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 Local Seasonal Report

COUNTLESS beautiful late spring/ early summer items flowing in! Read on to find out what to look forward to this week- Brentwood corn, stone fruits, local summer squash, local tomatoes and more!

Peaches and Nectarines: Both yellow and white varieties are now available, finally with the superb quality and flavor we expect!

Pluots: This week, pluots are topping the flavor charts with their exceptional sweet and tart taste, perfect both raw and cooked.

Apricots: Organically grown apricots will be available this weekend, promising superior flavor and quality over any conventional options!

Brentwood Corn: You’ve been asking, and finally we have just picked up our first batch of Brentwood corn for the season! This gorgeous white corn, known for its delightfully sweet taste and hearty crunch, is now available. Be sure to enjoy it while it’s here! Yellow is now available as well.

Local Tomatoes: We are thrilled to report an update on local tomatoes:

Cherry Tomatoes: Small-size cherry tomatoes are just starting to appear. We have a limited supply of round cherry tomatoes and Sungolds. More varieties expected to start this weekend, including mixed medley cherry tomatoes.

Early Girl Tomatoes: Available in small amounts starting Friday!

Heirloom Tomatoes: The first picks of Lemon Boys and Tie Dyes are available in very limited quantities starting today. Expect more fruit over the weekend and into next week.

Black Mission Figs: The season is underway, and the fruit is excellent. Season is fleeting, so try them now while they’re around!

Cherries: Cherry season is in full swing with plentiful, high-quality fruit. We have both large, uniform cherries and more affordable options like splits and doubles, all with great flavor.

Local Summer Squash: The season is just starting, with organic mixed variety boxes from Coke Farms now available. These boxes contain a blend of five different squash varieties, all organically grown and offering some of the best-tasting and looking soft squashes around.

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!