FOOD HUBS, DISTRIBUTORS & PROCESSORS
Publications and Web Resources
Food Hubs - ATTRA
Good Food Purchasing Guidelines for Food Service Institutions - LA Food Policy Council
Guidelines for Food Processors - South Carolina Department of Agriculture
National Good Food Network SYSCO (Fresh Point)
South Carolina Direct Farm Business Guide - USDA
Axiom Farm COOP
4622 North Main St. Columbia, SC
A cooperative of farmers and businesses that work together to bring consumers quality products and services. Provide education on products to retail businesses and consumers, and education/training for farmers.
Brickyard Point Farms
240 Johnson Landing Rd, Beaufort, SC 22990 843-521-1400
Products/Services: Pecan, pear, persimmon, and pomegranate farm and fruit farm offering pecan processing, shelling and cracking services.
208 Bi Lo Blvd, Greenville, SC 29607
P: (864) 234-1600
Catawba Farm and Food Coalition
Supports the development of a secure and sustainable food system in Chester, Fairfield, Lancaster, Union, and York counties and the Catawba Indian Nation.
www.cordrays.com 6708 County Line Road, Ravenel, SC 29470
Products/Services: Family run business concentrating on custom processing of wild game, farm raised animals, and retail sales of Cordray Farms all natural beef. They also offer custom cutting, vacuum packaging, and smoking for wild game and processed animals.
General Produce Wholesale
4322 Moreland Ave, Conley, GA 30288
The largest full line wholesale produce house in the Southeast, located on the grounds of the Atlanta State Farmers Market in Forest Park, Georgia. Offers a full line of fresh fruits and vegetables year round.
www.growfoodcarolina.com 990 Morrison Drive, Charleston, SC 29403
Products/Services: Local food warehouse in Charleston, SC tjat provides logistical, marketing and distribution support for local growers access to local markets. The organization works with twenty local small farms within a 120 mile radius of the city. It distributes to over forty-five locations including retail markets, restaurants, and farm to school programs. Contact general manager, Sara Clow, warehouse manager, Benton Montomer, or marketing and sales director, Jessica Diaz.
Limehouse Produce Company
Products/Services: Family-owned and operated fruit and vegetable wholesaler located in Charleston, SC. Supply’s fresh quality produce to restaurants, grocery stores, and retail outlets in Charleston, Dorchester and Berkley counties. Contact local food buyer, Weston Fennel, or customer relations/fleet manager, Ken Strange.
136 Blakely Rd, Simpsonville, SC 29680 P: (864) 244-5611
http://marvinsproduce.com/ 240 Genoble Rd., Greer, SC 29651 864-244-5611
Locally owned and operated since 2006, Marvin’s Produce is dedicated to sourcing produce as close to home as possible. Delivers to a broad range of food service establishments, including: schools, hospitals, national restaurant chains, local chains, grocer stores, diners, delis, steakhouse, and more.
2040 American Italian Way, Columbia, SC 29209
585 Greyback Rd., Summerville, SC 29483
Products/Services: Canning and processing for farmers using their recipes
320 W Brewington Rd, Sumter, SC 29153
SCF Organics goal is to educate farmers and customers about the benefits of vegetables and fruits grown with organic, heritage, dry-farming methods, and to increase production and consumption of that produce among farmers and customers of all income levels in the State of South Carolina and beyond. SCF’s Midlands Organic Mobile Markets is a primary source for direct-to-consumer distribution of organic local foods in the food deserts and other communities of the Midlands region of South Carolina
Senn Brothers Produce
327 Wholesale Lane, West Columbia, SC 29072
803-252-8723 (fax) 803-799-8414
Products/Services: Third generation family-owned wholesale distributor of fresh produce and other food products. Specializes in the wholesale distribution of fruit, vegetables, eggs, peanuts, and other fancy food products to restaurants, grocers, schools and other businesses within a 120 mile radius of central South Carolina.
Senn Brothers Wholesale
327 Wholesale Ln, West Columbia, SC 29172
324 Wholesale Ln, West Columbia, SC 29172
Purchases seasonal produce from local farmers as well as farmers throughout the United States.
Swamp Rabbit Cafe & Grocery
205 Cedar Lane Rd, Greenville, SC 29611
Buys, sells, and cooks with fresh, local food to support a sustainable food system. Acts as a food hub for distributing wholesale produce and meat across the region in order to further support farmers and increase local food availability in restaurants, stores, and institutions.
US Foods Wholesale
2711 Azalea Dr, North Charleston, SC 29405
VB Hook Wholesale
315 Wholesale Ln, West Columbia, SC 29172
Wholesale Produce Distributor
Williamsburg Packing Co., Inc.
920 Eastland Avenue, Kingstree, SC 29556
843-355-6447 (fax) 843-355-3150
Products/Services: Federally inspected small custom slaughter and processing facility. Processes and harvests swine, sheep, goat, cattle, chicken, and turkey and will also further process into fresh cuts, sausage, etc. They also dry cure pork belly and hams for bacon and country cured hams. They are Certified Humane and Animal Welfare Approved.
824 Fairview Rd., Pelion, SC 29123
Products/Services: Large produce firm renowned for its world-class cutting and dicing machinery that allows the firm to process almost any product available. WP Rawl supplies major grocery chains nationally, including most of the firms that have stores in South Carolina.