General Produce exports straight and mixed loads of fresh fruits and vegetables by sea and air to destinations around the world. Our reputation stands for quality, dependability and excellence in customer service for more than 80 years. We have earned the Blue Book Four-Star (XXXX) Rating for integrity — the highest rating available.
What sets us apart from our competitors is our personal involvement in product procurement, stringent inspection and loading process, and competitive pricing. Our dedicated export department is qualified in all export regulations and work daily to provide reliable, timely service to international customers. The highly professional and knowledgeable staff communicate changing market conditions and give special attention to the quality, continuity and freshness of the products shipped.
We maintain established, long-term relationships with major growers and shippers. As one of the largest and most respected wholesale fruit and vegetable distributors in the U.S., General Produce has proven access to critical supply — delivering consistent quality and service to you.
Our export staff often travels to visit overseas customers to understand their local market and unique culture. Our goal is to provide seasonal and specialty products from the U.S. so that our customers can stay ahead of their competition.
General Produce has handled thousands of export shipments over the years, which not only speaks of the quality of our products but also the value our customers place on our services.
We have over 25 years of experience in consolidating, loading and shipping mixed loads of fruits and vegetables and other chill items. We know the art and science of how and where product should be loaded on ocean containers to ensure the best quality upon arrival.
We offer single case, pallet and full load quantities of all fresh fruits, vegetables, organics and specialty items. Our customers are first to market with new seasonal items or in some cases the only ones in market with unique specialty items. Our customers have complete access to virtually any product available in the marketplace.
We have the facilities and resources to consolidate or cross dock any chill items that our customers want to load with their ocean or air order. We maintain the cold chain throughout the receiving, put away, staging and loading process.
We have been in the fresh produce business for over 80 years. We have long-term relationships with the best growers and shippers of all major commodities. Our experienced buyers are expert in providing timely and detailed information about product availability, supply and pricing.
We help our customer by recommending the best product for their application and region. We study and visit the markets we deal in so that we know how product is handled and what local or competitive products are being offered. Our commitment to our customers extends beyond the arrival of the product. We offer training in perishables storage and handling and, when appropriate, retail merchandising.