Budget Bites

Cutting Costs, Savoring Savings by Upcycling Excess Frozen Foods.

Budget Bites™ is committed to rescuing and repurposing millions of pounds of perfectly delicious overstocked and excess inventory frozen foods.

By supporting Budget Bites™, you play a vital role in reducing frozen food waste and conserving resources while enjoying delicious frozen meals at unbeatable prices. Together, we can make a difference.

Who we are

At Budget BitesTM   we are on a mission to revolutionize the frozen food industry by combating food waste and providing budget-friendly, affordable frozen foods to your family's table.

Why Budget BitesTM ?

Sustainable Solution

By rescuing these perfectly good food products that would otherwise go to waste, we're actively contributing to the reduction of food waste in America. We believe that every bite counts in the fight against hunger and environmental degradation.

Quality and Safety

Our commitment to quality and safety is unwavering. We adhere to stringent USDA and FDA regulations, ensuring that every item we save is safe, nutritious and affordable.

Unbeatable Value

We offer our frozen food products at incredibly affordable prices, making it easier for everyone to enjoy quality meals without breaking the bank. Our value frozen food brand allows you to save money without compromising on taste or nutritional value.

Diverse Selection

From mouthwatering entrees and appetizers to delectable desserts, our product range is diverse and ever-changing. We are continuously sourcing a wide variety of frozen food products, so you'll always find something new and exciting to try.

What Budget BitesTM
Customers are Saying

Sarah Mitchel

Restaurant Owner

I run a busy restaurant, and managing costs without compromising on quality is always a challenge. Discovering Budget Bites™ has been a game-changer for me. Their range of frozen food items for wholesalers is not only affordable but also of excellent quality. I can rely on their products to consistently deliver delicious meals to my customers. My business has seen increased profitability since I switched to Budget Bites™, and I can’t recommend them enough.

Michelle Jackson

mother of 2

I love Budget Bites™ – my kids love their chicken fingers and fries, and I can buy a whole week’s worth of meals for what I used to spend in just a couple of days. And I like that I can always find something new to try.

John Doe

mother

I love Budget Bites™ – my kids love their chicken fingers and fries, and I can buy a whole week’s worth of meals for what I used to spend in just a couple of days. And I like that I can always find something new to try.

Sarah Mitchel

Restaurant Owner

I run a busy restaurant, and managing costs without compromising on quality is always a challenge. Discovering Budget Bites™ has been a game-changer for me. Their range of frozen food items for wholesalers is not only affordable but also of excellent quality. I can rely on their products to consistently deliver delicious meals to my customers. My business has seen increased profitability since I switched to Budget Bites™, and I can’t recommend them enough.

Michelle Jackson

mother of 2

I love Budget Bites™ – my kids love their chicken fingers and fries, and I can buy a whole week’s worth of meals for what I used to spend in just a couple of days. And I like that I can always find something new to try.

Creating Budget BitesTM

WHAT TYPES OF FOODS BECOME
BUDGET BITESTM  ?

Overstocked & Distressed Food products are Misunderstood

Overruns & Overstocks that Manufacturer didn’t sell

Private Label Products Requiring Repack for Brand Protection

Product close to manufacturer's optimal peak quality date

Slightly Off Spec size variances, inconsistency in breading

Product is “Broken” i.e., French fries are 2 inches long instead of 4-5 inches long

Customer changed their mind

Customer went out of business

Discontinued Brands

Excess Freezer Inventory

Product Liquidations

Exceeding Industry Expectations

Uncompromising Commitment to Safety and Consumer Protection

At Budget Bites™, our dedication to sustainability is the heart of everything we do. Through close collaboration with major manufacturers, we’re transforming the frozen food landscape and making a powerful impact on the pressing problem of food waste. Experience frozen food solutions that don’t just meet expectations but exceed them. At Budget Bites ™, safety isn’t an afterthought – it’s our promise to you

All of our partner facilities and manufacturers meet rigorous standards set forth by the USDA and FDA. All repack facilities are inspected by either the USDA, FDA, or both. We take great care in assuring that every part of the repack process meets the highest safety requirements, providing safe and delicious food to consumers and ensuring brand protection.

SOURCING THE INDUSTRY

At Budget Bites™, we believe that great food shouldn't come at a high cost to your wallet or our planet. Our team scours the frozen food industry daily, purchasing and packing perfectly safe and delicious food overstocks that would normally be discarded.

SAFETY ASSURANCE

Budget Bites™ repack facilities are USDA and/or FDA inspected in order to guarantee food safety. Food safety is paramount in our industry, and it is our top priority which is insured by certified HACCP Managers and third party food safety partner periodic audits to exceed that the highest safety standards.

