Ace Endico Local Produce Connection
In addition to the local sources listed below, Ace Endico is a participating member in the Pride of New York program. This state run program unites growers and producers of any New York grown or produced products with wholesalers, retailers and end users. We also purchase through many vendors on a daily basis on the Hunts Point Terminal Produce Market who receive product direct from local farms in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Delaware.
Ace Endico is a HACCP (hazard analysis and critical control points) approved facility with a recent ASI Food Safety audit score of 98.72 percent.
Located on the “North Fork” of Long Island Paulette Satur, her husband Eberhard and crew grow various salad greens, root vegetables, heirloom tomatoes and herbs on 160 acres of nutrient rich soil since 1997. They are committed to sustainable farming and sound agricultural practices and have been a long time vendor for Ace Endico.
Wallkill View Farms
Located in New Paltz, NY and operated by the Ferrante family, this 3rd generation farm has been operating since 1960 on 400 acres. The farm is run by four brothers with many other family members contributing. They supply us with most of our local corn as well as pumpkins, squashes and other seasonal vegetables and salad greens.
Dagele Brothers Farm
Located on 500 acres in the nutrient rich black dirt region of Florida NY in Orange County, this family run farm has been farming their land since 1908. Salad greens, onions and many vegetable varieties are grown using alternative growing methods and low impact chemicals.
Rockhedge Herb Farm
A grower and packager of fresh herbs all year long, Rockhedge sources herbs locally when in season and from Florida to Hawaii. They are then cleaned and packed in their state of the art packing facility right here in Pleasant Valley, NY. Owner John Alva is involved in every aspect of the business from product procurement to arrival at the customer.
Jerry Shulman Produce
Home of the well-known “Jerry’s Pride” label, Shulman specializes in round white potatoes grown on Long Islands “North Fork”. Solar panels are used to operate their Cutchogue packing shed facility.
Alko Produce Packing
Alex Kocot is a fourth generation farmer from Florida NY. Located in the rich black dirt region of Orange County, the Kocot family cultivates 400 acres of salad greens and onions. Alko also maintains a HACCP approved processing facility in Newburgh NY for washed salad greens.
Lucky’s Real Tomatoes
Family owned and based in Brooklyn NY, Lucky’s has been selling American grown, never gassed, never picked green, farm to fork tomatoes for 35 years. Using their own farms in Florida and a network of partner farms up the east coast they use their own trucks to transport tomatoes within a day or two of picking. Lucky’s “green cleans” their tomatoes with an ozone based, state of the art food sanitation system.
Szawlowski Potato Farms
Szawloski is headquartered in Hatfield Ma. and is the largest potato farm in the north east. This 5th generation farm and longtime friend of Mr. Endico, specializes in white, red and Yukon potatoes on 2500 acres of land that they acquired back in 1910. They employ a full time Supervisor of Environmental Safety who ensures that they are compliant with current food safety and traceability standards.
Growing over 50 varieties of clean, fresh and outstanding flavored micro greens, this operation has grown to over 30,000 square feet of HACCP approved greenhouse space on Long Island’s “North Fork”. Nicolas Mazard came to the U.S. from France in 2006 and continues to develop new items for the curious chef who wants a new plate decoration or a flavorful, very unique condiment.
Other frequently used area farms include
Deer Run Farm-Brookhaven NY
Flaim Farms (Panther Brand)-Vineland NJ
Dandrea Farms-Vineland NJ
Intergrow Greenhouses- Albion NY
Sarah Nicolosi and Sons- Swedesboro NJ
Sun Valley Orchards-Swedesboro NJ
Torrey Farms-Elba NY
D’ottavio Farms-Vineland NJ
Bifulco Farms-Pittsgrove NJ
Backyard Farms-Madison ME
Nardelli Bros.-Cedarville NJ
Spina Farms-Salem NJ
Bifulco Farms-Pittsgrove NJ
To become a customer or to place your order, call us at 914-347-3131 or 212-517-3035.