Leprino Foods: The Maker of our Mozzarella

Now, what exactly are we talking about today? The reasons why Spinatos Fine Foods & Pizzeria is proud to work with Leprino Foods...

Spinato's is specific in choosing the vendors that they work with. We have high expectations for the ingredients that go into our products, so we spend the time to research the product, and even go visit the facilities to see where these items are made.

 Have you ever heard of Leprino Foods? Probably unlikely, but there is no doubt you have had their product. Leprino Foods is the number one distributor of quality cheese for pizza kitchens across the world. BUT, what they are doing in the agriculture industry to make changes to combat their global footprint is everything! 

About Leprino Foods

Their journey began in Denver, Colorado in 1950 when Mike Leprino, Sr. started making mozzarella cheese for his family's corner grocery store. Today, Leprino Foods Company is a global dairy leader. In fact, they're the world's largest mozzarella cheese maker.

Despite Leprino's growth and success, they are a family-owned company and they remain committed to the same core values and entrepreneurial spirit that earned them their reputation as a dairy industry pioneer and trusted partner. Company values we can get behind!

Why Else Did We Choose to Work With Leprino? 

When it comes to selecting the best cheese for our culinary creations, Leprino Cheese stands out as an unparalleled choice. Renowned for its quality, consistency, innovation, sustainability efforts, and family-owned ethos, Leprino Cheese has established itself as a leader in the dairy industry. Here's why we choose to work with Leprino Cheese and why it has become a staple in our kitchens.

1. Unmatched Quality

Quality is the cornerstone of Leprino Cheese. From the sourcing of the finest milk to the meticulous processes used in cheese production, Leprino ensures that each block, shred, or slice of cheese meets the highest standards. The company's commitment to excellence means that we can trust their products to enhance our dishes with superior taste and texture every time.

2. Consistency in Every Bite

In the culinary world, consistency is key. Leprino Cheese provides a reliable product that performs the same way each time, whether we are crafting a simple pizza or a complex gourmet dish. This consistency helps us maintain the integrity of our recipes, ensuring that our customers receive the same high-quality experience with every meal.

3. Innovative Approaches

Leprino is at the forefront of cheese innovation. Their state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technology allow them to create products that meet the evolving needs of the food industry. From low-moisture mozzarella to specialized cheese blends, Leprino continually develops new products that enable us to experiment and innovate in our own kitchens.

4. Commitment to Sustainability

Leprino Foods is deeply committed to sustainability across its operations. They prioritize responsible sourcing, efficient production processes, and waste reduction initiatives. Leprino actively seeks ways to minimize their environmental impact, from water and energy conservation to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. By choosing Leprino Cheese, we align ourselves with a company that shares our dedication to sustainable practices.

5. Family-Owned and Operated

Leprino Foods remains a family-owned and operated business. This legacy brings a personal touch to their operations, emphasizing values like integrity, long-term thinking, and a focus on relationships. Being family-owned means Leprino is committed to building enduring partnerships with their customers, ensuring mutual success and shared values.

6. Exceptional Support and Partnership

Beyond the product itself, Leprino offers exceptional support to its partners. Their expertise in cheese production and application is invaluable to us. Whether we need technical advice, culinary inspiration, or logistical support, Leprino's team is always ready to assist. This partnership goes beyond transactions, fostering a collaborative relationship that helps us achieve our culinary goals.

7. Versatility of Products

Leprino Cheese offers a wide range of products that cater to diverse culinary needs. From pizza cheese and shredded blends to custom formulations, their extensive portfolio allows us to choose the perfect cheese for each specific application. This versatility means we can consistently deliver unique and delicious dishes that satisfy our customers' cravings.

8. Proven Track Record

With decades of experience, Leprino Foods has built a reputation for reliability and excellence. Their cheese products are trusted by top restaurants, food service providers, and manufacturers worldwide. By choosing Leprino, we benefit from their proven track record and industry expertise, giving us confidence in the quality of the cheese we use.

Our decision to work with Leprino Cheese is driven by their unwavering commitment to quality, consistency, innovation, sustainability, and family values. By partnering with Leprino, we are able to elevate our culinary creations, meet the expectations of our discerning customers, and contribute to sustainable practices in the food industry. Leprino Cheese is more than just an ingredient; it is a cornerstone of our culinary success, helping us deliver delicious and memorable dining experiences every day.

So next time you eat a pizza, you can feel good about the fact that your mozzarella is coming from a smart and innovative family owned company with solid values. We know we do!

Leprino Foods