The Creators of the Ultimate Expression of a Fine Dessert

Desserts that Create Demand

As masters in mixing dessert artistry with sales mastery, Dianne’s helps build your dessert business one delighted customer at a time.

A leading provider of premium frozen thaw-and-serve desserts to the foodservice and in-store retail industries, Dianne’s Fine Desserts® has been serving up inspiring, mouth-watering and memorable desserts for over 40 years. The Company’s product line includes cheesecakes, layer cakes, pies and tarts, brownies/bars and individual minis and specialty desserts; all created at three state-of-the art GFSI-certified manufacturing facilities, including the Company’s private label in-store bakery provider, Daystar Desserts, creator of the World’s Best Cheesecakes. Dianne’s Fine Desserts has strong core markets, an established customer base and product lines that anticipate consumer demand and support customer initiatives and goals.

Our History

Preparing the most delectable desserts since 1976, we are the dual powerhouse of Dianne’s™ Gourmet Desserts and Alden Merrell™ Fine Desserts. Today, we offer hundreds of indulgent desserts to delight the most discerning palates. We’ve recently acquired Daystar Desserts, which has expanded our product portfolio with retail, in-store bakery capabilities.

Designed to Perfection
Create a Sensation

Our Mission

As your partner, we promise to deliver actionable consumer insights, nurture and grow a powerful relationship, create and produce great tasting and eye-pleasing products, and deliver profitable solutions to you – our customer.

Dessert Trends

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Access valuable research and industry trends to help you better understand the dessert category and guide you in creating the ultimate dessert menu.

Build Dessert Sales

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Tips and hints that will help make the most of your dessert menu to drive profits and create more memorable experiences for your guests.


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Delicious foodservice cakes, dessert bar brownies, frozen thaw-and-serve desserts, foodservice mini desserts and retail desserts and more.