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Value Proposition

Founded in 1989, Cristina Foods is a wholesale foodservice distributor who is quality, service, and sustainability-driven.   Doing business with Cristina Foods means your products are carefully selected, then handled and delivered with full traceability from farm-to-fork.  Our vast network of local, national, and international growers and manufacturers allows us to be versatile in addressing customer preferences.  Our distribution center, located in the heart of Chicago, is the only LEED Certified-Platinum facility of its kind in the United States.  Amongst the many value-added and sustainable characteristics of our facility, our docks are refrigerated, as is our fleet of late-model, GPS-equipped delivery vehicles, optimizing product integrity.  Food safety is a top priority as evidenced by our HACCP program, USDA GAP certification, and third party audit.  We offer many value-added services such as customized reporting for our customers and country-of-origin disclosure of all items on the invoice.   We are a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) with many local, national agencies and councils, and are ACDBE certified by the city of Chicago.  As such, we can assist in a wide range of supplier diversity goal fulfillment and initiatives.


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Our Profile


  • 45,000 square feet of cold, frozen, and dry space
  • 10 dedicated, refrigerated docks (minimizes product exposure, preserves product integrity, optimizes shelf life)
  • Large fleet of late model, temperature-controlled delivery vehicles, GPS equipped
  • All drivers are uniformed and equipped with cell phones
  • In-house HACCP program & USDA GAP Certification
  • Third party audits for food safety and traceability
  • State-of-the-art software, customized for the food distribution industry
  • Country point-of-origin of every item disclosed on customer invoices


Quality & Service since 1989