Dried Ingredients

We are a bulk supplier of a wide variety of dried Fruits, Herbs, Spices and Teas.
Customers

Our primary target customer is the tea industry (tea packers & tea blenders) and extract companies. Full service! 100 % B2B!

Service

We offer our customers not only the possibility to source everything from one supplier but also have access to our knowledge and network in the tea industry and beyond.

Logistics

We ship small bags (bulk) direct from our different warehouses up to complete containers from our Partners in Europe, South Africa and China.

Contact

Phone: +49 (0)40 209334800
E-Mail: info(at)dried-ingredients.de
Sales: Malte Bergeest. Robin Musahl, Renzo Wolber
Purchasing: Jörn Burchard
Product Developement: Julia Krause, Lisa Wüpper
Warehouse: Juliane Hummel, Jelena Ristic
Production: Achim Schilling

Our Company


Dried Ingredients GmbH is a B2B supplier for the international tea industry. We import, refine and trade dried herbs, fruits, flowers, leaves, roots and spices. We work closely with our customers to develop solutions and concepts associated with herbal teas in all shapes of cut right through to complex blends. Our customers are generally tea dealers, tea packers, tea brands (gastronomy, hotels and retailers), coffee roasters and extract companies.

Service

SERVICE

Product development & logistics.

We offer our partners the opportunity to take their entire range from a single source

Sicherheit

PRODUCT SAFETY

100% quality in every aspect.

Carefully selected and constantly analyzed and checked products for adherence quality standards

Produktion

PRODUCTION

Optimized for different demands.

State of the art tea blending and herbal production facilities in Central Europe

Lager

WAREHOUSING

Locations in Europe and USA.

3 warehouses each specialized on certain product types with a total of 3250 tons of capacity

The JFS Group


(Dried Ingredients GmbH, Dried Ingredients LLC (USA), J.Fr. Scheibler GmbH & Co KG, G.W.A. Westpahl Tee GmbH)
82

Employees

35

Mio € Turnover

4000

to Warehouse stock/Inventory

2000

Yearly product developments

9000

to/pa Yearly trade volume

Our Products


We offer a wide variety of different teas, tea ingredients, herbs, spices and Tea blends.. Please see below for our range of products and click the individual elements for more information. For specific details about quality, quantity, packaging, certification or source of origin please contact us.

Our Warehousing


Fruit and Herbal Warehouse

Hamburg, Germany

  • 4.500 m2 warehouse
  • Up to 1.500 tons, 3.700 pallets of fruits, herbs, blossoms & spices
  • Pestcontrol and Treatment
  • 24 Hours surveillance cameras and manned security
  • ISO 22000 and HACCP certified

Tea Warehouse

Hamburg, Germany

  • 6.000 m2 warehouse
  • Up to 2.500 tons of tea
  • Pestcontrol
  • 24 Hours surveillance cameras and manned security
  • IFS and HACCP certified

Mixed US Warehouse

Miami, USA

  • 500 m2 warehouse
  • Up to 150 tons of dried ingredients
  • Pestcontrol and Treatment
  • 24 Hours surveillance cameras and manned security


Innovations


Partnership, service, consultancy and product development have always been cornerstones of our business.

“Juicy”

Sweet taste profile by means of natural juice concentrates. No sugars or sweeteners are necessary (low/no calories). Exceptional fruity taste, hot and cold. Micro-encapsulated flavors with over 24 months shelf-life. The dry loose tea retains its intense aroma. Rich flavor is not lost during brewing.

Iced tea cold brew

Blended tea with cold water. One of our latest innovations is cold water brewing. The filter bag will be placed in cold water and infuses within 5 minutes to a full flavor.

Tea to go

Innovative tea bag for “take aways” in convenience stores, petrol stations, coffee shops, hotels and catering. The tea can go into the “to go cup” or a tea pot and can be easily removed by pulling the thread upwards out of the water without having to remove the tea bag from the cup or tea pot. No more dribbling or drops. Transparent nylon tea bag for valuable leaf teas and tea specialities in the premium segment. Large labels are optimal by providing sufficient space for branding.

