‘Always a slice ahead’ introducing SA’s first Cannabis pizza

Col’Cacchio and africanpure launch first Cannabis pizza in SA TODAY!

Popular Italian Inspired restaurant franchise group, Col’Cacchio together with africanpure, one of Africa’s leading CBD brands, have just announced the launch of the first ever Cannabis pizza range in SA, which will be available at selected Col’Cacchio restaurants from today, 25 June 2019.

Following the landmark announcement in recent weeks by the Department of Health, Cannabidiol (CBD) can now be legally purchased in SA. Col’Cacchio and africanpure have wasted no time working non-stop behind the scenes to get ahead of the Cannabis story in SA.

Col’Cacchio continues to cement its presence as one of the most innovative restaurant brands in SA with healthy dining being a key focus of their offering.  The brand was one of the first to introduce gluten free, low calorie, Banting/ carb-conscious and vegan alternatives to their menu and will now be the first restaurant brand to have a Cannabis offering.

The Col’Cacchio menu will feature two gourmet Cannabis inspired pizzas, namely the Green Goddess and the Not-So-Plain Mary Jane, which will be retailed at R125 and R140 respectively. The two iconic pizzas’ will be drizzled with africanpure CBD oil which contains no THC or synthetic chemicals, making it absolutely safe to enjoy. Customers will also be able to add CBD oil to any other dish on the Col’Cacchio menu at an additional cost of R25.

“At Col’Cacchio, we have always aimed to be innovative with our menu offering and provide our loyal fan base with the latest health positive trends. We love to stay ahead of the curve and are extremely proud to be the first restaurant in SA to launch a Cannabis pizza and look forward to seeing old and new faces in our restaurants coming in to try this exciting new range “, explains Kinga Baranowska, Col’Cacchio co-founder.

“We are really thrilled to be at the forefront of the Cannabis story in South Africa and to be working with one of the country’s most innovative restaurant franchise groups. Col’Cacchio is a model example of what we as africanpure are striving to achieve, using only the very best ingredients and providing wholesome accessible products to all our customers. We are certain that the new Cannabis offering at Col’Cacchio will be a massive hit.”, says Mike Saunders, africanpure co-founder.

The new Cannabis pizza range will be available at all Col’Cacchio restaurants, excluding the Windhoek and Halaal restaurants.

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About africanpure

africanpure is one of the leading, proudly African CBD brands to have hit the market in South Africa. Our core focus is on purity of ingredients, traceability and being a responsible representative of the rapidly growing CBD industry. All of our products follow best production practice and come with batch specific labs reports giving you peace of mind when entering this wonderful new world of CBD and Cannabis in general. For more information, please visit

About Col’Cacchio

Founded in 1992 by Michael Terespolsky and Kinga Baranowska, Col’Cacchio is an Italian inspired franchise with 37 restaurants across South Africa and Windhoek. The popular casual dining establishment is known for its delicious piping hot gourmet thin-based wood-fired pizzas, hearty pasta and crisp fresh salads and has a legacy of crafting artisanal meals out of the freshest sourced ingredients, with quality and innovation at the heart of their dynamic offering. Col’Cacchio has always been at the forefront of dietary trends, being one of the first in the market to introduce carb conscious options for pizza, salad and pasta. Their offering now includes a Halaal food option as well as gluten-free and vegan alternatives.