Central Illinois Produce

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS PRODUCE and our affiliated group of companies, GATEWAY PRODUCE and VERMILION VALLEY PRODUCE, combine to form one of Illinois' largest wholesale produce distributors south of Chicago. Our Illinois territory extends south of I-80 down and through Saint Louis, Mo. We go east to Indianapolis and west to the Quad Cities, Iowa.

We distribute bulk and processed fruits and vegetables, specialty produce items, fresh herbs, salads and soups along with a complete line of dairy products. Whenever possible we purchase locally grown produce from right here in the Midwest!

We are your group's fundraising headquarters, offering boxed fruits and an assortment of fruit baskets. All of our items are available for distribution to both foodservice and retail establishments.

We also partner with the Illinois Department of Agriculture to promote and distribute Illinois products from Illinois based businesses. More information is available on our Illinois Products page.

We invite you to look around our web site and learn more about our companies and how we can be of service to you!

Central Illinois Produce is proud to be a member of
Produce Alliance is a GPO Alliance made up of the best distributors utilizing fifty-plus distribution centers around the country including Hawaii, Canada, and The Bahamas that service the foodservice industry. PA has an annual combined sales in the billions of dollars and we are aligned with the top grower/shippers around the world.
  • Regional and National Programs
  • Long Term Contract Pricing
  • Consistent Product Specifications throughout Distribution Area
  • Strict Adherence to Food Safety and Sanitation Standards

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UFO (Unique Food Options)
Items and Specials to spice up your menus. Updated every couple of weeks here in Urbana. Contact your sales rep to see if these items are available in your area. Order and delivery days may vary based on your location.

Monin's Syrups
Did you know that we carry over 60 varieties of Syrup's, Puree's and Sauces from Monin's? Better yet we sell them by the bottle or the case! We continue to set the bar when it comes to convenience and our product lines. Call today for more information and to request a product list.

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