G.S. Gelato and Desserts Makes Inc. 5000 Second Year in a Row

The 2016 Inc. 5000 recognizes the top U.S. businesses who push the envelope in strategy, innovation and service. G.S. Gelato is proud to make the Inc. 5000 list for a second year in a row. This recognition embodies G.S. Gelato’s cutting-edge spirit as well as their passion to delivering the best product available in the gelato and desserts industry. Read more about their Inc. 5000 rank here and see why this company has been rising to the top since 1998.

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GS Gelato featured in the “Made in Okaloosa” EDC Roundtable Event

G.S. Gelato was featured in the Economic Development Council’s Roundtable breakfast last month as one of the community’s “manufacturing all stars” here in Okaloosa County. G.S. Gelato has received many awards, one in particular being the Inc. 5000 award, and the recognition from this event continues to highlight their passion, determination and “American Dream” of bringing authentic Italian Gelato from Italy to Okaloosa County and to the entire country.

G.S. Gelato recently won the Food & Beverage Award (FABI)

G.S. Gelato & Desserts has received the 2016 Food & Beverage (FABI) Award from the National Restaurant Association for their new sorbet flavor!

The award-winning Guava Sorbet from G.S. Gelato & Desserts

Made from pure Guava imported from Brazil, the new Guava Sorbet flavor won the award based on being a product that has an intriguing concept, a great taste and the ability to become a high interest item that creates new opportunities for foodservice operators. G.S. Gelato & Desserts has always focused on innovation and authenticity and this award-winning Guava Sorbet is a perfect example of why G.S. Gelato remains one of the best gelato companies. Read the Dairy Foods article on G.S. Gelato’s new Guava Sorbet here.


View all of G.S. Gelato’s flavors, whether you are searching for private label flavors or foodservice flavors and contact the dedicated team for more information on how you can take advantage of private label and foodservice opportunities.


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Simona Faroni receives the 2016 Enterprising Women of the Year Award

Simona Faroni, co-owner of G.S. Gelato & Desserts, was awarded Enterprising Women Magazine’s 2016 Enterprising Women of the Year award.

This award recognizes the world’s top women entrepreneurs and is considered one of the most valued awards for women in business. The women recognized with this award display crucial traits of inspirational and effective leaders. G.S. Gelato & Desserts has long inspired women and professionals alike with their passion for private label gelato and distribution.

To read more about Faroni and the 2016 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration and Conference, view our press release here.

2016 Enterprising Women of the Year Award

GS Gelato is an Inc. 5000 Company

G.S. Gelato was recently named an Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Company for the second consecutive year. The country’s fastest-growing private companies arrive in this list each year. How do these companies make it to this list? According to the Inc.com website, “Companies are ranked according to the percentage growth of their annual revenue over a three-year period.” When looking at this three-year growth period, the top companies arise.

G.S. Gelato began in 1996 with two dedicated entrepreneurs and a dream. With only a handful of employees and a warehouse in Fort Walton Beach, the company has now grown to over 70 employees and over 20 partner gelato distribution centers across the country. G.S. Gelato is proud to be the leading supplier of authentic Italian gelato and desserts throughout the country and continues to make an impact within the gelato industry and throughout their corporate relationships.

You can read more about their listing here.

This content was originaly published on October 27, 2015 and has been updated to bring you current and up to date information.

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