Pregel Continues to Bake a Difference with Icing Smiles

CONCORD, N.C. – When relationships are fruitful, productive, and rooted in uplifting others, specifically children, it’s a union that needs to continue. Therefore, PreGel America has extended its philanthropic sponsorship of Icing Smiles, the national non-profit organization dedicated to “baking a difference” for terminally ill children and their families through the donation of elaborately designed cakes.

“Bringing joy to children is an immeasurable gift, and we are extremely happy to be a part of this inspiring agenda,” says Anna Pata, director of sales and marketing at PreGel America. “We’ve enjoyed supporting Icing Smiles over the past year at different events, where we also had a chance to introduce their Sugar Angels and attendees to our pastry-based and confection ingredients,” continues Pata.

Since partnering with Icing Smiles, PreGel has supported several the organization’s notable events, supplying finished desserts and ingredient samples for:

  • 2017 Orlando Cake Fair
  • 2018 Chicago Meet Up Event hosted at the PreGel International Training Centers – Chicago
  • 2018 Miami Buttercream Ball
  • 2019 Chicago Buttercream Ball
  • 2019 Dallas Meet Up event hosted at the PreGel International Training Centers – Dallas

In regard to the continued partnership, Karen Griffiths, assistant director of Icing Smiles, says, “We look are excited to continue our work with PreGel America. Each year we find new and better ways of working together as we learn more about each other’s businesses. And we are looking forward to an eventful 2019.”

Throughout 2019, PreGel will continue its support of the non-profit with presence at:

  • San Diego Cake Show – San Diego, CA March 16-17
  • Cookie Con – Reno, NV, March 20-23
  • International Baking Industy Exposition (IBIE) – Las Vegas, NV, Sept. 8-11
  • Ultimate Sweets Show, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 9-10

Your Passion. Our Ingredients. It’s not just a slogan; it’s what PreGel believes in.

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About PreGel America

Established in 2002, PreGel America is a B2B developer, manufacturer, and distributor of authentic, high quality, shelf-stable, semi-finished dessert ingredients and supplies. With main headquarters in Reggio Emilia, Italy, the company’s diverse product lines fulfill the supply needs for artisans of Gelato, Sorbetto & Ice Cream, Soft Serve Ice Cream, Pastry & Confections, and Specialty Beverages.  Additionally, PreGel hosts five International Training Centers within major U.S. cities including Charlotte, NC; Los Angeles, CA; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Chicago, IL; and Dallas, TX, as well as three distribution facilities in the East, West, and Central regions. The company services all segments of the foodservice and noncommercial foodservice industries, as well as U.S. distributors.