Budget Bites™ labeling

We believe in complete transparency, which is why our products come with clear and concise labeling. From ingredient origins to nutritional information, we provide you with all the details you need to make informed choices for you and your family.

Traceability 

Utilizing advanced tracing technology, we maintain full transparency throughout our supply chain. From the warehouse to your table, you can easily trace the journey of your frozen treats, giving you confidence and peace of mind about the origins and handling of your food.

Market Ready

Our commitment to quality extends to every step of the process, including seamless market delivery. We ensure that our frozen delights reach your local market spaces efficiently, allowing you to access our flavorful creations right in your neighborhood.

From Excess to Excellence

Embracing Sustainability in Frozen Foods

For over 35 years, Budget Bites™ has proudly held the mantle of an industry trailblazer, crafting ingenious and lucrative food solutions. Our journey has been defined by purchasing and repackaging food overstock, safeguarding private label brands, and fostering secure, efficient avenues for manufacturers.

Through this strategic approach, we safeguard brand protection while championing sustainability. By redirecting excess products into our secondary markets, we bridge the gap between reducing food waste and empowering discerning consumers seeking affordability.

Our legacy is one of innovation, responsibility, and value. With Budget Bites™, we’re not only shaping a thriving market but also rewriting the narrative on responsible consumption, where every purchase is a step towards a greener, more sustainable tomorrow.

But it doesn’t end there, we go the extra mile and rescue millions of pounds annually of overstocked, discontinued, close dated or brand sensitive frozen food products. Any unsold products find new purpose in our donations to local food banks and organizations, delivering out on zero waste goals.

Manufacturers who partner with Budget BitesTM are not just choosing smart solutions, they’re investing in better choices.

Discover the power of efficiency and brand protection with Budget Bites™. As your trusted partner, we swiftly move excess inventory, ensuring your bottom line and brands stays strong. Our dedicated account managers work tirelessly to safeguard your brand’s reputation, finding the perfect secondary markets for your specific products.

35 Plus Years of Trusted Industry Leadership

Complete Brand Protection

Stress Free Transactions and Processes

From Surplus to Success : Swift Inventory Solutions

Purpose Driven, Family-Owned Business

Prompt and Secure Payment

Flexibility with Innovative & Creative Food Solutions

Streamlined National Logistics Expertise

Secure packing with Trusted Brands

Access to Top Secondary Markets

We are Buyers, NOT Brokers

Partnering with Dedicated Food Loss and Waste Champions

Competitive Advantage of Efficient and Confidential Inventory Disposal

Are you an independent grocer looking to gain the competitive advantage? Budget Bites™ enhances your frozen food product offerings with savory, value-conscious options that also actively contribute to ending food wastes in America.

Are you a manufacturer that needs to move excess food inventory or repack and rebrand products? Budget Bites™ delivers hassle free service and guaranteed complete Brand Protection.

Frozen Food Industry Resources

Empowering Change One Bite at a Time.

Learn more about how the frozen food industry adheres to stringent safety guidelines and relies on various resources to ensure the well-being of consumers. From production to distribution, these measures are in place to guarantee the quality and safety of frozen food products.

Fighting Waste & Hunger

At Budget Bites™, we believe that every bite counts in the fight against hunger and environmental waste. It is therefore our mission to collaborate with top food manufacturers to rescue and repurpose excess frozen foods in order to deliver delicious products to customers at a terrific value.

Zero Waste Philosophy

Our Zero Waste goals encompass every aspect of our operations, from sourcing to packaging and beyond. All of our products that are not sold are donated to food banks and local charities Learn More About Food Waste

Ending Food Waste

In the United States, food waste is estimated at between 30–40 percent of the food supply." It is our goal and mission to bring affordable, quality frozen foods to your family at a substantial cost savings Food Loss and Waste | FDA

Frozen Food Education

At Budget Bites™, our mission transcends affordability. We're dedicated to harnessing the power of USDA and FDA resources to raise the bar of food safety awareness. Our goal is clear: to educate and eradicate the twin challenges of food waste and insecurity that persist in America.Learn more about Food Safety

Champions of Food Loss and Waste Reduction

By reducing food waste and keeping food out of landfills we help you save money and protect the environment U.S. Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champions | USDA

Food Waste In America is Excessive

40% OF ALL FOOD

Produced in the United States is wasted.

113 BILLION POUNDS

Food wasted per year, representing 20 lbs of food per person per month.

