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The Cannoli Pie Company With It's Rich History And Humble Beginnings, A Connecticut Tradition For Over 50 Years

Florence Carmela
John DiMarco, owner of the Cannoli Pie Company and Luigi's Cannoli Cafe at 391 Lincoln Ave. in Bridgeport.Photo byThe Cannoli Pie Company

The Cannoli Pie Company with it's rich history and humble beginnings, a Connecticut tradition for over 50 years is now nationwide!

If you are a resident of Bridgeport, or live anywhere in the state of Connecticut, you've known and loved Luigi's Italian Bakery, including owner John DiMarco, throughout their years of business, serving 3 generations of loyal residents with their love and dedication. Now, The Cannoli Pie Company, which is home to the "Luigi’s original cannoli pie" has been delivering pies, cakes and pastries since they first opened in 1968. Cannoli's are Sicilian pastries, tube-shaped shells of fried pastry dough, filled with a sweet, creamy filling made of ricotta cheese, which is a staple of Sicilian cuisine.

According to their official website "With a dedication to customer service, satisfaction, and hospitality, our privately owned and operated business strives to make you feel like family! With a rich history of humble beginnings and a small bakery shop in Bridgeport, Connecticut, we’re proud to have grown our business to service customers nationwide including home delivery, supermarkets, restaurants and retailers across the country. More importantly in doing so, we’ve remained true to our original cannoli pie and signature cheesecake products; hand-making each and every dessert that leaves our facility.
We hold the highest standards from each of our employees to every individual product that ships to our customers and stores. It continues to be an honor to be doing something we love and providing customers with a high quality product they love."

"The Cannoli Pie Company operates a wholesale distribution business. Our frozen and fresh desserts are marketed under the Luigi’s Brand. We are the home of Luigi’s Original Cannoli Pie, a Connecticut Tradition for over 50 Years! Luigi’s branded handmade frozen desserts are sold at 1,000+ retail grocery locations, restaurants, delicatessens, pizzerias, and specialty shops across the state of Connecticut!" Taken from the The Cannoli Pie Company website.

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