After a hot summer, consumers look forward to the arrival the cooler temperatures of fall and the signature seasonal flavors. To help meet consumer demands, we’ve added many items to order guides to promote seasonal items. Check out this week’s Produce Talk for more information on new seasonal items and current supply conditions in our…

Growers in the Salinas Valley, CA, continue to endure the lasting impact of a second wave of record breaking heat. This coupled with the aftermath of the recent River Fires that the Salinas Valley growing region experienced just weeks ago, is creating less than ideal harvesting conditions for both workers and the product being grown.…

The Castellini Produce & Floral Electronic Show Book is now OPEN! As the first wave of the pandemic began to hit our nation and our industry began to feel the significant disruption caused by the Coronavirus, Castellini made the ultimate decision to forgo our traditional means for our annual in-person gathering to help protect the…

July is National Blueberry Month! This once wild berry became domesticated during the early 1900s. Native to North America, blueberries are grown in 35 out of 50 states, which translates into supplying roughly 95% of the entire world’s crop. Check out this week’s Produce Talk for Market Updates and a real-time look into current supply…

We’re right in the heart of the local growing season! Check out what we currently have on hand from local farms and this week’s Market Update for a real-time look into current supply conditions, trends, and market news for the most common produce items in demand this week! Read More

We’re LIVE! Spend the week with us online during the first ever virtual convention and trade show for the fresh produce industry – United Fresh LIVE! Our industry was evolving at a rapid pace before the onset of the pandemic with technological advancements, cloud based integrations and dynamic consumer trends – all layered into one…

The landscape of our industry continues to change at a rapid pace. We are experiencing this now more than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the course of our 125 years of operations, Castellini has responded to evolving business landscapes by inventing or adopting the innovations necessary to meet or exceed our customers’ expectations. During…

The impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is being felt around the world. This event, first and foremost, has all of us focused on the safety and health of our families, friends, and colleagues. It is also creating significant business challenges that are impacting organizations of all sizes. The purpose of this communication is to provide…

Castellini Group of Companies Announces Next Phase of Growth Plan Expansion of Castellini Company with the consolidation of Crosset and Grant County Foods and Introducing state of the art operating system Cincinnati, Ohio (January 9, 2020) The Castellini Group of Companies, one of the largest fresh produce distributors in the United States, announces the next…

The Packer’s Global Organic Produce Exposition & Conference (GOPEX) was created as a direct response to the rapidly increasing consumer demand for organic produce and to offer a unique learning experience for those who work in the industry. GOPEX provides a setting for the industry’s leading growers, distributors, packers, marketers and retailers to engage with…