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iDan’s History

Since 1978, iDan has been a leader in the fried chicken breading, seasoning, baking mix and packaging industries. iDan specializes in creating custom and unique flavors, textures, crunch, spice and aesthetic to create products unique to their customers’ individual brand or company. iDan produces its own signature Texas Fried Chicken Breading which is recognized nationwide for its unique flavor combination, stocked by some of the biggest distributors and food service providers in the United States. iDan also produces portion-controlled salt and pepper packets used by the food service industry including major restaurant chains and sports stadiums. Having the expertise to create customizable products tailored specifically to their customers’ needs with a consistent taste and texture in bulk, iDan successfully streamlines the brand identity of high-end global companies from product to packaging to shipping in mass when needed.

Timeline

2020
January

US FOODS

US FOODS distribution begins.
2017
June

Increased Plant Capacity

Packaging at iDan Foods Manufacturing Facility
Plant capacity increased to produce over 7 million lbs per year.
June

Growth

iDan doubles capacity.
January

Bain Marie

Bain Marie brand officially launched.
2016
January

1000+ Restaurants Serve Texas Breading

Texas Breading served in over 1000 restaurants.
January

Restaurant Depot Expands Distribution

Restaurant Depot Expands distribution to Midwest stores.
2014
May

Custom Baking Mixes

Custom baking mixes service started.
2012
April

Hot Chicken Breadings

Started manufacturing Hot Chicken Breadings.
February

Spicy Breadings

Started manufacturing Spicy Breadings.
2010
January

Relocation

iDan relocates to New Jersey.
2009
October

Restaurant Depot

Restaurant Depot distribution begins.
September

Baking Mixes & Custom Blending Solutions

Started creating baking mixes and custom blending solutions for food franchises.
June

Giorgio Nadi Becomes Leader of iDan

Barrie Nadi steps down and Giorgio Nadi takes over leadership of the company with the goal of expanding distribution of Texas Fried Chicken Breading™.
2006
August

Sweet Potato Fries Coating

Coating developed for sweet potato fries. 30,000 pounds to 250,000 pounds manufactured per month.
July

Custom Breaders, Coatings & Dry mixes

Custom breaders, coatings, dry mixes for brands service started.
February

Food Coatings

iDan started creating Food Coatings.
January

Giorgio Nadi joined iDan

Giorgio Nadi joined iDan. Brought culinary and finance experience.
2003
May

B.S. in Finance

Giorgio Nadi earns Bachelor of Science in Finance.
1994
April

Started Khyber Breading

Started producing Khyber Breading.
1978
June

Invention of Texas Breading

Texas Fried Chicken Breading Package
Texas Breading invented and originally served 7 restaurants owned by Barrie Nadi.