Superior Service + Consistent Quality = Unbeatable Value.

C&L Produce is a local family owned and operated wholesale produce company located in the Oakland produce market near Jack London Square. C&L has been a part of this historic produce market since operations began in 1949. Yes, this means we have been delivering fresh produce to the greater Bay Area for over 70 years! We provide the highest quality fruits and vegetables, along with a variety of other food service items such as dairy, artisan cheeses, tortillas, fresh juice, spices, grains, vinegar, micro greens and much more. Taking pride in our quality and service has allowed for three generations of superior family-operated services to benefit our Bay Area community.

Utilizing C & L for your produce needs has several unique benefits, some of which include custom cuts of fruits and vegetables, seasonal education through our weekly produce market reports, and individualized service as our valued customer. We continually strive to build lasting relationships with our customers by providing premium local produce at great prices with the best service available. Contact us today to learn more about what C & L can do for you!

Produce Buyer’s Seasonal Report

Seasons are surely changing, growing areas are moving out of California, and there are A LOT of active markets. Here are some notes we need to touch on for this week…

CALIFORNIA GROWN PRODUCTS

 Carrots

 Bunched Beets

Parsnips

Rutabagas

Turnips

Celery Root

Yams

Sweet Potatoes

Kales

TOP QUALITY HIGHLIGHTS

Sugar Pie

Delicata

Acorn

Butternut

Honey Nut Squash

NEW IN STOCK

 Organic Gala and Honeycrisp

 Fall Décor including Indian Corn, Gourds and Varietal Heirloom Pumpkins

 Cranberries

Pomegranates

Persimmons

ITEMS TO WATCH

All Leaf Lettuce and Tomatoes

Broccoli

Cauliflower

DEAL ALERTS

 Mead & Mead 100% Pure Maple Syrup taped in New England. The syrup is made to the highest of standards, producing a dark luscious color with robust flavor. Never blended, always pure! You can see and taste the quality. Delivered at $60 per gallon, samples available!

NEW ITEM SPOTLIGHT

 We would like to introduce our new 100% Organic Black Beluga Lentils. This will be a staple of our legume and grains offerings. 25# sacks sold for $59.50 or 5# bags @ $14.25 are available!

Specialty Items

Not only do we offer a wide array of fresh fruits and vegetables here at C & L Produce, but also useful fresh food service items such as milk products, cheese, eggs, butter, nuts, legumes, grains, freshly squeezed juices, and tortillas for your convenience. Check out our Specialty Items section towards the bottom of the Fresh Produce page for more details on what we have to offer!

Processed Fruits and Vegetables

Need your fruits or vegetables diced or sliced but don’t seem to have the time or help to make it happen? Let C & L Produce take care of it for you! We can freshly prepare and customize any product and deliver to your restaurant sealed and ready to use. Popular produce items we process include onions, lettuces, fruit salads, carrots, celery, green beans, potatoes, squash, and much more. Our processing room offers your operation a professional solution to time consuming tasks. Please inquire for a sample!