Farm Fresh Produce Since 1949
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Superior Service + Consistent Quality = Unbeatable Value.

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. As a matter of fact, C & L Produce has been in operation out of this downtown Oakland location for over sixty-eight years – that’s three generations!

Here at C & L Produce, 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 about produce products and please call us for more information.

Utilizing C & L for your produce needs has several unique benefits. What truly sets us apart from our produce competitors is the individualized service you receive as our customer. Our hardworking personnel reflect what a family business is all about. Because of this, 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.

Ultimately, 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?

 

Spring has officially begun, which means many items are transitioning back to California harvest areas! One such item is organic asparagus from Durst Farms in Esparto, California. We are currently stocking both California organic and conventional available in a large size. Standard and jumbo sizes are available upon request! Another spring specialty item being harvested now are the earthy fava beans. English peas will be next, suppliers are advising these sweet, delicious local peas are due to be available the first part of April! Local artichokes from the Castroville area are beginning to flow in as well. Also noteworthy, we read news that California strawberries are coming on early this season- so look forward to seeing a quality California product hitting the market sooner than usual!

Green garlic has been outstanding the past few weeks, and continues to arrive to us looking stunning- the lovely purple hues of this product sure do get our attention. Beautifully bright rainbow chard is still going strong, as well as specialty citrus such as Meyer lemons.  Bagged loose beets as well as baby bunched beets are also great options at this point of the season, packed with flavor.

Processed Fruits and Vegetables

Need your fruits or vegetables diced or sliced but don’t seem to have the time? Let C & L Produce take care of it for you! We can prepare your food items and deliver to your restaurant ready to use. For instance, popular fresh items we process the morning of your produce delivery include onions, lettuces, mushrooms, carrots, celery, and much more.

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 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!

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