Our Story

Alive & Kickin’ Pizza Crust, a division of Port City Bakery, Inc., started manufacturing remarkable custom dough products in 1989. Six years later we introduced a line of self-rising pizza crusts, drawing on our founders’ vast experience in the pizza industry — including operating pizzerias, manufacturing, and even the design and fabrication of our own equipment. Not long after that, we began making par-baked crusts to complement our live dough products. It wasn’t long before we became the go-to manufacturer in the pizza industry for innovative ideas and winning recipes.

In 2015 we acquired The Dough Shop®, well known in the Midwest as the leader in high-quality frozen dough balls. Today, Alive & Kickin’ boasts a full line of pizza doughs, producing a wide variety of quality pizza crusts, flatbreads, and related dough products for restaurants, food service, and manufacturers.