Bananas Restaurants Introduces Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Nonfat Yogurt Brand debuts Pumpkin Pie Smoothie for a First Taste of the Holidays

October 05, 2015 // // MORRISTOWN, NJ - Villa Enterprises, global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor, announced Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt restaurants, with its motto: ‘the feel good, taste good, be good choice’, have introduced a Pumpkin Pie Smoothie for a first taste of the holidays. Made with 100% real pumpkin and a delicious mix of vanilla nonfat frozen yogurt with a touch of honey, the Pumpkin Pie Smoothie is available in 16 ounce and 24 ounce sizes. The new Pumpkin Pie Smoothie joins the menu at all 37 locations today for a limited time. For a list of locations click here:

“Pumpkin is a perennial favorite comfort food, just like turkey at Thanksgiving and, eggnog at Christmas,” said Leslie Chinea, Bananas Brand Manager. “Now guests don’t have to wait until Thanksgiving to enjoy Bananas new Pumpkin Pie Smoothie. It tastes just like a pumpkin pie filled with holiday goodness!”

Whether in a cone, cup, sundae or smoothie, Bananas uses nonfat frozen yogurt and fresh ingredients, to make all the delicious combinations. Real fruit smoothies and good-for-you snacks, meal replacement options, as well as nondairy fruit frosties, nonfat frozen yogurt sundaes, fresh squeezed juices, and a variety of natural grab-n-go snack offerings, round out the menu.

About Bananas 

Founded in 1979 by Villa Enterprises, Bananas has evolved to become the ultimate fun food, with locations in malls, airports, casinos and high-traffic locations. The refreshing fruit smoothies, cool fresh fruit frosties and delicious frozen yogurt at Bananas make for the perfect assortment of fun treats. Bananas delights the entire family with products that offer traditional goodies and health conscious options as well. Bananas is available as a franchise, kiosk, and co-branding opportunity. More information can be found here.

About Villa Enterprises

Villa Enterprises is a global multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor. Founded in 1964 by Michele Scotto, a Naples, Italy native, Villa Enterprises, began as a small pizzeria next to the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City. Today, Villa Enterprises is an international organization that recently celebrated its 51st year in business with nearly 400 quick-serve restaurants in malls, airports, casinos and other high-traffic locations.

Villa’s QSR brands, including Villa Italian Kitchen, Villa Pizza, Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads, Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt, South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries and Far East, can be found across 40 U.S. states, Puerto Rico and nine additional countries. More information about franchise opportunities for these popular quick-serve brands can be found here. Villa also operates 12 full-service restaurants in suburban New Jersey under the 40North brand including The Black Horse Tavern & Pub, The Office, Steelworks Buffet & Grill, Piattino and George & Martha’s. For more information, please visit

SOURCE Villa Enterprises


Linda Duke
Chief Executive Office
Duke Marketing, LLC.


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