Italian Cakes

Posted on Aug 23, 2011

Gubana Cakes

These are an attractive range of Italian cakes, ideal for the consumer looking for a healthy cake.

The cakes are made with 100% natural ingredients, without additives, colorants or preservatives. The “Gubana” is a healthy, energetic cake, made using a variety of nuts. Different from the panettone/pandoro and Easter colomba, the Gubana cake can be eaten all year round, any time of day for breakfast, snack or dessert.

The cakes are made by hand, one by one and are offered in a variety of packaging formats. The gift range makes an ideal present or addition to a food hamper.

The Gubana range offers an Easter cake, shaped like a dove in attractive packaging. This is an exciting opportunity to offer something a little different and special for the Easter period.

 For full details and other options in this range please contact us.





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Traditional Italian Pesto

Posted on Aug 23, 2011

Pesto Range


Produced by a company in Italy specialising in producing quality pesto sauces, already popular in most supermarkets across Italy. Their sales success is the result of the passion and the method in which each recipe of Nord Salse is prepared: carefully selected PDO Genovese Basil, quality ingredients and packaged in glass jars to preserve the freshness of the product. 

Pesto Fra Tart 180g (3)
Pesto F R 180 (2)
Pesto Inter Pist 180g (3)
Pesto Fra 180g (2)


The wide variety of sauces come packaged in 120g jars, using a carefully selected range of ingredients:  the exclusive use of extra-virgin olive oil, Grana Padano cheese and pine nuts ensures a high quality pesto sauce.

The pesto sauces are produced in many variations, as well as a pesto without cheese and pesto without garlic (suitable for children) to appeal to those with dietary requirements.

All sauces are available in catering tubs.

Two new sauces are:  Pesto with Truffles and Pesto with Pistachio have been launched this year.

This is an ideal range of new pesto sauces not yet found in the UK and ideal for private labelling.

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Low Fat Salami

Posted on Aug 22, 2011

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Cured Meats

Posted on Aug 22, 2011

The Food Resource Company is able to supply a complete range of Italian meats from companies known for the quality of their meats, with all the certifications required by the UK market. The range includes Prosciutto, Salami, Mortadella, Pancetta and Pepperoni. We are also able to offer some meats and innovative packaging styles not yet seen in the UK.

All meats are suitable for both retail and catering requirements in a range of packaging and formats to suit your requirements. Our prices are competitive and we look forward to an opportunity to quote for your requirements.

Please contact us to discuss your requirements.


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Balsamic Vinegar

Posted on Aug 22, 2011

We are pleased to present a range of balsamic vinegars produced by a family firm since 1892, using traditional methods passed down from father to son.

Located in the Reggio Emilia region of Italy, using the finest grapes, and the family’s traditional range of recipes, we are able to offer a selection of balsamic vinegars to suit all tastes. Great care is taken with the ageing process in casks made of wood, which in essence adds to the flavour. The different types of wood each creating a unique tasting balsamic during the ageing process, and this is a jealously guarded secret!

Balsamics offered:

  • A range of balsamic vinegars aged between 3 – 10 years
  • A white balsamic – perfect accompaniment to salads
  • The NEW Balsamic Salsa Barbecue – great on grilled or roasted meat
  • A speciality range of fruit balsamic vinegar – ideal to drizzle over ice-cream
  • Organic Balsamic Vinegar
  • All ranges are a 100% natural premium product, no food colourings, no thickening agents, no caramels and no preservatives
  • Vinegar has been used since ancient times as a zesty seasoning and a healthy tonic to relieve fatigue, and help digestion.


Suggested Health Benefits:

  • Balsamic has anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties which make it an effective remedy for treating infections and wounds.
  • Folk healers used balsamic to cure body pain and as energizer.
  • Balsamic vinegar contains powerful antioxidant called polyphenols which fight cell damage and boost our immune system.
  • The antioxidant in balsamic have also the potential to protect against heart disease, cancer, and other inflammatory conditions.
  • Balsamic can help boost the activity of the digestive enzyme pepsin thus improving metabolism.
  • Balsamic may help control diabetes. Study suggests that by adding as little as five teaspoons of the vinegar with a meal can improve insulin sensitivity. Better insulin sensitivity means better diabetes control and lowered risk of dangerous complications.
  • Balsamic can reduce cholesterol level.
  • Balsamic antioxidant may slow the aging process.
  • Balsamic reduces the frequency of headaches.
  • Balsamic contains important minerals that can strengthen the bones.
  • Balsamic can help prevent anaemia and fatigue.
  • Balsamic can help suppress appetite and therefore an aid in controlling weight.

… great on ice-cream, ask for a sample!


Recipe idea

Sprinkle a little sea salt on an avocado after you’ve cut it up into small pieces. Pour a little balsamic vinegar on the pieces, not too much. Also, add a little olive oil to it and maybe a touch of garlic powder. It’s delicious and can be a great healthy snack too!

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