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It has been pretty much common knowledge that you can preserve food, fruits and vegetables by freezing them. Freezing them quickly is best. Some modern side-by-side refrigerator freezers have a special section where the product can be placed and and frozen quickly.  However, we’re not talking about a quantity for your home or office. We deal in bulk frozen foods, Individually Quick Frozen or IQF.

We are Lakeside Food Sales and for over 26 years we specialize in import & export sales as well as import & export trading. We also deal with major Food Manufacturer’s, like Del Monte, Dole, Pillsbury, Tropicana and Nestle’s. We help many smaller companies by taking perishable products and quick-freeze them to preserve them.  We have many wholesale and retail markets for the products and we are always looking for new products or sources that we can preserve, quick- freeze and resell them.

When harvest time rolls around, for whatever crop you can imagine, if the folks who do the canning, pickling, processing, what have you, are too busy or swamped with an abundance of the crop, we are a higly viable alternate method to preserving the harvested crop. There’s no consumable product that we can’t quick-freeze and preserve its freshness!

When a crop, say a fruit, like strawberries are ripe and ready to harvest, if the folks who make the pie-fillings and jams and marmalades are overloaded, we literally “can help.”  Keep in mind, the intent isn’t to put the frozen strawberries into a freezer for some unknown time (although that IS a viable option, too). It’s to preserve them long enough to have fresh berries in say, 2-3 months when the manufacturers of the pie-fillings, jams and marmalades can get to them.  It also allows us to sell the fresh frozen product to our retail outlets so they can pass along HUGE savings to the general consumers.

This process doesn’t just apply to fruits and vegetables, it can also be used with almost any edible product, beef, pork, chicken and just about anything else including soups, stews, and cooked meats.

We look forward to helping you with finding any of our products as well as listening to any of your new ideas for us to use. Please contact us.

Got a big family?  Maybe you just like to cook for big groups of 50 -100?  What we’re offering is a method to preserve your finished goods by IQF – Individually Quick Frozen method.  Maybe you want to make a couple hundred gallons of Italian Spaghetti sauce for your uncle Vito, maybe a few 55-gallon drums of tomato puree for Aunt Barb, or you found a discontinued product that you can use within, say a year or less, but it won’t keep. We can help.  There is no job too big or too small for us!

We are Lakeside Food Sales. We specialize in import & export sales and trading.  We have the technology to help you with any sized order to quickly freeze whatever your product is and ensure safe preservation for as long as you need it.  We’ve been in this business for over 26 years and we are good at it!

We can take any fruit, vegetable, meat, fish, shrimp, soup, stew, hell anything that will freeze, and can preserve it for you.  Our methods are well-established.  We encourage thinking “outside the box” for expanding this processing method, so much so, that we are international in this business.  The food industry has been doing this for years. All we’re doing is offering to help folks like the home cook, or maybe a small business owner or maybe a restaurateur, to preserve and provide a new market for some of the products!

The international part of our business is for those entrepreneurial types who want to actually sell their product on an international scale.  We can help.  We have many manufacturing companies like Del Monte, Pillsbury, Dole, Tropicana and Nestle’s, for example, that we do business with. We also have many retail outlets that we utilize to help sell some of our products like Menards, Big Lots, Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Meijer and Family Dollar, to name a few.

We sell only quality products and in quantities that can save big bucks for all our retail outlets.  In addition to the retail marketplace, we also have many private organizations that are a part of our family, like hospitals, schools, shelters and prisons.

Here’s a quick look at some of our already famous products and some of our business partners.

If you think you have a product that might fit our IQF process, or just have a simple question about any part of our operation, please contact us.