Inspired Ingredients

How we became a
leading wholesale food supplier

WHO WE ARE

Inspired Ingredients is a wholesale food supplier founded by top restaurant chef Rodd Blutman. After two decades of experience in professional kitchens around the world, Rodd branched out into production and created a premium line of freeze-dried products that have come to be relied on by chefs and home cooks around Australia for their superior taste and quality. By sourcing ingredients from the best farms and orchards, Rodd built his reputation as an industry leader. For more than 10 years, the team at Inspired Ingredients has worked diligently to provide superior quality products and exceptional service.

Inspired Ingredients is a wholesale food supplier founded by top restaurant chef Rodd Blutman.

WHO WE ARE

Inspired Ingredients is a wholesale food supplier founded by top restaurant chef Rodd Blutman. After two decades of experience in professional kitchens around the world, Rodd branched out into production and created a premium line of freeze-dried products that have come to be relied on by chefs and home cooks around Australia for their superior taste and quality. By sourcing ingredients from the best farms and orchards, Rodd built his reputation as an industry leader. For more than 10 years, the team at Inspired Ingredients has worked diligently to provide superior quality products and exceptional service.

WHAT WE CARE ABOUT

At our core, we believe in the importance of honesty and integrity. We are committed to sourcing and producing the highest quality food products and strive for excellence in every aspect of our business. We uphold the highest food safety standards (HACCP certification) and put an emphasis on building strong relationships with our customers and suppliers. As a small business, we can provide flexible supply solutions to meet our customers’ needs, source specialty items, and deliver to anywhere in Australia.

Inspired Ingredients is a wholesale food supplier committed to sourcing and producing the highest-quality food

WHAT WE CARE ABOUT

At our core, we believe in the importance of honesty and integrity. We are committed to sourcing and producing the highest quality food products and strive for excellence in every aspect of our business. We uphold the highest food safety standards (HACCP certification) and put an emphasis on building strong relationships with our customers and suppliers. As a small business, we can provide flexible supply solutions to meet our customers’ needs, source specialty items, and deliver to anywhere in Australia.

We supply to retail customers too!
Order online and we’ll deliver to your door.

WHAT WE DO

Inspired Ingredients is a wholesale food supplier of more than 500 specialty products, from freeze-dried fruits, pastry ingredients, savoury ingredients and more

Specialty Foods

Inspired Ingredients is the leading wholesale food supplier and custom freeze-drying contractor in Australia

Contact Freeze-Drying

Inspired Ingredients is a wholesale food supplier of freeze-dried fruits, specialty ingredients, pastry and savoury ingredients, and nuts, grains and spices

Wholesale & Retail Sales

As the leading wholesale food supplier in Australia, Inspired Ingredients provides customers with technical and creative support

Technical & Creative Support

Whether you are looking for exotic ingredients or artisanal products, we have everything you need to take your culinary creations to the next level.

TRUSTED BY AUSTRALIA’S TOP CHEFS

We are proud to have earned the trust of our customers, who rely on us to supply them with the highest quality ingredients. From hatted restaurants to artisanal bakeries, our products are used by many esteemed culinary masters.

OUR CUSTOMERS

Your one-stop-shop for quality food products

MEET THE TEAM

Our team of experts are passionate about food and dedicated to delivering exceptional service to our customers. We are always looking for new and exciting products to add to our range and strive to offer the industry’s most comprehensive selection of premium ingredients.

Rodd Blutman
DIRECTOR
Mickaël Mariette
GENERAL MANAGER
Jasmine Tiernan
ACCOUNT MANAGER
Cyril Gallezot
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Cameron Konrad
WAREHOUSE & DESPATCH SUPERVISOR
Jack Sturzaker
PACKER
Wholesale food supplier Rodd Blutman, Director and Founder at Inspired Ingredients

Rodd opened a restaurant in Melbourne, which he ran for three years. After starting a family, he wanted a more balanced lifestyle within the hospitality sector and created Inspired Ingredients after seeing a gap in the market for freeze-dried products.

Favourite ingredients – Freeze-dried apple and black garlic

Wholesale food supplier Mickael Mariette, General Manager at Inspired Ingredients

Mickaël joined the Inspired team in 2023, bringing over a decade of experience in sales and management across Australia and France.

Mickaël is a natural leader who excels in people management, process improvement and strategic planning for organisational growth. With over seven years of experience in the Australian food service industry, he brings stability to the company as it grows.

Favourite ingredients – Foie gras and freeze-dried strawberries

Wholesale food supplier Jasmine Tiernan, Account Manager at Inspired Ingredients

Jasmine brings a plethora of technical knowledge to the Inspired Ingredients Team.

As an avid cook, combined with over a decade of experience in the food service sector, Jasmine is our resident technical expert; whether it be molecular ingredients, pastry ingredients, Japanese products or the latest culinary trends and innovations, she knows it all!

Favourite ingredients– Sakura Cherry Blossom Vinegar from Good Grub Hub and freeze-dried coconut

Wholesale food supplier Cyril Gallezot, Business Development Manager at Inspired Ingredients

After immigrating from France, Cyril has gained valuable experience as a wholesale food supplier.

Cyril is passionate about food and the food service industry. He joined the Inspired team in 2023 as BDM to build bridges between our exceptional ingredients and chefs. Cyril collaborates with some of the most talented culinary professionals in the industry.

Favourite ingredients – freeze-dried mandarin and Lemon Balsamic Vinegar from EuroPantry

Wholesale food supplier Cameron Konrad, Warehouse Supervisor at Inspired Ingredients

Cameron’s professional background as a chef gave him in-depth knowledge of the valuable role wholesale suppliers provide.

After 20 years as a chef, Cameron joined the Inspired team as the Warehouse and Dispatch Supervisor to gain a better work-life balance. His keen attention to detail ensures a consistently high level of service for our customers.

Favourite ingredients – Chipotle BBQ from Melbourne Hot Sauce and freeze-dried horseradish

Wholesale food supplier Jack Sturzaker, Packer at Inspired Ingredients

Jack joined the Inspired team fresh out of high school, packing our freeze-dried ingredients.

Jack knows his way around our packaging procedures like the back of his hand and works on our freeze-dried production line, packing our products ready to be shipped to wholesale and retail customers around Australia.

Favourite ingredients– freeze-dried raspberries and Soleo 42% Milk Chocolate by Cuvée Chocolate.

Our team’s unwavering commitment to excellence has helped us establish a reputation as a top supplier of premium foods in Australia.

Our commitment to sustainability

At Inspired Ingredients, sustainability is more than just a buzzword – it’s a way of life. We’re committed to continuously improving our practices and making a positive impact on our planet. Recently, we’ve taken a significant step forward by investing in solar panels for our warehouse. By harnessing the sun’s power, we generate a significant portion of our energy needs. We aim to transition all our company vehicles to electric and work with sustainable suppliers wherever possible.