Making it in Michigan

By: Michigan State University Product Center

Franzese USA Inc. Story

We are a women owned family business since 2011. Christina and her husband Paolo Franzese founded the company based on the premise of producing food products inspired by Italy or directly made in Italy. Most of our food mixes are in the specialty beverage and dessert space. We pride ourselves in empowering the home consumer to create and educate themselves on making out Non GMO Gelato mix or our world renowned Italian Hot Chocolate.

Franzese USA Inc. Products

Franzese Gelato Mixes (6 flavors) - Make authentic Italian Gelato at home in minutes with any home ice cream maker. Made in Italy with Non GMO ingredients and Gluten Free.

Franzese Hot Chocolate - The most indulgent hot chocolate in it's class. Franzese has been selling this in all throughout the USA and Canada for the past 8 years and has been regarded as one of the best hot chocolates in the world. Take a moment and indulge in the sweet essence of real Non GMO cocoa.

Franzese Spiced Chai Mix - Enjoy your favorite spiced chai lattes and frappes at home with our kosher certified Spiced Chai. Inspired but the Marsala chai we combined the perfect blend of spices with black tea and honey, with just the right amount of sweetness. Savor the essences of Franzese spiced chai mix and enjoy your favorite latte at home in minutes!

The company has completed all necessary tests on their products and use the 2016 nutritional values. Their products contain GS1 barcodes. The company currently has placement in a few retail establishments across Michigan and works with several distributors.