The most dedicated specialty food finders

We’re the international food importer who will go the extra 10,000 miles to bring you the very best ingredients.

Working with local farmers.

Our mission: to bring you the world’s finest delicacies

For more than two decades, Sapna Foods has been serving the world’s highest quality ingredients at competitive prices. Our worldwide search for the best lots and harvest yields has taken us to six continents. We now supply spices, teas, oils and much more from 38 countries—providing them to manufacturers, extractors, distributors and even small, family-owned specialty food shops.

Primary source approach to fair trade

The hands that make the food matter

Sapna Foods is dedicated to the cultures, villages and people that produce the delicacies we supply. We believe strongly that the primary hands that create such treasures should be the ones to reap the rewards. With this “primary source” approach to international trade, the local communities benefit and our clients receive top quality at the most competitive price available.

We’re always up for an adventure at Sapna Foods.

Where will the quest for flavor take us next?

We’re always up for an adventure at Sapna Foods. If you need an ingredient we don’t have, we don’t see that as a problem—it’s a beautiful opportunity. Discovering new destinations, encountering new cultures and meeting new growers to add to our family are the most exciting aspects of what we do. So don’t hesitate to send us on a food-finding trip—we’ll be thrilled to do it.

One passionate group of foodies

With decades of collective experience in every corner of the food business, we can say for certain that we. know. food.

Rishi A. Nagrani

Rishi A. Nagrani

Chief Executive Officer/President

Rishi A. Nagrani is CEO, President & Founder of Sapna Foods, Inc. Rishi started the business in 1997 and has spent his entire career focusing on the international supply chain of specialty foods from remote origins. Rishi was a collegiate athlete in soccer, an accomplished tri-athlete, a classical pianist and an Instrument Rated Pilot. He resides in Atlanta with his wife and four daughters.

Jack Dahlheimer

Jack Dahlheimer

Vice President

Jack Dahlheimer is Vice President of Sapna Foods, Inc. He has spent his entire career in the food industry, including restaurant ownership, corporate restaurant management, broadline distribution, and now leading our business. Jack thrives on helping our clients grow, introducing new concepts and creating long term business partnerships. Outside of work, Jack is a sport enthusiast with a passion for travel all over the globe.

Eileen Pugh

Eileen Pugh

Controller

Eileen Pugh is the Controller for Sapna Foods, Inc. She comes to us with over 35 years of experience in the accounting industry. A graduate of Mercer University with a BS in Accounting and Pre-Law, Eileen is currently working towards her MBA. She moved to the Atlanta area in 2008. In her spare time Eileen enjoys continental travel, outdoor activities and traveling back to Boston as a tourist.

Evan Sowers

Evan Sowers

Sales Representative

Evan Sowers is Sales Representative at Sapna Foods, Inc. He was born and raised in Atlanta and still lives there today with his wife, son and daughter. Evan has a Bachelor's Degree in Business and spent over a decade in the food service industry, which provided him with a vast knowledge of specialty food ingredients. For leisure, Evan enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, reading and cooking.

Blake Walker

Blake Walker

Marketing and Industrial Sales

Blake Walker handles Marketing and Industrial Sales for Sapna Foods, Inc. Blake is a trained chef, combining his passion for food and business education to bring value to clients across the industry. Outside of work, you can find him visiting Seabrook Island with his family and dogs. He resides in Marietta, GA with his wife and daughter.

William Sowers

William Sowers

Director of Purchasing

William Sowers is Director of Purchasing for Sapna Foods, Inc. He is a native of Atlanta and graduated from Kennesaw State University. William started working in operations for Sapna Foods in the early 2000s and has extensive knowledge of specialty food ingredients. He enjoys watching sports, playing golf, traveling and spending time with his wife and three sons.

Jonathon Richardson

Jonathon Richardson

Director of Operations & SQF Practitioner

Jonathon Richardson is Sapna Foods SQF Practitioner. He has implemented many ongoing updates to Sapna as well as continually improving Food Safety. Jonathon enjoys Golf on his weekends away from work.

Jimmy Mendoza

Jimmy Mendoza

Graphic Designer

Jimmy Mendoza is the resident graphic designer at Sapna Foods, Inc. He is a seasoned (low sodium) artist from Atlanta, with more than five years' experience in art and design. When he isn’t whipping up eye-catching packaging for our clients, he’s at home painting or rocking out at a heavy metal concert.

Leo Grounds

Leo Grounds

Logistics and Warehouse Manager

Leo is the logistics and warehouse manager at Sapna Foods, Inc. Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, he arrived in Atlanta in 1988 and the city has been his home ever since. Leo has more than 25 years of experience in logistics and warehousing, and can proudly say that he has seen just about any scenario the trade has to offer. Leo is a proud and accomplished father of three and the new grandfather of a baby girl. He is a former semi-pro soccer player and spends most of his free time enjoying his family.

Rosalie Piazza

Rosalie Piazza

Sales Representative

Rosalie Piazza is a Sales Representative at Sapna Foods, Inc. She was born and raised in the Boston area and resides there today. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and has spent the last five years in the food industry. Her family pioneered the Boston Produce Market over a hundred years ago and has been in wholesale produce since. That is where her food industry journey started. In her free time, you can find Rosalie practicing Yoga or spending time with her family and puppy Guinness.

Ashleigh Lee

Ashleigh Lee

Sales Representative

Ashleigh Lee is a Sales Representative at Sapna Foods, Inc. She currently resides in Portland, OR where she returned to after a number of years living in New York. She has a Bachelors Degree from the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) and has been in Specialty Food Sales over the last 6 years. In her leisure, you can find her exploring the Pacific Northwest wonderland, entertaining, and volunteering with local organizations.

Adrian Alexander

Adrian Alexander

Sales Representative

Adrian recently joined Sapna Foods, and we are looking forward to great things!

What can we do for you?

Any ingredient. Any spec. Any location. When you work with us, anything is possible. Contact us today to discuss your specialty food needs.