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Innovative Food Ingredients offer a huge range of Gluten Free products

Gluten is the protein component found in wheat, rye and barley. The modern diet can mean consuming more gluten than we did previously, resulting in more and more people becoming sensitive to Gluten.  This is why we at IFI have focused on offering a Gluten Free range to our customers.

AVO Lafiness Oil Based Marinades from Innovative Food Ingredients

Our fabulous Gluten Free range includes a wide range of options, including marinades, glazes, crumbs, sausage mixes and burger mixes.

Our range of AVO Lafiness Oil Based Marinades are all Gluten Free, HVP Free and allergen free, and come in over 30 fantastic flavours.  They have each been specially created using the finest quality ingredients and offer an excellent visual appeal.

The Alfresco Butcher have a new range of Gluten Free glazes available, fabulous for flavouring any meat this BBQ season. The range includes a Chinese style Glaze, a Garlic Butter Glaze, a Hot & Spicy Glaze to bring the zing to your pork chops, a Mint glaze which is great for lamb and a classic Smokey BBQ Glaze to bring the BBQ taste indoors, whatever the weather may be!

Our range includes four different Gluten Free crumbs from AVO, suitable for all meats. Their classic Gluten Free Crumb is a superb, catch-all crumb that enhances all substrates and applications. The Gluten Free Alabama Crumb is inspired by one of our best selling flavour profiles, and is attractive, delicious and very moreish.  AVO’s Gluten Free Tomato and Herb Crumb is a vibrant, colourful and very flavoursome addition to the range.  They also offer a distinct Gluten Free Curry Crumb – crispy, punchy and doesn’t hold back on taste.

Arthur Pipkins now offer four different Gluten Free sausage mixes in our range including the Premium Cumberland Sauage Mix, the Olde English Sausage Mix, the Lincolnshire Sausage Mix and a traditional Pork Sausage Mix.  Their Premium Gluten Free Burger Mix & Chopped Onion is also available, making it easy to make BBQ’s a Gluten Free zone this summer!

If you’re looking for something a bit special to offer your customer – AVO’s Premium Black Garlic Marinade is also Gluten Free! A fine balance of ingredients, excellent with poultry, lamb and beef. Black Garlic contains twice as many antioxidants as raw garlic, which is sure to be an added selling point!

Whatever your flavour preference, it’s certain that we have something to appeal to those who have decided to avoid gluten in their diet.  View our Gluten Free products here, or contact us to find out more from a member of the team.

View our Gluten Free range

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Arthur Pipkins…not just a humble sausage!

arthur pipkins gourmet sausage mixes

View our chart on how the Arthur Pipkins Sausage Mixes can be used in different ways in your display counters.

 

Sausage MixSuggested Chiller NameAddition or PairingCustomer Meal Solution IdeaExtra Snippets!Protein
CumberlandFlavoursome Cumberland CurlyFlakey or Shortcrust PastrySucculent Sausage RollsPacked full of flavour from the blend of carefully selected herbs and spicesPork
Lamb & ApricotMoroccan StyleAVO Sweet Chilli or Sriracha SauceLamb Sausage Tagine or CasseroleOn-trend flavour profileLamb
Ginger & Spring OnionZingy Ginger & Punchy Spring OnionAVO Chinese Style Plum SauceOven or Hob Top CasseroleHealth benefit of GingerPork, Duck, Poultry
Garlic, Chilli & FennelMediterranean Gastro StyleAVO Italian Tomato SauceLong Slow Cook CasseroleHealth benefits of poultry sausage and a Mediterranean dietPork, Poultry
Chicken, Lemon & TarragonLean, Citrus, Herby and Very Tasty!Stuffing MixStuffing Meatballs or Roast Chicken DinnerHealthier without compromising tastePoultry
Horseradish & ChiveTasty Beef with HorseradishExtra Horseradish for earthy heatMid Week ‘Sunday Lunch’ TreatRoast in the oven for extra flavourBeef, Game
Basil & Sundried TomatoNeapolitan StylePasta, Italian Style Dressing, Shaved Parmesan and Black OlivesPasta SaladGreat flavours and visual appealPork, Poultry
Pepper, Rosemary & ThymeBourguignon StyleAVO Bourguignon Style SauceRich, Tasty CasseroleSlow cooker or oven optionPork, Poultry
Spicy Toffee AppleSweet & Spicy with A Bang!Caramelised Red OnionBarbecued… in between a bun for Guy Fawkes Night!Barbecued to perfectionPork, Beef, Poultry

 

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Recipe Idea: Kofta and Sriracha Style Meatballs

Kofta MeatballsThis is a popular flavour fusion with an extra kick!

