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Key Suppliers

WHERE TO BUY THE BEST
By, STEVE THOMPSON

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FLAVORS, TOPPINGS

A. PANZA & SONS, LTD.
50-60 Parkway Place
Edison, NJ 08837
(732) 225-1314
www.icecreamproducts.com

Ice Cream mixes, icings, 
fillings (icings, brownies, 
cookies, etc.), toppings, 
flavors, bases, ice cream 
cups, spoons

DIPPIN FLAVORS
Sensient Flavors
1820 South Third Street
St. Louis, MO 63104
800-886-DIPN
www.dippinflavors.com

Ice cream flavors and toppings

 

FABBRI GELATO FLAVORS
Fabbri North America LLC

5701 49th. Place
Maspeth, NY 11378
www.fabbriusa.com

Gelato flavors

THE BENJAMIN P. FORBES COMPANY
800 Ken Mar Industrial Parkway
Broadview Hts, Ohio 44147
800-433-1090
www.forbeschocolate.com

Powdered Chocolate and Chocolate
Chips

GREEN MOUNTAIN FLAVORS, INC.
442 Treasure Drive
Oswego, IL 60543
Stan Sitton – President

stan@greenmountainflavors.com
800-639-8653

www.greenmountainflavors.com

 

All-Natural flavors and colors for ice 

cream, soft serve, gelato, sorbet, Italian 
ice, custard, sherbet and frozen yogurt

 

Greenwood Ice Cream
4829 Peachtree Rd.
Atlanta, GA. 30341
Mitchell F. Williams - President
800-678-6166

www.greenwoodicecream.com

 

Liquid mixes for soft serve ice cream, 

yogurt, hard pack ice cream and gelato
Powdered mixes for soft serve yogurts, 

ice creams and gelatos

 

GUITTARD CHOCOLATE CO.
10 Guittard Road
Burlingame, CA 94010
800-468-2462 
www.guittard.com

Powdered Chocolate and Chocolate
Flakes

LIMPERT BROTHERS, INC.
P.O. Box 1480
Vineland, NJ 08362
Ms. Pearl Giordano, President
800-691-1353
www.limpertbrothers.com

Ice cream flavors and toppings

ORINGER FLAVORS
CONCORD FOODS

10 Minuteman Way
Brockton, MA 02301
508-580-1700
www.concordfoods.com

Ice cream flavors and toppings

WEBER FLAVORS
549 Palwaukee Drive
Wheeling, IL 60090
800-558-9078
www.weberflavors.com

Ice Cream & Italian Ice flavors

I.RICE & COMPANY, INC.
11500 Roosevelt Boulevard
Building D
Philadelphia, PA 19116
Steve Kuhl - President

Sales@iriceco.com
www.iriceco.com

 

ITALIAN ICE FLAVORS
SORBET FLAVORS

KERR CONCENTRATES
2340 Hyacinth St. North East
Salem, OR 07303
503-378-0493
www.kerrconcentrates.com

Sorbet and Italian Ice purees

LOCHHEAD (vanilla) MFG. CO.
527 Administer Drive
Fenton, MO 63026
George Lochhead, President
800-776-2088
www.lochheadvanilla.com

VANILLA EXTRACT

NATIONAL FLAVORS
John Hinkle
1206 East Crosstown Pkwy
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
800-525-2431
www.nationalflavors.com

Ice Cream and Ices Flavors

NIELSEN MASSEY VANILLAS, INC.
1550 Shields Drive
Waukegan, IL 60085
Craig Nielson - President
847-578-1550
www.nielsenmassey.com

Vanilla extract

ICE CREAM MIX

Chicago Vegan Foods
(630) 629-9667

info@chicagoveganfoods.com
www. chicagoveganfoods.com

Vegan Ice Cream Mixes

CLASSIC MIX
Neenah, WI
Ted Galloway
800-722-8903
www.classicmixpartners.com

Ice Cream Mixes

 

Dairy-Mix, Inc.
3020 46th Ave. North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33714

​(800) 955-6101

sales@dairymix.com
www.dairymix.com

 

Wide variety of dairy blends from local Florida farmers including: 5% Vanilla No Sugar Added Mix, 10% Vanilla, 10% Chocolate, 14% Chocolate and 14% & 16% Ice Cream Mixes, 10% Custard Mix, Fat Free Vanilla and Chocolate Yogurt Mixes, more...

Kleins Ice Cream
3614 15th Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11218
www.veganicecream.com

Vegan Ice Cream Mixes

Mami's Foods

Nate O'Donnell, Vice President 
of Sales and Marketing,

430 E Kirkwood Ave
Bloomington, IN 47408

(844) 696-2647

info@mamisgelato.com

​www.mamisfoods.com

 

Vegan Gelato and Ice Cream Mixes. Your 

Dairy-Free/Vegan Desserts Solution

 

STRAUSS FAMILY CREAMERY
San Francisco, CA
www.strausfamilycreamery.com

Ice Cream Mixes (organic)

TATE & LYLE, PLC.
Sales for North America
2200 East Eldorado Street

Decatur, IL 62525
800-526-5728
www.tateandlyle.com

Ice Cream Stabilizers, Low Sugar Sweeteners 
​for Ice Cream

PACKAGING

Container & Packaging Supply, Inc.
1345 East State Street
Eagle, ID 83616
1 (800) 473-4144
www.containerandpackaging.com

