G.S. Gelato Expanding in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

June 13, 2023
The frozen dessert company is adding 25,000 sq. ft., bringing the facility to a total of 65,000 sq. ft.

G.S. Gelato is in the final stages of expanding its Fort Walton Beach, Fla., manufacturing complex. The company is adding 25,000 sq. ft., bringing the facility to a total of 65,000 sq. ft.

The new addition includes dry and frozen warehouse storage, significantly increasing production capacity and overall efficiency. Cost was not disclosed. Upon completion, G.S. Gelato expects to add approximately 30 staff members to support operations. The company makes gelato, sorbetto and non-dairy frozen desserts for foodservice & private label retail.

“When we came here from Italy in 1996 … we began with just 1,000 sq. ft., and when business rapidly grew, we chose a new location with plenty of space to ensure room for future growth,” said Simona Faroni, co-founder along with her husband Guido Tremolini. “The expansion will enable us to successfully meet the growing demand for our products and to better serve our customers around the nation.”

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