New Member Spotlight

NFRA is always gaining new members from a variety of categories. Read below to learn about some of our newest members of the association!

Gelarto, ‘the art of Italian ice cream’ is a new and exciting gelato brand from Italy. As well as operating our own gelaterias, we provide over forty flavors of authentic Italian gelato to the US Foodservice Industry. Our delicious range of Gelarto pints can also be found in a growing number of supermarkets, so what makes Gelarto so different? Taste and authenticity. Our gelato has been made in Turin, Italy by the Grassi family since the 1950s. Today, Luca Grassi’s uncompromising reliance on fresh and carefully sourced ingredients ensures our gelato tastes as good now as it always has.

Enlightened Ice Cream 
ENLIGHTENED makes ice cream that tastes as great as it makes you feel! Our line of novelties and pints offers best-in-class flavor and unmatched nutrition.

Lamb Weston 
Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, Lamb Weston has led the industry in innovation, introducing inventive products for our customers and making food more delicious for their shoppers and consumers. From the fields where Lamb Weston potatoes are grown to proactive customer partnerships, Lamb Weston always strives for more and never settles. When we look at a potato, we see possibilities. Learn more about us at

Whitsons (Tastefull Plated™) 
The story of Tastefully Plated™ meals begins in 1979 when our founders set out to start a family business. Inspired by great meals enjoyed together around the dining room table, our Tastefully Plated™ selections are a deliciously different way to enjoy the convenience of a prepared meal, without sacrificing quality and taste. Our team focuses on delivering delicious meals by hand-crafting each plate with quality ingredients prepare from recipes created by our chefs. We source ingredients from farmers and supplies that are fresh, naturally clean, and sustainable. Our goal is to bring great tasting, affordable, home-style meals to everyone’s table.

Rehrig Pacific Company 
Rehrig Pacific is a family owned, leading Supply Chain, Operational & Reusable Packaging Solutions partner servicing our customers since 1913. We optimize how products, assets and ideas flow through the entire supply chain for industries that range from Consumer Packaged Goods to Dairy & Beverage to Medical Waste, all the way down to Distribution & In-Store Retail Display. Through our Reusable Plastic Packaging Solutions, we help our customers to Reduce Supply Chain Costs, Reduce Packaging Waste, Enhance FSMA Compliance & Food Safety, Impact Sustainability Initiatives, and ultimately streamline our customers supply chains to make them safer & more profitable.

Firestone Pacific Foods 
For over 100 years Firestone has produced fruit of world class quality and flavor. Global strategic alliances and our fifth-generation farm located in the Pacific Northwest allows Firestone to supply a full range for your frozen fruit category. Our state of the art freezing and re-pack facility utilizes strict practices in food safety and handling assuring a safe and nutritious farm fresh product. Fresh and pure, we pick our fruit at the peak of ripeness. Within hours of harvest, each berry is carefully washed and individually quick frozen to lock in nutrients and delicious flavor. Enjoy the taste of summer year-round with our fresh frozen fruit. Quality since 1896

SIMEK’S is a family owned company focused on making mealtime easier while helping those in need. Since 1972 SIMEK’S has specialized in quality frozen food products. Today, we are proud to offer fully cooked Meatballs and All Natural Lasagna that are all free from artificial colors, flavors and preservatives. Through SIMEK’S Mealtime with A Cause™, a portion of all proceeds are donated to help feed those in need. SIMEK’S is also certified as a woman owned company through WBENC.

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