LOS ANGELES, October 4, 2012 - Muginoho International, Inc., the parent company and franchisor of Beard Papa's Sweets Café, a leader of premium desserts and known for its fresh and natural cream puffs, signed a deal with the Walt Disney Company to have the iconic Beard Papa’s character appear in Disney’s upcoming feature 3D animation movie “Wreck-It-Ralph”.
The film is scheduled to be released nationwide on November 2, 2012 and will premier in Hong Kong and Japan early next year.
"Disney Animation Studios is a perfect match for our Beard Papa character. Disney has a powerful brand that resonates with families and Disney Animation Studios’ imagination has truly captured the essence of the Beard Papa character and brand." said Craig Takiguchi, President and CEO of Muginoho International, Inc. “I look forward to seeing our customers’ faces when Beard Papa is brought to life on the big screen!”
Born in Osaka, Japan in 1999, Beard Papa's is known to serve the "World's Best Cream Puffs," and has become an international desserts phenomenon. The Beard Papa's brand is built around its unique products and the iconic Beard Papa character. Beard Papa’s cream puffs are made with premium all natural ingredients including real Bourbon vanilla beans and no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives. Its innovative and proprietary puff shell is multi-layered with a crisp pie crust outer layer and a soft French choux dough inside. Beard Papa’s unique "eater-tainment" operations model allows customers to view the entire production process in a way that appeals to the five senses. The choux pastry dough is baked in an open-style kitchen, and the puffs are filled and packaged to order for every customer.
Muginoho International, Inc., located in Los Angeles, California, is the global franchising division for Muginoho Ltd., based in Osaka, Japan. Beard Papa's is franchised in over 17 different countries and regions worldwide and is one of several QSR and casual dining concepts that are franchised and licensed through the company. For more information on Beard Papa’s visit www.beardpapas.com. Follow them on Twitter @beard_papas and like on Facebook at www.facebook.com/beardpapas.international.
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