James Desiderio Inc. is a full-service wholesale company located in Buffalo, NY and has been in business since 1946! We have become the region's leader in the procurement and sale of fresh produce and specialty products.
We continuously strive to improve our service and respond to changing needs. We have a state-of-the-art, climate-controlled warehouse equipped with several ripening rooms, the newest repacking equipment, and a growing product list that is continuously changing to meet what your customers want.
The company is family-owned and operated spanning three generations of hard work and experience.
Our business is built on a fundamental philosophy: "Provide the customer with a quality product, at a competitive price." In today's competitive world, the business that keeps the customer as its #1 priority is the one that remains successful.
Supplying the Very Best!
Chain supermarkets, independents, and foodservice are our specialty. We have trained professionals designated to put together a program that will work for you.
Our sales and distribution teams can create a product and delivery program that will satisfy each customer’s specific needs. We feel that our "hands-on" approach and attitude can make a difference in complete customer satisfaction.
Great attention is given to both product quality inspections upon arrival at our facility, and in the environment in which it is stored. Our associates are highly skilled in determining product quality as it moves through a series of documented product examinations.
Our trucks are temperature-controlled to transport products both in and out our state-of-the-art distribution center. Our warehouse features five different temperature zones, ensuring that the temperature chain is consistent.
Our distribution center is USDA certified for both agricultural and product handling practices.
What We Offer
Our entire warehouse and packing facilities are refrigerated as is our delivery equipment. We maintain a constant temperature from our loading docks to the delivery trucks. We take pride in never breaking the cold chain, which helps to ensure fresher produce and increased shelf-life.
Our 120,000 square foot warehouse and distribution facility can meet the needs of all produce items with individually climate-controlled coolers.
All our delivery equipment is temperature controlled, owned, and maintained by the company. Our fleet consists of trucks ranging from step vans and Class B trucks to tractor trailers.
As a fresh produce company, we take pride in our efficient logistic strategies including rapid turnaround times in moving produce from harvest in the fields to the final stop at the consumer.
We are in constant contact with our drivers should any specific needs arise during delivery. With our temperature-controlled equipment, you can be assured that you will receive your product at its proper temperature, when you need it, no matter if you are a large chain supermarket, small corner store, or a restaurant.
James Desiderio, Inc.
550 Bailey Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14206