Frozen pizza company expanding in Kaukauna

KAUKAUNA, Wis. (WBAY) - A frozen pizza company is expanding its Kaukauna facility and plans to add dozens of jobs.

Bernatello's Pizza has announced a $24 million expansion project with the goal to add 48 jobs over the next three years.

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation has authorized $350,000 in state income tax credits over three years. The company will receive the tax credits based on the number of jobs created and capital investment.

"The decision by Bernatello's to invest here in Wisconsin shows the company’s continued commitment to our state and its workforce,” said Mark R. Hogan, secretary and CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. “In addition to the jobs created by this project, this expansion will allow Bernatello’s to take advantage of a growing market and position itself for future growth.”

Bernatello's is based in Edina Minnesota. It distributes pizza under the brand names Brew Pub, Bellatoria, Real'Za, Pizza Corner, Hangry Bear, Orv's and Roma.