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Tortola's, Jane Olszeski
April 2006
Progressive Grocer;4/15/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p16
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The article features Caito Foods, an Indianapolis, Indiana-based family-owned company which distributes produce to supermarket retailers operating in a number of Midwest states. Through its ancillary transportation company, Blue Ribbon, Caito Foods also provides cold chain logistics services to noncompeting food wholesalers and suppliers. Caito Foods was founded in 1965 and has cultivated growth, adding capacity to its distribution centers, doubling sales and growing its forward distribution and third-party logistics business.


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