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Sid Wainer & Son® is a family owned and operated business that has been committed to excellence for over 100 years. We have been one of the most prominent importers and distributors of specialty produce in the country since our inception. Over the years we have established a commitment to sustainable agriculture, food safety, and unparalleled excellence in quality. In order to maintain our business we depend on a highly inter-connected, collaborative effort on part of our sales, distribution, transportation, and administration teams. By working together we are able to provide both the best products and the best service for our customers.

Over 20% of our employees have been with our company for 10 years or more.

Our Culture

On any given day at our main facility employees are experimenting with new products in our test kitchen, sampling fresh produce, or sharing recipes and ideas with one another. Teamwork and collaboration are insurmountably important to what we do.  In every aspect of our business we remain true to our core values, or as we call them, our Sid Factors: Teaching & Learning, Focusing on our Customers, Building Trust, going Above and Beyond, and being On The Cutting Edge.

Our People

We continue to operate in New Bedford, Massachusetts where the company was founded in 1914, and we have become deeply rooted in the community. Our team is a unique and eclectic group from around the world. Each employee brings with him or her unique experience, often from a family-run farm, busy kitchen, or high-traffic warehouse. We work closely with one another and collaborate across all aspects of the business, and fully support committed, hard working employees to advance through the company. Over 20% of our employees have been on our team for 10 or more years. At our core, we are a family, rooted in our passion for food.