At Just Gourmet Foods, we are more than just an artisanal Italian food importer and distributor; we are custodians of culture and advocates of exquisite taste. Our reason for being revolves around a passion for preserving Italy's culinary heritage and sharing the importance of authentic Italian food.
We have 8 pillars at the heart of our business which bring us our meaning and guide our decisions:
1. Uncompromising authenticity
We source our products exclusively from trusted artisans and family-owned producers across the diverse regions of Italy. Our commitment to authenticity ensures that every brand we work with brings with it the true essence of Italy.
2. Quality over quantity
We prioritise quality over mass production. Each product undergoes rigorous selection, adhering to time-honoured recipes and crafted with natural, locally-sourced ingredients to present you with the finest flavours Italy has to offer.
3. Cultivating sustainable partnerships
We forge sustainable relationships with our Italian partners, supporting fair trade practices and ethical production methods. Our mission is to contribute positively to the communities that nurture these extraordinary culinary treasures and to help to tell their stories.
4. Curating culinary adventures
With every product, we aim to transport you on a gastronomic journey through Italy's rich tapestry of tastes and textures, history and cultures. Discover the forgotten gems and the familiar classics, each carrying the story of a region and its people.
5. Inspiring creativity in the kitchen
We don't just sell products; we aim to inspire creativity and make it easy for our customers to access exceptional ingredients. We have a wealth of knowledge and understanding that we long to share!
6. Exceeding expectations
Our commitment to exceptional customer service means ensuring that we maintain human connection in our business exchanges and understanding our customers’ needs. We believe in honesty and working hard to resolve any issues as quickly as possible. More importantly, we strive to ensure that issues don’t arise in the first place!
7. Embracing diversity
Embracing the diverse history and culinary landscape of Italy, we celebrate its regional differences, appreciating the beauty that lies in the many layers that have made its food culture so well-respected throughout the World.
8. Elevating the everyday
We believe that every meal is an opportunity to create memories with friends, family or on our own, in a moment of calm with a simple bowl of the best buttery pasta. Food can help us to transcend a difficult day, brings people together and allows us to celebrate the very essence of being human.