About Us

Liguria Foods, Inc. provides premium quality meat toppings, including what many consider the market’s best-tasting pepperoni. We painstakingly follow our old-world recipes, providing our customers (and your customers) with the same performance and flavor each and every day.

Founded in Humboldt, Iowa, in 1974, our dry sausage business has continued to grow thanks to customers who appreciate the artisan approach we use to create high-quality pepperoni plus Genoa and hard salami. Liguria uses the highest quality ingredients – always fresh and never frozen – sourced directly from long-time area farms.

We specialize in foodservice, creating quality product for quality-minded pizzerias and sandwich shops (and their customers) that appreciate the authentic Italian taste of pepperoni and Italian-specialty meats from Liguria.

The dedicated production process merges modern technology with traditional touches, like a redwood drying room, enabling Liguria to create consistently delicious products. What results are premier toppings with dependable kitchen performance, for a difference consumers can see and taste.

In February 2016, Liguria began the next chapter as CTI Foods, a leading provider of custom food solutions to America’s top restaurant chains, acquired Liguria Foods.

CTI Foods, headquartered in Wilder, Idaho, was founded in 1985. CTI is a culinary-driven company that offers a diverse range of custom food solutions to the foodservice and restaurant industries, including raw and pre-cooked protein, soups and sauces, and dehydrated beans. CTI Foods has six state-of-the-art food processing facilities and has over 1,500 employees at its California, Idaho, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Texas locations.

For pizzerias, restaurants, and delicatessens looking to enhance their reputation and build strong business, contact a Sales Representative.

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People love the flavor of smoked meats. Many Italian meat manufacturers or producers use liquid smoke to impart a smoky flavor, but the product never really matches the essence and texture of a true redwood smokehouse. For those special pizza recipes that demand a smoke note – Liguria has you covered.

Thank you for considering Liguria Foods for your pepperoni, salami and pizza topping needs!

We are committed to producing the highest quality pepperoni, salami and pizza meat toppings in the industry. We follow old world recipe formulas each and every day to deliver the flavor and consistency that your customers desire. At Liguria Foods, we work closely with our customers and potential customers to create a signature pepperoni and/or salami solutions. Our customers are the most important part of our business and we are committed to long-term partnerships.

Thank you for placing your trust with us. We promise to do everything we can to exceed your expectations! We look forward to hearing your feedback. Contact Us.