C&L Produce is a local family owned and operated wholesale produce business established in 1949. We provide restaurant produce delivery to Oakland, San Francisco and the greater Bay Area. We are located in the downtown Oakland produce market neighboring Jack London Square. C & L has been in operation out of this Oakland location for over 65 years – that’s three generations!
We provide the highest quality fruits and vegetables, along with a variety of other food service items year-round. Please check our Fresh Produce page for more details and call us for more information.
Utilizing C & L for your produce needs has several unique benefits. What truly sets us apart from our competitors is the individualized service you receive as our customer. Our hardworking personnel reflect what a family business is all about. Many of our employees have been with our company for over ten years! This shows how committed we are to maintaining a positive, professional environment for ourselves and for our customers.
We work hard to provide premium local produce at competitive prices with the finest service available.
Contact us today to learn more about what C & L Produce can do for you!
What’s in Season?
Autumn is officially here, and what better way to celebrate the cool weather than with stunning pumpkins and winter squash! We have a great variety of large and small pumpkins to incorporate into your decor and dishes including cheese, French, white, peanut, fairy tale, jarradale, and turban to name a few! Baby pumpkin varieties available now include tiger, white stripe, and the familiar orange. Winter squashes we have in our warehouse are kobocha, delicata, sugar pie, spaghetti, buttercup, carnival, and butternut squashes. So many unique varieties and alluring colors to choose from! Have you tried our fresh diced butternut squash? This item is cut fresh daily the morning of your delivery and is brought to you ready to use! Inquire today for a sample. We still have local corn and heirloom tomatoes coming in, but their seasons are ending soon. Fall is also the season that apples, pears and potatoes are being harvested! Be sure to incorporate these freshly harvested products into your seasonal dishes, their taste is unmatched at this time of year. Learn more about up to date market trends by clicking the Produce News tab above or the Learn More box below.
Processed Fruits and Vegetables
Need your fruits or vegetables diced or sliced but don’t seem to have the time? Let C & L take care of it for you! We can prepare your food items and deliver to your restaurant ready to use. Popular items we process include onions, lettuces, mushrooms, carrots, celery, and much more.
Not only do we offer a wide array of fresh fruits and vegetables here at C & L, but also useful food service items such as cheese, eggs, butter, milk products, nuts, 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!