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 and Seasonal Report

We hope everyone had a great holiday weekend! It’s surely starting to warm up and feel like summer, which gets us excited for what’s ahead in the coming weeks. Products like our Summer Salad Blend will be the perfect bed to all the summer bounty headed our way. This colorful salad blend includes a great range of local lettuces such as Red and Green Gem, Frisee, Spinach, Arugula, Radicchio and Castelfranco. Cherries are here from the Central Valley & they’re full of great flavor. California Strawberry flood gates are wide open and are pouring in daily. Great tasting conventional and organic options are available through the summer. We have a few Green Strawberries in stock to get creative with as well! Local Green & Dyno Kale‘s quality is through the roof and should definitely be on your menu right now. Peaches & Nectarines are both here in the yellow & white varieties.

Coming Soon: Summer Squash, Plums, Local Blueberries.

Market & Pricing News

Bloomsdale SpinachSpotty this week from River Dog & Knoll Farms, both dealing with some gapping.

Green & Red GrapesAbout a week away from consistent stock.

PotatoesAll shapes & sizes are limited. Two weeks until crops are steady again, fresh crops to be pulled soon.

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!