We take a personal approach to each customer’s needs and try to build long-term relationships based on trust, integrity and commitment.
Exemplary Customer Service
At Pacific Ingredient Exchange we pride ourselves on giving the best experience.
We strive to be a one-stop shop providing ingredients from regional, national and global suppliers.
Pacific Ingredient Exchange (PIE) is a food ingredient company founded in 1985 in Stockton California. PIE started out in the sales and marketing of dried fruits and nuts from California and Washington.
Before long, the family-owned PIE was also sourcing ingredients globally for customers in the bakery, beverage, fruit processing, natural foods and prepared foods industries.
We take a personal approach to each customer’s needs and try to build long-term relationships based on trust, integrity and commitment. We strive to fill all of your ingredient needs, saving you time and resources.
We source from verified suppliers with the highest food safety standards in the food industry. Suppliers value us for the volume of business we can do, resulting in savings that can be passed along to customers.
PIE moved its operations in 1997 to Aptos, on California’s Central Coast, where it continues to be a family-run company with a global reach.
PIE customers include packaged foods companies, food and beverage manufacturers and distributors.
Pacific Ingredient Exchange prides itself on exemplary customer service, more than 30 years of experience and expertise in the food industry and a strong emphasis on food quality, safety and sustainability.
SERVICES WE PROVIDE
Filling all of your ingredient needs in one place
Price quotes and information on crop harvest and timing
Annual contracting to lock in availability and pricing
Work with product developers to source safe ingredients that meet quality standards, reduce costs and improve efficiency
Help with reformulation to achieve cleaner ingredient labels
Our suppliers represent the highest quality of standards and safety in the food industry. Suppliers value us for the volume of business we can do, resulting in savings that can be passed along to customers.
National Organic Program (NOP)
NOP is a regulatory program housed within the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service. NOP is responsible for developing national standards for organically-produced agricultural products. These standards assure consumers that products with the USDA organic seal meet consistent, uniform standards.
FDA Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label
The FDA announced the new Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods to reflect new scientific information, including the link between diet and chronic diseases such as obesity and heart disease. The new label will make it easier for consumers to make better informed food choices.
FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years, was signed into law by President Obama on January 4, 2011. It aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to preventing it.
Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)
HACCP is a management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product.