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Bakery

Artisan pretzels
Ditsch USA reinvents the
standard of excellence
BY JOHN UNREIN

18 - MARCH 2021

1-pound twisted pretzels to filled products. Ditsch USA has enjoyed the
full trust and confidence of consumers for decades. Its products fulfill
strictly defined quality and safety standards; Ditsch USA is SQF LEVEL
3 certified, and European Ditsch facilities meet the food standards
according to the IFS (International Featured Standards) and BRC (British
Retail Consortium).
The latest culinary trends are the inspiration for a constant series of
finely tuned recipes, many of which have been singled out for awards
by the DLG (German Agricultural Society).
Pre-pandemic, Ditsch USA's main customers were primarily
foodservice and restaurant.
" Our flexibility in packaging made retail ready a natural transition in
the pandemic, " he said. " Customers trust packaged products for food
safety convenience. However, once foodservice returns and consumers
eat out with confidence, I expect us overall to be a balanced business
between foodservice and retail. "

Historical connections
In Cincinnati, Servatii Pastry Shop & Deli operates multiple retail
bakery stores throughout the tri-state region and numerous wholesale

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HISTORICAL EXPERTS SAY the earliest pretzels were dubbed
" pretiolas, " meaning little rewards. These twisted breads were handed
out by monks when their young pupils recited their prayers correctly.
Fast forward to 2021, and Ditsch USA, Cincinnati, has developed
a wide range of premium deep-frozen pretzel products, firmly
establishing the company as one of the world's leading pretzel
manufacturers. What makes their product line so special? For one,
artisan pretzels at their best are crispy on the outside, while soft inside,
just like the pretzels produced by Ditsch USA.
Looking back over the past year, diversifying its customer base
has made the business more successful, despite a highly challenging
environment brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
" Diversifying our pretzel offerings and packaging gave us a broader
customer base as we learn from both our retail and foodservice
consumer trends, " said Gary Gottenbusch, president of Ditsch USA. " In
addition, customers appreciate having one contact for all pretzel needs,
especially one with our rate of innovation coupled with our European
sister teams. "
Being the single-source pretzel provider is a huge advantage for
Ditsch, which offers pretzels that range from tiny sharable bites to


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