Ingredients

  • 3kg Lean Minced Lamb (Pork or Chicken can also be used but we find Lamb works best)
  • 100g AVO Kofta Seasoning
  • 150g Ice Cold Water
  • 100g Feta Cheese
  • AVO Sriracha Style Sauce
  • Spring Onion to garnish
  • 20g Grated Cheese to garnish

Method of Preparation

  1. Add the Kofta seasoning to the minced lamb (or meat of your choice)
  2. Crumble in the feta, add the water and mix together well until combined
  3. Roll into 50g balls.
  4. Transfer to display tray or bowl and cover in AVO Sriracha Style Sauce.
  5. Garnish with grated cheese and chopped spring onion.
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Recipe Idea: Luxury Beef Olives

French Deco - Luxury Beef OliveA traditional English dish with a sophisticated Truffle flavour.

Ingredients

Method of Preparation

  1. Place the frying steak face-side down and brush on caramelised onion chutney
  2. Place sausage meat inside and roll up
  3. Secure with roasting bands
  4. Dip the ends in AVO French Deco Dried Herbs
  5. Brush over with AVO Lafiness Truffle Marinade, or AVO Lafiness Black Garlic Marinade
  6. Display and garnish with sliced chillies

 

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Great British Beef Week – 10% off your first order over £100, plus free delivery

Great British Beef Week - 10% off your first order

Enter code ‘GBBW10’ at the checkout

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It’s Great British Beef Week! We’re celebrating by offering 10% off your first order over £100, plus free delivery!

An extensive range of Butcher’s ingredients including burger and sausage mixes, seasonings, glazes, marinades, sauces, fillings and more.

Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Excludes Sale items. Offer ends 21st May 2018.

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Join Innovative Food Ingredients at FoodEx Trade Show 2018

Innovative Food Ingredients are proud to bring you TWO different stands at FoodEx this year. The show is at the NEC in Birmingham 16-18 April 2018.

Find IFI at FoodEx 2018

FoodEx is the leading UK Trade show for food & drink processing, packaging and logistics. This huge event boasts five different shows under one roof, over three days at the NEC in Birmingham. The show will shine a light on the top trends across the food sectors; highlighting the latest new ingredients to make an impression on the industry.

Our stand at The Ingredients Show will be showcasing our huge range of AVO products, featuring sauces, marinades, dry blends and flavoured coatings. AVO is a leading, family-owned food ingredient manufacturer based in Osnabruck, Germany. They have a second-to-none reputation for quality, innovation and state of the art production facilities. We are proud to be trusted distributors for AVO, and our team will be on hand at the show to talk through their range and how they can add value to your own products.

Find us at Stand H221 at The Ingredients Show.

Our stand at The Food & Drink Expo will focus on our high-quality retail condiments and cook-in sauces, all of which will be available for sampling on the day! These sauces offer something a bit special and will elevate any meal. The range features well-known brands such as Jim Beam, Taste Keejays of Suffolk, Traeger Rubs and Sauces, plus our new Courvoisier Creamy Peppercorn Sauce – perfect for the BBQ this summer and all year round!

Find us at Stand H109 at The Food & Drink Expo.

EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE AT OUR STANDS – come and speak to a member of the IFI team for to get an exclusive discount code, just for FoodEx visitors! This can be used when ordering online via our website.

Register for your free FoodEx pass today!

 

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IFI Launches New Development and Presentation Facility

Trusted and well regarded food ingredients supplier, Innovative Food Ingredients Limited (IFI) is proud to announce the launch of their new ‘Taste Hub’ based in Blackpool, Lancashire.

IFI launch The Taste HubThis concept, in collaboration with sister company The Alfresco Chef, has been created to facilitate the company’s increased commitment to innovation, creativity, customer service and ideation forums.

In addition to IFI’s pledge to provide their customers with quality products, at a true value for money price, they recognise that innovation is key to ensuring that customers remain satisfied, that they are offered products that mirror on-trend flavours and also novel and interesting methods of preparation and display.

