Showcase: Produce Suppliers

Empire Fresh-Cuts

Empire Fresh-Cuts is the newest onion processing operation in New York. The company, located in Oswego, N.Y., on Lake Ontario, opened in March 2004. Empire Fresh-Cuts produces top-quality, whole peeled, sliced and diced onion products for the foodservice industry and ingredient companies. Flexible cut size options, custom packaging and turnaround time are guaranteed. Freshness is paramount at our Northeast location, and we proudly serve our industry markets with delivery standards that are fast and reliable.

For more information, call Sam Zappala at (315) 343-1581 or e-mail [email protected]

Mills Family Farms

Mills Family Farms in Salinas, Calif., is making its Wholeaves products available for retailers. Wholeaves are harvested with a patented “no cut” method that preserves vital tissue. The leaves are ready-to-eat, gourmet quality that can be used on sandwiches, burgers, salads, wraps and more. Retail packaged Wholeaves varieties include romaine, green leaf, red leaf and green cascade mix.

For more information on Wholeaves or other products by Mills Family Farms, visit or call (831) 757-3061.

Sandstone Marketing

Sandstone Marketing of Yuma, Ariz., is a quality-driven, taste-oriented family business. Sandstone has focused on providing the longest-lasting, best-tasting cantaloupes, honeydews and mixed melons, according to the company. Sandstone’s “French Kiss” cantaloupe boasts long shelf life and super sweet taste. French Kiss’s vertical sutures and sea foam green exterior give it characteristics like no other cantaloupe. According to the company, experiencing a French Kiss is an experience all its own.

The Garlic Company

The Garlic Company offers Garlic Bits, fresh all-natural California garlic roasted to perfection using a proprietary process. Garlic Bits add delicious flavor to all kinds of foods (just like fresh or peeled garlic – without the hassle). Garlic Bits can be added during cooking or shaken directly on already prepared foods.

With its convenient shaker top, Garlic Bits offers a quick and easy way to add roasted garlic flavor to pasta, pizza, vegetables, salads, sandwiches, eggs and more. Sprinkle in dips, soups, sauces and marinades.

At the table, Garlic Bits can be used to suit each individual’s desired level. For delicious roasted garlic flavor, place a shaker next to the salt and pepper.

Garlic Bits are available in bulk packs for industrial and food service use.

For more information, visit or call (661) 393-4212.

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