A FOOD INGREDIENTS JOURNEY

In the heart of the Food Valley





About Us



We are an Italian developer and producer of innovative plant-based, natural and clean label functional ingredients for the food industry. Our goal is to add value to customer's finished products by providing not only ingredients, but also our technical know-how.


Our pillars


New product development


Leading technologies to enable the production of clean ingredients trough innovation and research supported by QA that continuously monitors compliance with current regulations.

International approach


Hi-Food has developed strong relationships with several partners internationally, in both terms of suppliers and distributors. Hi-Food products are distributed worldwide.

R&D Driven


Hi-Food functional ingredients are developed and produced internally trough scientific studies and trials aiming at obtaining technological functionalities from natural ingredients.

Clean Labelling


Customer and environment protection are fundamentals at Hi-Food. We focus only on natural ingredients, and none of Hi-Food’s products is animal-based.

Quality Management



Quality and Safety are our top priorities. We continuously conduct tests and analysis to ensure the highest food ingredients industry standards and customer quality expectations. We strongly focus on the traceability of our raw materials by carefully selecting valuable suppliers.



Where we are


We are based in Parma, Italy, in the heart of the Food Valley. With a long tradition in food products, agriculture as well as food machinery, Parma was awarded by UNESCO the title of "Creative City of Gastronomy", ambassador of the Food Valley worldwide. Parma is the headquarter of EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) and of many important food companies. Moreover, Parma University announced a further increase in its offering of Food Programs.