“As the business has grown and evolved, we realised that we needed to invest in a central hub where we could meet, develop and taste products and work out solutions to our customers’ commercial, technical and development challenges. I’m delighted with the facility and although we only completed the refit on the 18th January, we’ve already hosted several supply partner meetings and a BBQ masterclass in collaboration with our outdoor cooking sister company, The Alfresco Chef” Says David Brennand – Director of IFI

Get in touch today to join us at The Taste Hub!

Editors Notes:

Innovative Food Ingredients Limited (IFI) is a highly respected family owned business who specialise in the distribution of quality food ingredients throughout the UK. IFI are distributors for global food ingredients manufacturers, AVO, a leading European spice, spice blends, liquid marinade and sauce specialist and Newly Weds Foods (NWF) including the well established Arthur Pipkins brand and the RHMI range. Recent additions to their product portfolio include; Jim Beam Bourbon BBQ Sauce, Keejays Taste & Goldfish Sauces, Taste of Goodness and Sinclair Sauces.

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Butchers win Gold with Arthur Pipkins Sausage Mixes

arthur pipkins gourmet sausage mixesInnovative Food Ingredients are proud to hear the news that one of our customers, Sole Butchers of Alresford, have won several Gold Awards for their sausages, using Arthur Pipkins Sausage Mixes!

They entered 9 different competitions in total, 7 of which were for sausages and won Gold Awards for all of them. These included the flavours Honey and Mustard, scoring 95/100, Garlic, Chilli & Fennel a very respectable 97/100 and Chorizo an astounding 98/100!

Sole Butchers of Alresford are a traditional, family-run butchers, who pride themselves on serving only the best to their customers, by a dedicated and skilled team.  One of their butchers even won ‘Young Sausage Maker of the Year’ this year.

Sole Butchers ordered their Arthur Pipkins sausage mixes and soon after, entered their sausages into the competitions, quickly realising the potential of the Arthur Pipkins range.

The IFI team are really pleased to hear of this success, and are proud to be associated with Sole Butchers of Alresford.

The full range of Arthur Pipkins Gourmet Sausage Mixes is available here.

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Innovative Food Ingredients Launches New E Commerce Website

IFI is delighted to launch a new ecommerce website platform which allows the customer the opportunity to shop at their convenience, anytime, anywhere and on any device.

“We have spoken with our customers to discover what they are looking for in an online store. As always, we have taken their feedback on board and we believe that we’ve created a store that’s safe to use and easy to navigate and transact via WorldPay.” said David Brennand, Managing Director.

The ecommerce site will complement the usual face to face and telephone ordering, customer support initiatives including: in store product demonstrations, technical and innovation advice and also new product sourcing.

To view the new ecommerce site, please visit

www.ifing.co.uk and click on the shopping trolley at the top right of the home page.

Innovative Food Ingredients (IFI) is a highly respected family owned business who specialise in the distribution of quality food ingredients throughout the UK. IFI are distributors for global food ingredients manufacturer, Newly Weds Foods (NWF) including the well established Arthur Pipkins brand and AVO, a leading European spice, spice blends, liquid marinade and sauce specialist.

An extensive range of quality Sausage Seasonings, Sausage & Burger Mixes, Glazes, Coatings, Functional Ingredients, Spice Blends,  Liquid Oil Based Marinades, Stir Fry Sauces and IFI Pantry Essentials are available at competitive prices. FREE advice, demonstrations and samples are also available upon request.

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For further details please contact David Brennand on 07748 983401 or send an email to sales@ifing.co.uk

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Innovative Food Ingredients Supports UK Sausage Week

IFI AP Sausauge Mix A5 Flyer_v2Innovative Food Ingredients Supports UK Sausage Week  

Butchers Join Arthur Pipkins for a Great British Banger Adventure  

In perfect time for the forthcoming UK Sausage Week, IFI has teamed up with supply partner Newly Weds Foods in a joint campaign which highlights the versatility, flavour and quality of the Arthur Pipkins range of sausage mixes. A Starter Pack of six flavours, along with complementary Winter Warmer recipe cards have been specially created for the event. From a traditional moreish Herby Cumberland Sausage Hot Pot with Barley and Sliced Potatoes to a Sticky Toffee Sausage Hot Dog, Apple Puree and Crispy Onions, perfect for Guy Fawke’s Night!

