Wholesale Cuban Food

Cuba is situated in the North America continent and their cuisine is mainly built upon the foundation of Spanish cuisine and includes many influences from Africa and the Caribbean – which is probably why it’s flexible flavours are becoming growingly popular! If you are looking for hot, punchy and inspiring recipes or products then take a look below to discover more!

Cuban cuisine considered as a “warm” food trend emerging in the market*

Cuban cuisine is a unique and flavourful combination of diverse cultures, creating a variety of dishes that are both delicious and satisfying. Using ingredients such a plantains, seafood, meat and fusing them with aromatic spices is making this cuisine a must-try for many consumers! Whether you’re a curious foodie or seasoned taster, trying this cuisine is an experience that is not to be missed!

*Lumina Intelligence Menu and Food Trends Report, December 2022

46% of UK consumers want to try Cuban food*

Cuban is a trending cuisine which consumers want to try but struggle to access! We have some simple side recipes, products and seasonings that can be easily included on your menu to encourage customers to purchase Cuban-inspired meals! Meet this demand and head to our product range below!

*Bidfood & CGA by NielsenIQ Trends 2023 bespoke consumer survey, 2,000 UK consumers /*Mintel World Cuisines, UK, 2022

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Discover our Cuban inspired product range

Whether you are after stews or wanting popular ready-made marinades and sauces, our Cuban inspired product range will have something to offer you. We even have our “Choose your protein” section to help you build the perfect menu choices for your Cuban inspired dishes!

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Learn some of our delicious Cuban recipes

Cuban beef picadillo

Cuban beef picadillo

A mix of spices, olives and raisins give this beef dish a warming, unique taste. Typically served on flatbread or it can be paired with a side of your choice.

Cuban crunch salad and spicy vinaigrette

Cuban crunch salad and spicy vinaigrette

A simple, colourful and tasty salad packed full of nutrients.

Cuban hash and green salsa

Cuban hash and green salsa

A chorizo, potato and egg hash with a homemade flavoursome green salsa sauce.

Frequently asked questions

What are traditional Cuban foods?

In Cuba, rice and beans offer sustenance and comfort and play an important role within many of their dishes! It’s basically a side dish to almost every meal. It’s typically prepared as black beans and white rice in hearty portions.

What is the most famous food in Cuba?

A popular Cuban cuisine is Ropa Vieja, which is a stewed shredded beef dish is slow cooked in fresh tomatoes, onions, peppers, garlic and wine to create a delicious comfort meal, full of flavour. Of course, the dish is accompanied by white rice, black beans and sweet plantains.

Is Cuban food spicy?

Unlike Sri Lankan or Mexican cuisines, Cuban food is not spicy but because it’s a mix of Spanish, African, and other Caribbean cuisines you can make it as hot as you like. Chilies are not even grown in Cuba which is why ‘heat’ has never really been a key ingredient in Cuban cuisine.

2024 Food and Drink Trends

Flavours less travelled: world food trends

If you want to find out more about Cuban cuisine and flavours less travelled, head over to our 2024 Food & Drinks Trend page.

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