Ruby Robinson Co.
Your Partner in Fresh Produce Distribution

Our Values

Quality Produce

Our passion lies in providing our customers with the highest quality produce available.

Logistics

On time delivery is our strongsuit. We offer nationwide FTL and LTL capabilities with all of our commodities.

Customer Support

We are committed to making your produce experience the best it can be with our 24/7 customer service team.

Food Safety

We pride ourselves on providing the very best in food safety standards and traceability.

Relationships

Since 1966, we have built long term relationships with national and regional retail grocery chains, foodservice operators, growers and specialty markets.

About Us

Providing the best in fresh produce distribution since 1966.

Ruby Robinson, Inc. was started in 1966, by Rubin Robinson specializing in the sales of potatoes. When Rubin retired, his son Gary Robinson took over the company. In 1991 the current owners purchased Ruby Robinson and have since grown into a full supplier of fresh produce to national and regional retail grocery chains, foodservice operators, master distributors, terminal markets, and specialty markets. Today we are one of the largest distributors of fresh produce with buying offices in Buffalo Grove, IL, Chicago IL, Suwanee, GA, Salinas, CA and Idaho Falls, ID.

Products

We grow and supply a full line of fresh produce to national and regional retail grocery chains, foodservice operators, master distributors, terminal markets, and specialty markets. View some of our products below.
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Potatoes

We ship potatoes year round from Idaho, Washington, Nebraska, Colorado, California, North Dakota and Wisconsin. Russets, Reds, Whites, and Yukons are all available in all packs. We also ship and market specialty potatoes such “fingerlings.”
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Onions

We ship from every major growing area to wholesalers, foodservice accounts and major grocery chains.
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Apples

We offer a year-round supply of apples and pears. We ship all varieties of fresh eating apples/pears worldwide including Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Gala, Braeburn, Fuji, Jonagold, Pink Lady, Cameo, Anjou, Bartlett, ext.
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Watermelon

We ship both seedless and seeded watermelon during the summer months packed in bins. Our growing deal starts in Florida in April and moves up the cost finishing in Delaware after Labor Day. The rest of the year we pack cartons out of Mexico and import fruit loading in Florida.
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Strawberries

We have 8/1# clamshells and pints available from California March- December and Florida berries December through March. We can source both Driscoll and top independent labels for your company.
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Lettuce

We ship cello lettuce and liner lettuce year round. We specialize in iceberg, romaine, and leaf lettuce.
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Broccoli

We ship Broccoli Crowns and bunch available from California, Washington, and Maine.
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Garlic

We handle fresh and whole peeled domestic and imported garlic.
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Lemons

We ship all varieties, grades, and labels of Lemons and Oranges, from every major growing area, year-round including Juice Oranges/ Valencia’s, Navels, California, Chilean, and Mexican Lemons, Clementines, Dark Red, Ruby Red, and White Grapefruit, Tangelos, Fallglo, Honey, and Sunburst Tangerines.
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Oranges

We ship all varieties, grades, and labels of Lemons and Oranges, from every major growing area, year-round including Juice Oranges /Valencia’s, Navels, California, Chilean, and Mexican Lemons, Clementines, Dark Red, Ruby Red, and White Grapefruit, Tangelos, Fallglo, Honey, and Sunburst Tangerines.
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Cantaloupe

We have cantaloupes available year round from California, Arizona, Mexico, and Central America. We also have Athena melons from Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.
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Honeydew

We have honeydews available year round from California, Arizona, Mexico, and Central America. We also have Athena melons from Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.
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Grapes + Treefruit

We handle the full lineup of grapes from California, Mexico and Chile. Also peaches, plums, nectarines and apricots from California, Washington, and Chile.
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Avocados

We handle all varieties of avocados year round from California, Mexico and Chile.
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Tomatoes

We have tomatoes available year round from California, Mexico, Florida, Texas, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Michigan and Tennessee.

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