Great Ciao, Inc

Bringing Together Great Food Producers, Discerning Chefs, and Top Retailers.

Specialty Foods for Retailers

Specialty Foods from Artisan Producers for Discerning Retail Stores.

Distinctive Ingredients for Foodservice

Unique Ingredients for Chefs, Bakers, and Chocolatiers.

Direct Importer and Distributor of Specialty Foods

Great Ciao is a leading specialty food importer and distributor located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For over 25 years, Great Ciao has connected great producers with discerning chefs and top retailers around the country.

Specialty Foods for Every Menu




Oils & Vinegars



Fish & Seafood


Special Order Delicacies

Looking for fresh truffles, unique cheeses, or that one-of-a-kind chocolate? We can access a world of foods and ingredients. Contact us today to find out more.

Become a customer

Join our family of specialty bakeries, confectioners, cheese shops, grocers, retailers, and restaurants. All wholesale accounts are welcome!  We want to be your specialty food importer