Plastic containers & buckets

Ice Cream Boxes
New Freedom, PA                              
717-382-4931
www.icecreamboxes.com

Square ice cream and ices boxes**

LINPAC ROPAK PACKAGING
Contact info by Region
www.linpac.com

Ropak plastic containers

Pro Western Plastics, LTD
Warehouses in: LA, Minnesota, Washington, Oregon, Vancouver and Toronto

www.pro-westernplastics.com

 

2.5 and 3 gallon tubs for ice cream and Italian ice

NEGUS
114 N. Bedford St
Madison, WI 53703
888-241-7482​
www.negusboxnbag.com

Cardboard ice cream and ices containers**

Tyoga Container Co, Inc.
P.O. Box 517

9 Fish Street

Tioga, PA16946

570-835-5295

www.tyogacontainer.com

 

Corrugated containers & Packaging Supplies. Standard 2.5, 3 and 3.5 Gallon containers with lids. 3 Gallon Easy Handle containers also available.

**Note: for ices just add a plastic bag to the container to act as a liner

PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT

EMERY THOMPSON MACHINERY
15350 Flight Path Drive
Brooksville, FL 34604
Steve Thompson President/CEO
steve@emerythompson.com

WWW.EMERYTHOMPSON.COM

Italian Ice, Gelato, Hard Ice Cream, Sorbet, Cream Ice making machinery

Cardinal Carts and Equipment, Inc.  
<VIEW GALLERY>
Fredericksburg VA
888-864-3694​

www.CardinalCarts.com

Ice Cream, Italian Ice, Gelato Carts, Bicycle Style Carts
Dipping Cabinets, Portable Sink Systems, Display and Merchandizing Cabinets, Hardening Cabinets,  Umbrellas and Other Accessories

C. NELSON COMPANY
Oak Harbor, Ohio

Tammy Almendinger
George Dunlap

419-898-3305 ext. 201

www.cnelson.com

Dipping cabinets

GLOBAL REFRIGERATION EQUIPMENT

Marty Hendricks, Sr. VP

864-260-6600 ext. 340

mhendricks@globalref.com

www.globalref.com

 

Hardening cabinets & dipping cabinets

M&R Specialty Trailers and Trucks  <VIEW GALLERY>

9755 S.R. 121 SOUTH 
MACCLENNY, FL 32063
Richard Willis

904-397-0246

www.mr-trailers.com

Concession Vehicles

Specialty Trailers

T.D. Sawvel/Sawvel Automation

Maple Plain, MN

Troy Sawvel, President

877-488-1816

www.sawvelautomation.com

Food packaging equipment

PRODUCTION & OPERATIONAL SUPPLIES

WWW.WEBSTAURANTSTORE.COM

Day to day supplies: tubs, scoops, etc.

GELATO SUPPLY
4257 Domino Avenue Bldg 1
North Charleston SC 29405
Paolo Dalla Zorza
1.843.747.7887
sales@gelatosupply.com

www.gelatosupply.com

Gelato Pans/Liners, Spoons, Cups, Holders, To-Go, Cones, Spatulas, Scoops, more.

Purdy Products Company
1255 Karl Court
P.O. Box 456
Wauconda, IL 60084 U.S.A.
1-800-726-4849

www.purdyproducts.com

STERA-SHEEN EQUIPMENT SANITIZER AND CLEANER

TRAINING

EMERY THOMPSON MACHINERY
15350 Flight Path Drive
Brooksville, FL 34604
Steve Thompson President/CEO
steve@emerythompson.com

WWW.EMERYTHOMPSON.COM

Periodic onsite frozen dessert seminars. Reserved seating only. Contact Emery Thompson for reservations.

Large library of YouTube training videos, see website for details.

MALCOLM STOGO ASSOCIATES
79 Edgewood Ave.
West Orange, NJ 07052        
973-669-1062 office
   
www.icecreamuniversity.org

Ice Cream Consultant
Courses on frozen desserts
Books on frozen desserts
Books on starting your own business

MYSTIC BOOT CAMP

Mystic Ices and Creams

The Villages, Fruitland Park, Florida

Jeff Markow, Owner

xhippee@aol.com

352-801-0411

www.mysticbootcamp.net

Intensive two-day immersion training in the frozen dessert business.

VEGAN ICE CREAM “COOL SCHOOL”

Sweet Ritual Ice Cream

4631 Airport Blvd.
Suite 125
Austin, Texas 78751

(512) 666-8346

www.sweetritual.com/cool-school/

5-Day onsite course: developing recipes, opening a shop, purchasing equipment, and running a business from day to day

TRADE PUBLICATIONS

NATIONAL DIPPER MAGAZINE
1028 West Devon Avenue
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Lynda Utterback, Publisher
847-301-8400

www.nationaldipper.com

Bi-Monthly ice cream magazine

N.I.C.R.A.
National Ice Cream Retailers Association
1028 West Devon Avenue
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Lynda Utterback, Director
847-301-8400

www.nicra.org

Trade Association
(A must join!)

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Over many years, my customers have shared with me where they buy the best products and obtain the best services for their frozen dessert businesses. The following is a list of where to buy the best for your business. Please contact me for additional recommendations or to add your favorite supplier to our list. 718-588-7300.