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Charlie's Produce

Grocery Wholesalers; Produce

Food & Beverage

Distribution & Wholesale

Charlie's Produce is a 100% employee-owned company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Charlie’s Produce, with over four decades of experience, is a dedicated provider of fresh produce and innovative ideas. Their commitment to exceptional quality and a relentless pursuit of industry excellence allows them to meet the unique needs of their field and deliver quality food to consumers.Drawing upon their extensive experience in procurement, sales, and merchandising, they offer a comprehensive range of services to a wide array of sectors, including restaurants, grocery stores, institutions, wholesalers, and the marine industry. Their product range encompasses conventional, organic, and specialty produce, floral items, and a full line of fresh processed solutions for both retail and food service.Today, Charlies Produce operates seven distribution centers across six states. 

In 1987 Charlie's Produce became employee-owned when they implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The foundation of their exceptional service culture is their ESOP, where employees become part owners of the company and share in the financial benefits of their hard work. United by a shared passion for the business and a dedication to the company's growth and success, Charlie’s Produce embraces innovation, constantly seeking ways to enhance industry processes, offer improved services, and remain at the forefront of technological advancements. They highly value every team member's contributions and empower them to take pride in their roles, enabling personal and professional growth within a safe, healthy, and rewarding work environment.

Charlie's Produce is an employee-owned company headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Charlie's Produce is an employee-owned company.

While they are not certified, based on Department of Labor 5500 fillings and other third-party data sources, we believe their ESOP meets our standards of significant and broad-based employee ownership.

While they are not certified, based third-party data sources, we believe their Worker Cooperative meets our standards of significant and broad-based employee ownership.

While they are not certified, based third-party data sources, we believe their Employee Ownership Trust meets our standards of significant and broad-based employee ownership.

While they are not certified, we believe they meet our standards of significant and broad-based employee ownership.

Location:

Seattle, WA

Employee Ownership Type:

ESOP

Employee-Owned Since:

1987

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