The Italian IRCA Group is an international leader in chocolate, creams, and high quality ingredients for the food industry.
IRCA is a food company at the forefront of the ingredients and preparations sector. For over 100 years it has been supplying all professional B2B channels (gelato parlours, patisseries, hotels, restaurants, caterers, artisans and large-scale manufacturers) with a portfolio of products spanning a wide range of categories (from mixes for bakeries, to confectioners’ creams, various types of chocolate and swirls for gelato). It is a unique force in the industry, because it provides simple, complete, professional solutions for the preparation of products that would otherwise be far more complex, costly and time-consuming to produce.
Through its brands IRCA, Dobla, JoyGelato, RaviFruit, Cesarin and Anastasi, the IRCA Group offers an unparalleled "one-stop shop" approach for delivering quality solutions to all ingredients needs, through a broad range of innovative products.
The products are sold in over 100 countries worldwide. Own R&D and Quality Assurance Laboratories conduct more than 115.000 tests and analyses per year. Its’ quality assurance covers the entire proceeding of quality control of raw materials, processes and finished product.
IRCA’s high technology, pilot plants for the main production processes and the development of custom solutions help our mutual customers to launch unique products.
IRCA has always taken immense care of every aspect of production, from the monitoring and the selection of raw materials suppliers, all the way to the finished product. It also contributes to better business practices, environmental protection, and supporting farmers and their families for a more sustainable supply chain.
In 2022 IRCA further extended its product range by the acquisition of Cesarin and the Sweet ingredients portfolio of Kerry, both already represented by innotaste until then.