How we started

For over 40 years, Flora Fine Foods has been supplying customers and restaurants alike with the highest quality and authentic Italian imported foods. Started by John Flora in 1974, Flora Fine Foods began importing olive oil from Mr. Flora’s native region of Puglia, and tomatoes from the San Marzano region of Campania.

Trailblazing the industry with unique and authentic products, Flora Fine Foods is dedicated to providing its customers with an authentic experience of food products traditional to the old world recipes of the regions they reside from.

As a receiver of the Nutrition Award by Men’s Health in 2008 through 2010, Flora Fine Foods is determined to provide our customers with more than food. We are dedicated to providing an experience of the true bounty that Italy offers with a fresh array of genuine, Italian products. Flora Fine Foods is looking to create more than food. We are looking to create memories. We value each of our customers as a member of our own family because without you, we are not Flora Fine Foods. If it’s Italian…It’s Flora.

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Benefits of Olive Oil

A lot of benefits have been associated with olive oil. Olive oil is a monounsaturated oil obtained from the Olea Europaea tree which is found mostly in Asia, the Mediterranean basin, and Africa. Olive oil is extracted by pressing olives – a small, oval-shaped bitter fruit with a pit, black when ripe and green when […]

16.01.2018 Read More Featured Image

How Food Plays a Big Part in Everyday Italian Lifestyle

Italy is home to one of the richest cultures in the world. With a long history preceding the Renaissance period, one of the prominent features of the Italian lifestyle is the food. Italians place a high premium on their food, and much emphasis is placed on what to eat, how to cook it, and when […]

05.01.2018 Read More Featured Image

Flora’s Chopped Caprese Salad

Putting together a Caprese Salad for the party? Flora’s Chopped Caprese Salad is simple, delicious and healthy. Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Basil and Balsamic Vinegar, A Family Favorite ! Ingredients • 2 cans of Flora Fine Foods 14oz Italian Cherry Tomatoes Pomodorini • 1 table spoon of Flora Fine Foods 100% Pure Olive Oil • 8oz whole […]

16.10.2017 Read More Featured Image

Amaretto Nutella Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ingredients Flora Foods Amaretto Pizzelles Nutella Vanilla Ice Cream Chopped toasted Hazelnuts or Mini chocolate chips for rolling Instructions 1. Set up your work area with the Flora Foods Amaretto Pizzelles, Vanilla Ice Cream, Nutella, and a bowl of the chocolate chips or hazelnuts. Microwave the ice cream for 10-20 seconds. 2. Spread Nutella on […]

21.09.2017 Read More Featured Image

Homemade Rosemary San Marzano Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese “Fries”

Rosemary San Marzano Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese Fries. Hello comfort food! Nothing says comfort food to us like a Rosemary tomato soup and grilled cheese “fries”. Flora San Marzano D.O.P. Tomatoes are authentic San Marzano tomatoes. Labeled with the official Denominazione d’Origine Protetta label and packed fresh from harvest, Flora San Marazano D.O.P. Ingredients […]

01.08.2017 Read More Featured Image

Flora Egg Tagliatelle Shrimp Asparagus Creme’

Egg pasta brings to life an abundance of flavors when combining it’s rich taste with a standard cream sauce. Tossing asparagus and a touch of  the sea with shrimp adds to the elegance and grace of this fine pasta dish. Most traditional, Italian American pasta dishes withhold vegetables from their cream-based sauces, but together you’ll […]

07.03.2017 Read More Featured Image

Flora Chicken Bacon Pesto Rolls

A wonderful product that brings out the true taste of Northern Italy is Pesto Genovese.  A stuffing a chicken breast with this delicious and authentic product along with a fine mozzarella cheese will makes a perfect meal for your family. And who doesn’t love bacon? Nothing will keep your family dinner rolling like this recipe. […]

21.02.2017 Read More Featured Image

4 Musicians That Will Bring Italy To Your Dinner Table

When you decide that you’re going to cook Italian, what better way to really infuse yourself in the culture than to experience some authentic music.  We’ve all sat down in your classic Italian restaurant and heard “That’s Amore” and “Tarantella”, but the Italian dinner experience is more than just the stereotypes that Americans have grown […]

10.01.2017 Read More Featured Image

Flora Chicken & Gnocchi Soup

The change in the weather this time of year brings about a refreshing collection of new recipes for soups and broths that will invoke the warm feeling of being beside a fire.  This recipe contains all the wonderful ingredients of a classic chicken dumpling soup, but incorporates the Gnocchi potato pasta as a substitute for […]

09.11.2016 Read More Featured Image

Flora Cauliflower & Pine Nut Paccheri Rigati With Anchovies

Penne noodles are traditionally found in a variety of Bolognese and Ziti recipes around the United States, but we’ve taken the larger cousin, Paccheri Rigati, and blended together some earthy ingredients like pine nuts and cauliflower along with fresh anchovies to bring about a robust, hearty pasta dish. Along with dried currants and fresh Pecorino […]

01.11.2016 Read More Featured Image

"If It's Italian

It's Flora"

- John Flora

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