A GREAT FRIENDSHIP
GOES A LONG WAY

Los Angeles Produce Distributors is a wholesale fruit and vegetable distributor, sprouting from two friend’s passion for produce. With over 50 plus years of combined experience, LAPD was established with the sole purpose of distributing only the freshest, finest, top quality fresh fruits in the West Coast. LAPD operates out of the Los Angeles Wholesale Produce Market, opening its doors in 2016. Its continued growth and success drives the company to proudly deliver a remarkable produce experience for each and every one of its customers.

OUR MISSION 

Our mission is to supply customers with some of the world’s finest fruits and vegetables, ultimately striving to make people live a healthy lifestyle. We endeavor to be the best produce distributor on the West Coast of the United States, delivering excellent products while being generous and fair with our employees. We expect to deliver nothing less than an extraordinary produce experience to our customers.

WHY CULTIVATE LAPD?

 We are passionate about the goods and services our team provides on a daily basis. LAPD aims to build honest relationships providing our customers with anything they may need. Not only does LA Produce ensure quality, volume, and an exceptional service at competitive prices, but the culture that stands amongst LA Produce members is strong and one-of-a-kind. LAPD invites you to be a part of our family.

Together we can save TIME, MONEY, and ENERGY, achieving HIGH quality products at your convenience.

OUR GROWERS 

We partner with a worldwide network of quality growers from regions that produce the best products for our customers. 

SALES TEAM

Brian Matsumoto

Sales Manager

Newest Member of LA Produce Fresh

Jesse Garcia

VP of Sales / Partner

My name is Jesse Garcia and I am from Havana, Cuba. I handle all the tropicals here at LAPD. Some of the places I have worked at are Borg Produce, Davalan Sales, and Shapiro Guilman & Shandler Co. My hobbies involve cars, cars, and more cars, Porsche being one of my favorites. “Send it on the cuff”

Patrick Kotani

Director of Sales

Newest Member of LA Produce Fresh

Larry Okazaki

Sales Manager

Newest Member of LA Produce Fresh

Angie Eltchi

Sales Manager

Newest Member of LA Produce Fresh

Victor Soto

Sales Manager

Hi I am Victor Soto. I have been in the produce industry for many years. Previously before LA Produce Distributors I worked at Pan American Banana.  Here at LAPD I am in charge of avocados, limes, and bananas.

Bryan Nakagawa

Sales Manager

I am Bryan Nakagawa. Here at LAPD I am In charge of the Melon department.  I have been in the produce industry for many many years. Some of my hobbies are Jiu Jitsu and wine.

Robin Stanton

Sales

Hello! My name is Robin Stanton and I am from Jakarta, Indonesia. My specialty is Asian Produce. On my free time I like to watch movies. My favorite genre is drama. Some of the places I’ve worked at are Valley Fruit & Produce, Charlie’s Produce, and Davalan Sales. “Aiming for excellence!”

Dale Ando

Sales

Newest Member of LA Produce Fresh

Sergio Lozano

Sales

My name is Sergio Lozano and I handle Cantaloupes, Honeydews, and Watermelons here at LAPD. I grew up in East LA. I went to Garfield High School and on my free time I like to play golf.  Some places that I’ve worked at include Nakagawa Produce, American Produce, and LA Produce Distributors. “They call me CHUBBY, buy from ME”

Jo Tan

Sales Manager

Hi, my name is Jo Tan. I am from Sumatra, Indonesia, though I grew up in Los Angeles.  Here at LAPD, I handle all the Asian Produce. Some of the places I’ve worked at are Valley Produce, Charlie’s Produce, and Davalan Sales. Whenever I have free time I like to spend it with my girls. And remember... ”Asians do it best!”

Tracie Nakagawa

Sales

Hi, I’m Tracie and I sell Melons here at LAPD. On my free time I enjoy cooking, hiking with my dog and wine tasting. Some previous places I have worked at are Byte and Cliff Lede.

Louie Lopez

Sales

Hi, my name is Louie Lopez, some people like to call me cabezon. I was born and raised in Los Angeles California. Here at LAPD, I handle tropicals such as pineapples, mangos, etc.   I used to work for Borge Produce Sales, Davalan Sales, and now LAPD. On my free time I like to watch and play sports. Baseball is my favorite. “I’m not fat, I’m fluffy!”

Anthony Garcia

Sales

My name is Anthony Garcia. I am from Northridge, California and I handle a variety of products: pineapples, melons, avocados, etc. On my free time I like to ride motorcycles. Some of the places I’ve worked at are Native Farms and Super King Market.