Celebrating 90 Years of Business!

Our company was founded in 1934 and for close to a century, the company has been providing high-quality fresh fruit and vegetables to customers across the Midwest. Headquartered in Milwaukee, V. Marchese Inc. started as a small, family-owned distributor of fruits and vegetables. Over the decades, the company has grown into one of the largest […]

Best Easter Brunch Ideas for a Memorable Morning!

Easter morning brings church visits and basket openings, followed by inevitable hunger for the family. If you haven’t planned your Easter brunch for your restaurant yet, it’s time to get started! Here are some dishes to inspire you: 1. Asparagus Quiche: This quiche embodies the essence of spring, featuring delicate asparagus, green onions, and fragrant […]

Bananas for bananas!

Happy Banana Month! Banana Month is celebrated throughout February every year. Since V. Marchese’s logo is a banana man, how fitting is it we shed some light on our love for bananas. What is a banana? Let’s ask our Italian Banana, Banana Jack. A banana is a curved, elongated, edible fruit produced by large herbaceous […]

V. Marchese Celebrates 90 Years of Selling Fresh Produce, Dairy, and Spices!

V. Marchese is delighted to be celebrating 90 years of delivering the freshest produce, dairy, and spices to culinary professionals throughout the Midwest! As a family-owned and operated company of multiple generations, we continue to carry on the legacy of our founder by honoring his family values. Our humble origins take us back to 1934, […]

Cozy Up with V. Marchese’s Holiday Ingredients and Comfy Merch

Holiday traditions are best in the midwest. Why? Because it’s freezing outside. Making the most of the winter months is our specialty.  As the lakes freeze and the snow falls, stay warm (and festive) this holiday season with V. Marchese’s wholesale deals on holiday ingredients! Spice Up Your Holiday Recipes with Fresh Nuts and Spices […]

Cozy Fall Beverage Recipes Made with Fresh Ingredients

It’s finally fall, the time of year when many of us are called to cuddle up in blankets and watch scary movies. While we’re laying low inside, the fall harvest is abundant with produce. October has the ripest apples, freshest cranberries, and plumpest pumpkins—making these flavors skyrocket in popularity. A warm, autumn-inspired drink made with […]

The Best Game Day Snacks: 3 Cheesy Recipes for Football Season

V. Marchese is headquartered in Wisconsin, so we know a thing or two about cheese. In fact, dairy is one of our specialties. With football season quickly approaching, we have a few easy recipes for our fellow Cheeseheads to enjoy on game day.  You can’t control whether your favorite team wins or loses. But you […]

3 Fresh Salsa Recipes to Make this Summer

Everybody knows it’s important to eat your fruits and veggies.  But sometimes, plain old produce can get boring. The best part about fresh fruits and vegetables is their versatility. When it comes to a fun, creative, and delicious way to incorporate them into your meals, the possibilities are endless. Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbeque […]

3 Benefits of Cryovac for Fresh Produce

At V. Marchese, we often get asked how we’re able to provide the freshest produce in the midwest. From farm to table, our products stay as fresh and delicious as the day they were harvested. We’ll let you in on our not-so-secret weapon: it’s called cryovac.  A cryovac machine removes all air from a product’s […]