David Brennand, Managing Director of IFI says “In conjunction with our supply partners, we continually strive to support the UK’s butchers in ways that will make a positive difference to their business. The Sausage Week Starter Pack contains six 1.18kg sachets, sufficient for a 20lb mix and this initiative offers butchers the opportunity to try new flavours without too much investment. With over thirty variants in the Arthur Pipkins range to choose from, all free from artificial colours and flavours including Gluten Free options, we are confident that they are second to none in terms of quality, functionality and value for money.”

The Starter Packs cost £39.50 with FREE delivery

Innovative Food Ingredients (IFI) is a highly respected family owned business who specialise in the distribution of quality food ingredients throughout the UK. IFI are distributors for global food ingredients manufacturer, Newly Weds Foods (NWF) including the well established Arthur Pipkins brand and AVO, a leading European spice, spice blends, liquid marinade and sauce specialist.

An extensive range of quality Sausage Seasonings, Sausage & Burger Mixes, Glazes, Coatings, Functional Ingredients, Spice Blends, Liquid Oil Based Marinades, Stir Fry Sauces and IFI Pantry Essentials are available at competitive prices. FREE advice, demonstrations and samples are also available upon request.

UK Sausage Week

www.ifing.co.uk

www.avo.de

www.newlywedsfoods.co.uk

For further details please contact David Brennand on 07748 983401 or send an email to sales@ifing.co.uk

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Boom In Bourbon…IFI Launches New Jim Beam Sauce

New & Improved Sauce!

Serving Suggestion: Spoon JIM BEAM® Bourbon BBQ Sauce over your pork loin ribs, and leave to marinate in your counter. To serve, tell your customers to bang the ribs in the oven until cooked through, and the sauce is nice & jammy. Top with chives and serve up with a couple of pickles, slaw and sweet potato fries for a real American feast! Serving Suggestion: Pour JIM BEAM® Bourbon BBQ Sauce over prepared meatballs in a foil tray. To serve, tell your customers to pop in an oven until cooked. Serve with boiled corn on the cob & potato salad.

Click here  to find out more… Jim-Beam-Bulk 2017 

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IFI Launches Bosporus Marinade – A Fusion of Mediterranean and Turkish Flavours

Innovative Food Ingredients

Introducing… AVO Lafiness Bosporus Marinade

Innovative Food Ingredients (IFI) is a highly respected family owned business who specialise in the distribution of quality food ingredients throughout the UK. IFI are distributors for global food ingredients manufacturers, AVO, a leading European spice, spice blends, liquid marinade and sauce specialist and Newly Weds Foods (NWF) including the well established Arthur Pipkins brand and the RHMI range.

In addition to IFI’s pledge to provide their customers with quality products, at a true value for money price, they recognise that innovation is key to ensuring that customers remain satisfied, that they are offered products that mirror on trend flavours and also novel and interesting methods of preparation and display.

In perfect time for the forthcoming barbecue season, the new product is a welcome addition to the very successful AVO Lafiness marinade range. AVO Lafiness Bosporus Allergen Free Marinade which is a fusion of Mediterranean and Turkish flavours has been selected further to customer feedback and the desire for completely allergen free marinades that perform on every level, in terms of taste, appearance and functionality.  The well balanced flavour profile of ingredients including; garlic, oregano, cumin, chilli and pepper has been extensively tested on a wide range of different meats and cuts.  Although this flavour profile works well with all meats, vegetables and fish, it is perfect with beef, lamb and poultry.

Quality, convenience, flavour and value for money are always guaranteed by AVO Lafiness marinades. Available in 4kg pails, and at an only 8% usage rate, they offer excellent cost in use.

David Brennand, Managing Director of IFI says “We continually strive to identify and develop new products to keep our portfolio fresh and interesting. We take our inspiration from several sources but most importantly we listen and act on what our customers are telling us. Our customers are an invaluable source of feedback and are becoming increasingly discerning in terms of product choice, their chiller displays and the knowledge that they impart to their customers. That’s where I feel that IFI can add real value. We are recognised for our innovative and attractive displays and the significant difference that can make to our customer’s turnover and profitability.”

An extensive range of quality Sausage Seasonings, Sausage & Burger Mixes, Glazes, Coatings, Functional Ingredients, Spice Blends, Liquid Oil Based Marinades, Stir Fry Sauces and Pantry Essentials  are available at competitive prices. FREE demonstrations and samples are also available.

www.ifing.co.uk

www.newlywedsfoods.co.uk

www.avo.de

For further details please contact David Brennand on 07748 983401 or send an email to sales@ifing.co.uk

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