Quick Infusion

Perfect tea in 30 seconds. A special development for the K-cup machines, pad, capsule and espresso machines espresso machines. The encapsulated tea cartridge is being placed into the machine and a complete infusion of the tea takes 20-30 seconds.


Our Production


Tea Blending Facility Germany
  • Four tea blending machines
  • Daily mixing capacity up to 35 to
  • Each plant optimized for different demands
  • One plant for non flavored pure black and green teas
  • Three plants for flavored speciality teas

Herbal Production Facility Germany
  • Cutting
  • Powdering
  • Granulating
  • Drying
  • Homogenizing

Standard Production Chracteristics
  • Fumigation (PH3 / CO2)
  • Germ reduction
  • Sorting & Sieving
  • Packing
  • In process quality control


Product Safety


Product safety is one of the most important aspects in today’s food & beverage industry. All our products have been carefully selected by qualified and trained experts and are constantly analyzed and checked by independent laboratories for adherence quality standards. For individual requests we can order an independent analysis for any particular standard.

Quality in every Aspect

Taste Testing

We employ long-term experienced “tea tasters” from the industry. Sensoricial (taste) and optical testing, an evaluation of the dry tea leaf, the leaf after steeping, as well as the color of the infusion has been conducted and categorized at our facilities for over 100 years.
We test our teas with state of the art quality control equipment and compare hundreds of infusions daily. All this, enables us to optimize quality and price and develop creative product compositions while maintaining our focus on the taste of the infusions. Several centuries of experience in the tea industry, in combination with continuous improvement and development of our quality management, enables us to offer consistent quality and analytically perfect products which fulfill our customers’ demands.

Laboratory Analysis

All our teas are constantly tested for unwanted residues (e.g. fertilizer, pesticides and contaminants) by specialized laboratories within the industry which undergo periodic ring tests (part of an external quality assurance program for a measuring method).
We purposely outsource this process to unbiased specialists who are capable of, and have the equipment for, the most modern, constantly updated analysis methods which satisfy the increasingly stringent criteria.

Origin

Dried Ingredients quality system checks the products at the source of origin. We have maintained long term relationships with our growers, who we personally visit on a regular basis during harvesting, in order to carefully control the overall process.
Whether handpicking, automated harvesting or technical processing – our goal is to maintain a sustainable, ecological and high quality production within our product range.


Our Certificates


We aim to offer only the purest ingredients for our products whenever possible, therefore we fulfil very clear standards for our products.

Kosher
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Kosher means suitable to human consumption according to the Jewish dietary laws. According to the Jewish Law, every food ingredient must be Kosher certified. Most of Dried Ingredient’s green and black teas are Kosher. Please contact us regarding ingredients and flavors used in our products.

Bio EU/NOP
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Der Begriff BIO ist in der EU gesetzlich definiert. Diese Produkte müssen aus ökologisch kontrolliertem Anbau stammen, dürfen nicht gentechnisch verändert sein und werden ohne Einsatz konventioneller Pestizide oder Kunstdünger angebaut.

ISO 22000
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ISO 22000 is a standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization dealing with food safety.

Fair Trade
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All companies participating in fair trade are regularly inspected. In the countries of origin the internatiKosher_DI_Germany_03-2015_NEUonal Fairtrade Labeling Organization (FLO) safeguards adherence to respective criteria. In Germany TransFair e.V. supervises the awarding of the fair-trade seal. Consumers and producers alike both benefit from fair trade.

HACCP

HACCP is a systematic preventive approach to food safety from biological, chemical, and physical hazards in production processes that can cause the finished product to be unsafe, and designs measurements to reduce these risks to a safe level.


Contact us


Office, Sales, Production and Warehouse
Dried Ingredients GmbH
Am Windhukkai 5
20457 Hamburg

Office and Sales
Phone: 49 (0)40 209334800
Fax: 49 (0)40 209334809
info(at)dried-ingredients.de

Production and Warehouse
Phone: 49 (0)40 209334808
produktion(at)dried-ingredients.de

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