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?
Now’s the time to take advantage of our local supplier’s winter produce favorites such as…
BEETS (RED, GOLD, CHIOGGA)-Happy Boy, Terra Firma Farms
BROCCOLI (RABE, DICICCIO)– Coke Farms, Happy Boy
BRUSSELS– Coke Farms
CABBAGE (GREEN)– Coke Farms, Terra Firma Farms
CHARD (RAINBOW, RED)– Happy Boy
CITRUS (MEYER LEMON, SATSUMAS)– Coke Farms
GREEN GARLIC– Knoll Farms
GREENS (FAVA, BRAISING)– Knoll Farms, Coke, Happy Boy
KALE (GREEN CURLY)– Happy Boy
LEEKS– Coke Farms, Happy Boy, Terra Firma
ESCAROLE– Coke, Happy Boy
RED SPRING ONION– Coke Farms
WATERMELON RADISH– Coke Farms, Terra Firma Farms
SUNCHOKES– Coke Farms
BUTTERNUT, SPAGHETTI SQUASH– Lilly’s, Terra Firma Farms, Happy Boy
SUGAR PIE SQUASH– Durst Farms
STINGING NETTLES- Knoll Farms
TOKYO TURNIP– Happy Boy
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!