Who We Serve

Essex Food Ingredients treats customers like partners.  Maybe that’s because our sales staff has been in your shoes, in some cases for decades.  Our goal isn’t just to make your job easier, it’s to make your products even better.  Working with us, you get more than top quality ingredients, delivered when you need them.  You can draw on our wealth of subject-matter expertise, from food ingredients to consumer trends and innovative sourcing and supply chain strategies. Our helpful, hands-on approach adds value to companies of all sizes.

  • Purchasing & Operations - Easily secure even tough-to-get ingredients during volatile market conditions, thanks to our sourcing and supply chain knowledge. Strategically-located distribution points offer local warehousing to reduce lead times and inventory costs. 

  • Research & Development - Take advantage of our broad base of specialty ingredients paired with in-depth knowledge of food science.  We partner with customers to improve products and formulations, guiding you to the best solution featuring the best ingredients.

  • Business Owners – Grow your business and go to market faster using our turnkey solutions. You can rely on us for smart sourcing and technical advice on ingredients, labeling, quality control and process improvement.

  • Suppliers – Essex Food Ingredients (f.k.a. Essex Grain) has a strong reputation as a reliable partner to suppliers.  We can expand your sales through our extensive network of relationships with customers, built over 45 years in business. Our knowledgeable sales staff represents suppliers as an extension of their marketing, and work hard to keep your customers happy.