FROM THE BLOG
Father's Day - Dreidoppel flavor pastes
June 14, 2018
Sometimes fathers do not receive the recognition they deserve; because of day-to-day stress, routines, and activities, we sometimes forget that dads function as our role model and #1 supporters. So why don't we celebrate dad in a way he can't refuse: with food! This year, ifiGOURMET wants to help you celebrate dad with Dreidoppel's Flavor Pastes.
25th Anniversary of ifiGOURMET
June 12, 2018
Cheers to 25 years! ifiGOURMET is celebrating its 25th anniversary this June. The family owned company was born in the bakery business and has flourished into a leading importer and master distributor.
The Vanilla Shortage: Our Solutions
May 10, 2017
The Problem: Last year the leading provider of vanilla suffered from a smaller crop than usual. Madagascar produces the largest quantity and best quality of the world's vanilla supply and the changing climate just couldn't produce in 2015. This year's crop is looking better, but it's still too early to tell if we'll be looking for long-term solutions.
Choosing the Best Chocolate
January 4, 2016
To create the best recipe every single ingredient must be perfect. Here are some points that should be taken under consideration when making the decision of what kind of chocolate is the best. Origin There are three different cocoa trees varieties: Forastero (or amazonico), which is very resistant against diseases but acidic and bitter, it is mainly produced in the biggest cocoa producing countries located in Africa and Asia.
Holiday 2016
December 13, 2016
Here in the ifiGOURMET office, north of Chicago, the atmosphere inside was feeling as gray as it was looking outside. With the holidays just around the bend, I felt like we needed some sparkle and spirit brought to our daily grind. This was the inspiration behind the First Annual Gingerbread Cubicle Decorating Contest.
Top Ten Convenience Products
March 17, 2016
ifiGOURMET is a master importer & distributor of basic and specialty ingredients from the world's leading manufacturers of pastry, bakery, and confectionery products. But just because our products are of the finest quality and meet the exacting standards of professional pastry chefs doesn't mean they can't be fast, easy, and convenient, too. Go ahead--try these shortcuts!
We're in the mood for fall
September 09, 2015
It's that wistful time of year when we're most aware of the passage of time - the evening creeps in a little earlier, there's a cooler hint to the breezes. Frisbees have been traded for footballs, and bathing suits for backpacks. We're not quite ready to say goodbye to our lazy summer days and rush headlong into pumpkins and sweaters, so let's take the time to enjoy the last hurrah of summer fruits and anticipate the harvest bounty to come.