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PIZZA HUT HITS A SWEET SPOT WITH HERSHEY’S COOKIE

PIZZA HUT HITS A SWEET SPOT WITH HERSHEY’S COOKIE

Giant, pizza-shaped chocolate chip cookie now available 

To the delight of dessert lovers across Australia, Pizza Hut has today launched a sweet treat sure to tickle the tastebuds of cookie monsters across the country - the Ultimate Hershey’s Chocolate Chip Cookie.

Made with 100% Hershey’s Chocolate Chips and big enough to share, the warm, gooey, 8-inch pizza-shaped cookie is the biggest and sweetest creation to ever come from the Pizza Hut kitchen.

For just $5.95, pizza lovers can enjoy the mouth-watering dessert, which looks like a pizza, made up of eight delicious, chewy, choc-chip filled slices of cookie. Filled with Hershey’s famous chocolate chips, it’s bound to please those with a sweet-tooth – and it’s just in time for Easter.

Pizza Hut Australia Head of Marketing and Innovation Fatima Syed said the new, limited-edition dessert is an exciting first for Australia and launches after widespread success in the USA.

“This cookie is the real deal. It’s packed with world-famous chocolate chips by Hershey’s, and we serve it up how we like it – perfectly warm and gooey. It goes without saying, it’s a definite must-try for all chocoholics and pizza lovers out there!” Syed said.

“We love working with leading brands like Hershey’s, and recently Doritos, to bring quality new and exciting products to our fans. Watch this space,” said Syed.

The Ultimate Hershey’s Chocolate Chip Cookie is available at Pizza Hut stores nationally for a limited time only.

To find out more, head to Pizza Hut’s Facebook page at facebook.com/pizzahutaustralia, and to share your cookie feedback use the hashtag #PizzaHutCookie.

About Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), delivers more pizza, pasta and wings than any other restaurant in the world. The company began 57 years ago in Wichita, Kansas, when two brothers borrowed $600 from their mom to start a pizzeria. What started out small has become the biggest pizza company in the world and today operates more than 15,600 restaurants in more than 90 countries serving innovative pizzas and traditional favourites. For more information, visit www.pizzahut.com.au. Follow Pizza Hut on Facebook (www.facebook.com/pizzahutaustralia) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/PizzaHutAus).

For more information, please contact:

Samantha Boyd | 02 9292 7013 | 0414 408 198 | samb@accesspr.com.au

Emma Reyes | 02 9292 7006 | 0424 425 813 | emmar@accesspr.com.au