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!
What’s in Season?
CALIFORNIA GROWN PRODUCTS:
Red and Green Grapes
Padrone and Shishito Peppers
Durst Organic Growers Watermelon
TOP QUALITY HIGHLIGHTS:
Heirloom Tomatoes, varying sizes of slicer, campari size, and cherry (Terra Firma, Coke Farms, Luna Farms)
Saucing Tomatoes- Early Girl, San Marzano
NEW IN STOCK:
Organically Grown Strawberries from Sea Level Farms in Wastsonville- SO GOOD
ITEMS TO WATCH:
Cherry season ending early
California avocado season ending early
40# blocks of Monterey Jack for your cheesy needs. We are delivering these blocks at $2.69 per pound.
ARTISANAL CHEESE HIGHLIGHTS:
Double 8 Dairy’s stracciatella cheese in stock! This sensational cheese is the inside of the ever so popular burrata cheese. Stracciatella is shreds of mozzarella cheese that have been soaked in cream. Its name means “rag” in Italian as the cheese acts like a rag when soaked with the cream. Also coming soon are more samples of Double 8 Dairy Jersey Cow and Buffalo mozzarella.
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!