains and 11 pizza brands studied, exemplifying Papa Murphy’s commitment to offering menu items made with high quality ingredients.

“Papa Murphy’s is dedicated to providing our customers with an exceptional culinary experience, which starts with great tasting, fresh and fulfilling meal options made with high quality, wholesome ingredients – a foundation of our brand for the last 35 years,” said Ken Calwell, president and chief executive officer of Papa Murphy’s. “This award is a testament to the importance we place on food quality and the great lengths we go to provide fresh options for our customers, preparing our ingredients and dough fresh in store daily. We are proud to be recognized by both our loyal customers and Technomic for serving an excellent product that moms and dads can feel good about serving their family.”

Papa Murphy’s offers fresh, never frozen dough that is made in stores each day as well as fresh vegetables chopped daily, 100 percent whole-milk mozzarella – grated in-store each day, high quality meat with no added fillers and specialty, premium ingredients like Angus Steak, spicy fennel sausage, roasted garlic, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, feta cheese and sundried tomato.

The rankings are based on Technomic’s comprehensive Consumer Brand Metrics program which rates more than 120 leading restaurant chains on more than 60 different attributes of the consumer experience including quality of the food to the overall brand reputation. The ongoing study records more than 80,000 consumer visits annually. Papa Murphy’s received The Chain Restaurant Consumers’ Choice Award at the Consumer Insights Planning Program Conference on January 13, 2016, in Newport Beach, California.

To find a Papa Murphy’s location nearest you, please visit www.papamurphys.com and the full menu can be found at http://www.papamurphys.com/menu/. Order online via the Papa Murphy’s App available free for download from the Apple® App Store® and Google Play®. To connect with Papa Murphy’s through social media, visit www.facebook.com/papamurphyspizza or @papamurphys #Loveat425.

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 more than 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.

Media Contact: Christine Beggan, ICR Christine.Beggan@icrinc.com 203-682-8329

Source:Papa Murphys Holdings, Inc.