Celebrating 80 Years and 4 Generations

We are beaming with pride that 2022 marks our 80th year in business! Since 1942, our family business spans 8 decades and 4 generations of Pappas family members. 


Click on these topics to learn about the produce we package and sell, what we grow on our farm, our Sustainability Initiatives and why "Pappas Means Produce".


The videos below celebrate our 80 year journey to becoming the innovative green business we are today and show an interactive video version of our company information booklet. 

Pappas Means Produce

Our Growing Family of Brands

 An 80 year legacy and family of brands including

 Pete Pappas & Sons, Patricia Brand premium packaged and bulk produce, Pete's Garden Organic packaged and bulk produce and our Tennessee farm Smoky Mountain Family Farms.


 As part of our 2022 Sustainabile Packaging Initiative, we now offer compostable packaging alternatives as a replacement for styrofoam. This will remove millions of pieces of styrofoam out of the lifecycle of our products each year. Read more here.

Look for the "Compostable Tray" on our Pete's Garden Organics labels and you'll know you're choosing a compostable and biodegradable alternative to plastic and styrofoam! Read more here.

Our premium organics brand Pete's Garden is expanding! Our product lineup now includes round, Roma and grape tomatoes, eggplant, cucumbers, green squash, yellow squash, colored bell peppers, acorn, butternut and spaghetti squash



Patricia Brand has a NEW sleek look and offers unique packaging designs. 

Proudly announcing: as Pete Pappas becomes Chairman of the Board, Gus Pappas & Aris Pappas have become co-CEOs with Paul Pappas becoming President. Read more on the Press page.

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Sunripe Certified Brands and Smoky Mountain Family Farms. Read more in the Press page!



Pete's Garden Roma Tomato bags are filled with 1lb of organic tomato goodness! As bagged produce is on the rise, we debuted our bagged program, including this 1lb roma. 


As a green business, we are proud members of three leading Maryland environmental programs for our green business practices which include our zero waste goal and recycling and composting efforts. Read more on our Sustainability page. 

Patricia Brand New Products include: 6-Pack Roma Tray, 1lb Bagged Roma, Quart : Grape and Cherry Tomatoes. Peppers: Mini Sweet (packaged and bulk), Stop Light and Rainbow 3-packs and variety hot peppers. 


Did you know? Both our farm in Tennessee, Smoky Mountain Family Farms, and our warehouse location in Jessup, MD are certified USDA Organic! Read more about our commitment to organic produce on our Sustainability page or see what Pete's Garden organic products we carry.


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"Like" us on Facebook to stay up to date with our new posts, videos, recipes and happenings at Pete Pappas & Sons. 


Our "Recipe of the Week" is featured in our weekly Market Report sent to our customers.  It showcases an easy, quick and delicious recipe featuring one or more product(s) that we sell. 


You'll also get updates about our brands and farm, Smoky Mountain Family Farms. 


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Our Warehouse Location


Pete Pappas & Sons Inc

7805 Rappahannock Ave, Unit 1

Jessup, MD 20794


Find us in the heart of the produce market area and wholesale food district in Jessup, Maryland.


Our prime location is right off of I-95, close to Baltimore and Washington, DC.