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Founded in 1865 as Fowler and Huntting, one of the oldest produce distributors in the country, FreshPoint Connecticut serves the region with the finest quality produce and service. Our core values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, responsibility, and inclusiveness help us to achieve our vision of being our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner.

facility

  • 50,000 square feet of refrigerated warehouse space with nine temperature zones.
  • Refrigerated loading and receiving dock ensuring an unbroken cold chain.
  • More than 200 employees.
  • Delivery fleet of more than 60 refrigerated trucks
  • Dedicated produce specialists to assist you with menu planning and market consultation.
  • Internet ordering through myFreshPoint.com and online bill pay with invoice tracking through FreshPoint Account Center.

food safety

  • Fully-documented HACCP and recall program FDA/USDA compliant.
  • FDA compliant with Homeland Security bioterrorism guidelines.
  • Disaster Preparedness Action Plan in place
  • Facility is SQF Certified Level 2.
  • Certificate of Insurance and Grower Good Agriculture Practice required on all products.
  • Dedicated Food Safety Manager.
  • Traceability of all products direct to the growers.

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Customer Base

Healthcare
Export & Wholesale
Foodservice
Business in Industry
Education
Travel & Leisure

Address:

105 Reserve Road
Hartford, CT 06114

P: 800-824-0448 | F: 860-728-1705

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With unmatched fresh produce, knowledge and experience, FreshPoint provides today’s chefs with the ingredients to create tomorrow’s culinary success. Over the last few decades, we have seen revolutionary changes in the produce industry—from refrigerated trucks and fresh-cut produce to submitting and processing orders online. With these innovations, our passion for produce and commitment to helping our customers succeed remains unchanged.
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It is that time of year again, CITRUS SEASON! These Satsuma Mandarins from @Ripetoyou are simply amazing! Easy to peel, almost completely seedless and sweet as candy! Don't miss out, they won't be around for long.
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Restaurants spend an average of 30% of their budget on food cost, and storing your perishables for maximum freshness and shelf life is a priority for any kitchen.

See our tips on:
❄️ How to Maximize Space
❄️ Tips if you have a Small Cooler
❄️ Tips to Increase Shelf Life

Find out some of our best practices and guidelines that will help you maximize your biggest asset: your cooler. Click here for our video link 👉 https://youtu.be/iOyPNhqLGBQ
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"The FreshPress" is a comprehensive market report we publish every Friday to help you stay informed. This resource is a quick read that covers a variety of items from the field to your plate.

Click to read this week's report, and stay in touch with your sales representative for solutions to your needs. #freshpressfriday #peoplepassionproduce #ourfirstnameisfresh

📰 https://www.freshpoint.com/produce-essentials/freshpress-weekly-market-report/
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Happy Thanksgiving to all of our people with a passion for produce! #thanksgiving #peoplepassionproduce🦃
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Sage, rosemary, thyme... it's your time to shine! Each of these herbs have their own characteristics: piney, resinous, herbaceous...they all play well with poultry, pork, and just about every vegetable you can think of.

But the terms "herbs" 🌿and "spices" 🌱 are often used interchangeably. For those of you (like us!) that like the details, Dan digs into that and more in this 🎥 edition of Produce 101: Herbs.

https://youtu.be/A3qtYTjMhwk
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Mashed potatoes are a great side dish. But there’s more to mash than potatoes.

A few options are sweet potatoes, butternut squash, or cauliflower...but, there’s one underutilized root veggie that we’d like to call attention to: the humble rutabaga.

Looking for an inexpensive and interesting side dish for Thanksgiving?
Click the link to read more.

https://www.freshpoint.com/news/why-mashed-rutabaga-should-be-on-your-thanksgiving-menu

Our Leadership Team

Michael Flanigan
President

Christopher Cappetta
Director of Operations

Michael Wendrychowicz
Sysco Champion

Tony Delgado
Director of Sales

Nicholas Leonard
VP of PRDC

Miro Iskra
Director Profit and Revenue Management

Chris Lee
VP of Purchasing