Elizabeth, NJ - The Gellert Global Group has announced the opening of their new 204,000 square foot warehouse located in Carson, California. The Group consists of leading North American food importing companies and has been involved in importing food products for nearly 100 years.
Atalanta Corporation's Canadian partner Quality Cheese’s Bella Casara Ricotta took home top honors in the Fresh Cheese category at the 2015 Canadian Cheese Grand Prix Gala of Champions held on April 22, 2015. Sponsored and hosted every two years by Dairy Farmers of Canada, the Canadian Cheese Grand Prix celebrates the high quality, versatility and great taste of cheese made from 100% Canadian milk by cheese makers from Prince Edward Island to British Columbia.
Atalanta Corporation has received two honors for its Del Destino Ready to Eat Quinoa Salad and the Del Destino Ready to Eat Quinoa trays at this year’s Food and Beverage Innovations Awards. The 2015 FABI Awards will be presented at the National Restaurant Association Restaurant Show May 16-19 in Chicago, IL.
Black Bomber® has been named the best-selling British cheese brand in English specialty food shops in an annual survey by prominent United Kingdom trade magazine Fine Food Digest.
Atalanta Corporation continues its 70th anniversary celebration by launching a new logo and a refreshed, mobile and tablet-ready website, www.atalantacorp.com.
Atalanta Corporation, a food importer specializing in cheese, charcuterie, grocery and seafood products, will celebrate their 70th year as a third generation family-operated business in early 2015.
Elizabeth, NJ - Atalanta Corporation has hired Mari Meriluoto as their new Director of Brand Development. Ms. Meriluoto arrives with over 15 years of consumer packaged goods marketing experience and will lead the company's development and execution of domestic brand strategies, as well as the marketing plans for their portfolio of exclusive supplier and company trademarked brands.
Tom Gellert is a principal of the Gellert Global Group, a hugely successful family-owned group of businesses that includes Atalanta Corp., the anchor company founded by his grandfather in 1945. Well-versed in the world of specialty cheeses and other foods, particularly those from Italy, Tom is uniquely qualified to be a leader in the food business.
It's a dog-eat-dog world out there. So how do you differentiate your foodservice import and distribution business from everyone else?
If you're Atalanta Corporation, you find specialty food products from all over the world before anyone else, educate your customers about them, then show them ways they can use these new products in multiple ways on their menus, all while keeping costs down.
Atalanta Corporation won eight awards at this year's American Cheese Society (ACS) Conference. The 31st annual conference, held this year in Sacramento, California, showcased several of Atalanta's exclusive award-winning producers. Regarded as one of the most prestigious cheese events of the year, the conference showcased over 240 companies and nearly 1,700 products.
The Snowdonia Cheese Company's wide range of flavorful Welsh cheeses are now available to consumers in North America.
Atalanta is ready to celebrate the Summer Fancy Food Show with award-winning specialties and exciting new brands. Here are some highlights of the featured products:
Elizabeth, NJ - Atalanta Corporation came home with an astonishing eight awards at the first annual Canadian Cheese Awards, held on April 7 in Toronto, Ontario. The competition hosted cheesemakers from across Canada, with nearly 300 products from 76 producers. The independent competition honored cheeses from several provinces, spanning all types including cow, sheep, goat and water buffalo milk cheeses.
The World Championship Cheese Contest crowned a new king last week, as the bi-annual competition held in Wisconsin named the Original Schweizer Rohmilch Emmentaler the world’s top cheese.
The National Restaurant Association has announced its annual award recipients of the 2014 Food & Beverage Innovations Awards to be presented at the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, with Atalanta receiving two top honors. As the exclusive importer, Atalanta will receive two 2014 FABI awards for its Pivetti Skura Nera Pizza Flour and Sweety Drop Peppers.
One of Italy's top coffee roasters took center stage at New York City's Eataly food market last week, as the team behind Caffè Vergnano and the innovative "Èspresso1882" capsules brought their passion and expertise in the coffee industry to the patrons of the famous Italian market.
At this year’s 2014 Winter Fancy Food Show, Atalanta is unveiling a new way to take buyers, retailers and consumers alike on a culinary tour they won’t soon forget.
Innovative Del Destino's Ready to Eat Quinoa line features pre-cooked tray packs and personal salads that offer a flavorful mix of quinoa with crisp vegetables, in a shelf-stable and ready-to-eat meal.
Recipient of 2015 FABI (Food and Beverage Innovation) award.
It's time to PAINT YOUR PALATE and create the perfect Italian culinary masterpiece. Piave® DOP cheeses and Lazzaris® Sweet & Spicy sauces and cherries have united to bring you a culinary "art collection" of delectable and divine recipes!
With 6 new varieties – Del Destino® is adding spice to the pepper scene! Experience every taste from sweet to spicy in unique colors and shapes including tear-drop and cone.
As seen at the Winter Fancy Food Show and International Pizza Expo.
Featuring the undisputed King of Cheese in this beautiful and engaging display with unique recipes featuring Parmigiano Reggiano D.O.P. from breakfast to dessert.
We invite you to #ReggItUp
Atalanta Corporation is a food importer specializing in cheese, charcuterie, deli meat, grocery and seafood products from around the world. Founded in 1945, Atalanta is the largest privately held food importer in the United States. Our product range has the versatility to meet the requirements of every market, from commodity to specialty.
The ancient Greeks revered the goddess Atalanta for her prowess as a hunter and the swiftness in which she acted. Our founders took this name for our company to emulate both her resourcefulness and ability to provide. Today, we pride ourselves in providing our customers, suppliers and partners the best possible service with speed and efficiency.
Our website features items from some of the most prestigious and revered brands from around the world. Whether it is our selection of gourmet cheeses, artisan charcuterie, specialty grocery, or our extensive line of gourmet Mediterranean items, this site will serve in understanding the vast capabilities at Atalanta.
We pride ourselves in building relationships with our customers and suppliers to create long-lasting partnerships, and thank you for visiting atalantacorp.com.