Our Commitment to Food Safety

Global Food Safety and USDA Organic

We are proudly Certified USDA Organic.

We also have an industry-leading superior GFSI 99% Rating.

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More Accolades


We are also Blue Book 2000M XXXX and AA Rated

These are the highest ratings available with regards to Trade Practices and Pay.

We are in select company, as one of less than 100 businesses in the nation to receive these ratings.


We have been a Blue Book Trading Member since 1953,

which spans over 70 years of excellence at Pete Pappas & Sons.


We have two Preventative Controls Qualified Individuals (PCQI) in our facility.

Our Priority


Being a family-owned and operated business, at Pete Pappas & Sons, Inc. we take our commitment to our customers and to food safety very seriously.


We are among industry leaders being GFSI Certified, with a superior 100% rating. Our facility is maintained according to all current HACCP, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and Produce Industry Standards.

Our Promise


It is our promise to our customers to provide them the freshest, juiciest and safest whole produce available.  


We start this process by sourcing our produce from outstanding suppliers. We then receive, assess, clean, store and repackage our produce in our state of the art facility, located in Jessup, MD.

Continued Growth


Pete Pappas & Sons, Inc. continues to grow with both our customers and the industry. Our commitment to our customers is to develop, maintain, and refine our Food Safety programs to maintain our excellent reputation.


Our team members support and participate by assisting in our Food Safety and quality commitment to our customers.