Expensive

$161 BILLION

Uneaten food at retailers, restaurants, and homes costs $161 billion annually.

$1,500

Per capita, this amounts to $1,500 for a family of four.

Environmentally Harmful

The Methane released by food in landfillsis a greenhouse gas 21 times more powerful than carbon dioxide.

Food makes up 20% of all landfill weight- the single largest municipal waste source.

EXHAUSTING OUR NATURAL RESOURCES

Each Year Getting food to U.S. Tables Requires:

50%

of our land usage

80%

of our freshwater

Greatly Needed Manual Labor Resources

10%

of our available energy

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Be Informed About Expiration Dates

Americans throw away almost 40 million tons of food every year. Confusion over date labeling accounts for an estimated 20% of consumer food waste, according to FDA.

Many people incorrectly think phrases like “Best By” and “Best if Used By” refer to food safety. Manufacturers use phrases like these to refer to when the food is at peak freshness and flavor.

Zero Waste Philosophy

We go the extra mile. Budget Bites™ purchases and rescues millions of pounds annually of overstocked, discontinued, close dated or brand sensitive frozen food products. Any unsold products find a purpose in our donations to local food banks and organizations, making a difference in the lives of those in need.

The Sustainable Solution

Every Bite Counts

Our legacy is one of innovation, responsibility, and value. With Budget Bites™, we’re not only shaping a thriving market but also rewriting the narrative on responsible consumption, where every purchase is a step towards a greener, more sustainable tomorrow. As a company rooted in responsible practices, we recognize the importance of reducing food waste. By repurposing overstocked products, we’re contributing to a greener planet while providing delicious budget-friendly frozen food solutions.

Food and Waste Loss Champions

How Supporting Budget Bites™ Spurs Innovation, Reduces Food Loss, and Fights Hunger
At Budget Bites™, we understand the urgency and significance of addressing the food loss and waste crisis in the United States. The staggering amount of wasted food not only impacts food security but also contributes to resource depletion and climate change. That’s why we are excited to announce our commitment to becoming a U.S. Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champion.

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set an ambitious goal in 2015: to achieve a 50 percent reduction in food loss and waste by 2030.

By becoming a Food Loss Champion, we align ourselves with other leaders across the food chain who share the same vision and commitment. Together, we can drive change, raise awareness, and create a ripple effect that leads to a more resilient and responsible food system for generations to come.

Knowledge is Power for Change

Join us in our mission to eliminate food waste and end hunger in our communities.

Discover effective strategies and guidelines on how to reduce waste while ensuring the safety and quality of your meals. Learn more about these essential steps at [Link to FDA’s “How to Cut Food Waste” resource].

Let’s work together to make a positive impact on the environment and our communities by minimizing food waste, one informed choice at a time.

Educate to Eradicate Food Waste

In the United States, food waste is estimated at between 30–40 percent of the food supply. This figure, based on estimates from USDA’s Economic Research Service of 31 percent food loss at the retail and consumer levels, corresponded to approximately 133 billion pounds and $161 billion worth of food.

Food is the single largest category of material placed in municipal landfills and represents wasted nourishment that could have helped feed families in need. Additionally, water, energy, and labor used to produce wasted food could have been employed for other purposes.

1 in 10 Children: Are Facing
Food Insecurity in America

Map the Meal Gap shows that food insecurity exists in every county and congressional district in the U.S., though the prevalence of food insecurity varies significantly across populations and places. The estimates from the study are at the individual level – reflecting the number of individuals (or children) who live in a food-insecure household.

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Addressing Food Waste

In the United States, food waste is estimated at between 30–40 percent of the food supply. This figure, based on estimates from USDA’s Economic Research Service of 31 percent food loss at the retail and consumer levels, corresponded to approximately 133 billion pounds and $161 billion worth of food in 2010. Food is the single largest category of material placed in municipal landfills and represents wasted nourishment that could have helped feed families in need. Additionally, water, energy, and labor used to produce wasted food could have been employed for other purposes.

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Food Product Dating and
Food Waste

Food waste by consumers may result from a misunderstanding of what the phrases on product date labels mean, along with uncertainty about storage of perishable foods. Confusion over date labeling accounts for an estimated 20 percent of consumer food waste.

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Map the Meal Gap

Feeding America Food Insecurity Interactive Map (Dark Gray Bold)

Credit: Feeding America

From Problem to Progress.
Empowering Change One Bite at a Time.

Learn more about addressing effective solutions to reduce
Hunger and Food Loss in America.

Since 2011, Feeding America has produced estimates of local food insecurity and food costs to improve our understanding

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