ifiGOURMET, a leading importer and distributor of specialty ingredients for professionals in the pastry, bakery, chocolate, confectionery and ice cream segments, has announced that it has acquired the assets of GourmetXpress (All American Food Company, Inc.) based in South San Francisco, California through its subsidiary ifiGOURMET West LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
GourmetXpress is a leading supplier of frozen cakes, pastries, cookies, desserts, appetizers and beverages to culinary professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area. The company serves over 1,700 of the area’s leading hotels, caterers, cafes, corporate campuses, hospitals and universities. It will be merged into ifiGOURMET West and operate out of a 28,000-square-foot facility located in South San Francisco.
“We are more than excited to welcome GourmetXpress team to the ifiGOURMET family,” says Rick Brownstein, chief executive officer of ifiGOURMET. “Adding GourmetXpress to our organization dramatically expands our offering of exciting frozen dessert products, enabling us to better serve our long-time customers in the Bay Area and beyond. In addition, GourmetXpress has served culinary professionals in the Bay Area for 40 years, and their long-standing customers will benefit from our outstanding portfolio of ingredients and convenience products. The GourmetXpress team reflects our core values and will be a great addition to our organization as we continue to build A Sweet Company.”
“I am happy to be in a position to continue to serve our customers in the same dedicated manner in which they have become accustomed as well as secure the futures of the GourmetXpress team,” says Norm Weil, president and founder of GourmetXpress. “ifiGOURMET’s exclusive product offering will provide our customers with many new and exciting options to create and inspire exceptional desserts.”