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The world of ingredients is wide

We know where it tastes best

In order to guarantee you the highest quality vegetables, herbs, fruit and spices, there is no distance we won’t go. This is a promise that has enabled us to grow and become more efficient as a company over the decades. A powerful network, our own production sites and many strategic partners in the best growing areas of the world, today forms the foundation of our work - and our international success. This makes us largely independent of climate changes and quality fluctuations, ensures excellent raw material sources, reliable logistics world-wide, and the result: excellent quality in every season, from which your products can only benefit.

We are there for you

With fresh ingredients and top service

Just as we have emphasized the highest level of taste and freshness in our products, we have similarly emphasized the highest level of professional and personal service to our customers. With office in the US, in several European countries, and in China, we are located where you need us. Flexible and always on site, we maintain direct contact with our partners and customers. In addition, our employees and representatives speak the relevant local languages and have very good market knowledge. This allows us to respond to inquiries or problems as quickly as possible. For you, this means that the best raw materials in the world combined with our know-how are always within your reach.

In Germany

In Greven (Germany) all important threads come together. Our head office covers all management functions with departments such as Sales, Logistics, Marketing, Production, Quality Assurance and Administration. This brings together our most important functions in one central location. In Greven quality guidelines are developed, product decisions made and all international activities are coordinated. Our sales staff serve customers in Germany, Europe and parts of Asia, as well as in countries where we are not directly represented locally, such as: South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Also our sister companies Groco Food GmbH and 1PLUS Produkte GmbH are located here.



In Peru

Procesadora Agroindustrial La Joya SAC is a company dedicated to the growing, air drying and freeze drying of all types of vegetables and aromatic herbs, and has been working in the market for more than five years. The company started its activities in September 2011 and has been part of Groneweg International GmbH since 2013. Our collaboration with La Joya takes the form of a majority stake owned by Freeze-Dry Foods in a project with Peruvian partners, ensuring us high quality raw materials and experienced local workers. 


In the USA

FDI (Freeze-Dry Ingredients) is located in Chicago, in the heart of the US food industry. FDI has been established since 2008. The Freeze-Dry Ingredients business unit was previously located in San Jose, California.

We deliver Quality moments

Punctual, reliable, global

Since 2001, Freeze-Dry Foods GmbH (Germany) and sister comapnies have had a global sales and logistics network that bundles the activities of all participating companies in the areas of purchasing, production, processing, logistics and sales.
We offer our customers worldwide personal contacts and an access to our entire network. This means global procurement with central order processing, quick access to the best growing regions in the world with an enormous range of products and reliable international logistics.

We trust strong partners

And their great taste

Freeze-Dry Foods GmbH, as the purchasing arm of Freeze-Dry Ingredients, establishes works worldwide strategic alliances with leading suppliers of air or freeze-dried products allowing us to openly promote the products of these partner companies.

As a global player in freeze-dried and air-dried ingredients, we rely on these strategic alliances. They alone ensure fast access to a high-quality and diverse product range from the world's best growing areas. Together with our partners, we are constantly developing new ideas for product applications, improving existing ingredients and discovering new ones. The success of our customers is convincing evidence of the value of this strategy..

Contact us.

Freeze-Dry Foods Ingredients Inc.

188 W Industrial Drive, Suite 200 Elmhurst, Illinois 60126 USA

+1 630-530-1880


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