Where Freshness is always in season
We pride ourselves on our endless commitment to quality and providing our customers with the best value and service. Our objective is to boost our customers profit through innovative products, services, concepts and programs. We want our reputation to be that of reliability, excellent customer service, reasonable pricing, and exceptional food safety. We strive to be the food service provider most responsive to our customers.
What Do We Do?
We offer a full line of bulk produce, precut produce, meat, seafood, and poultry. We have an extensive line of prepared foods that includes: sandwiches, wraps, grab & go retail cut fruit, snacks, as well as deli counter salad kits. Hearn Kirkwood is a one stop perishable specialist. For additional information on our product lines visit our products page.
Hearn Kirkwood is family owned and operated. The values implemented by founders William and Peter Gilbert are still eminent with the fourth generation and a vital element to our success. Read more about our history here.
HEARN KIRKWOOD + Pro*Act
Hearn Kirkwood is a proud ‘Founding Member’ of Pro*Act LLC., a national network (including Canada) of fresh produce distributors established in 1991. “Pro*Act provides the crucial link to each component of the supply chain system to maximize total value; ultimately providing consistency, food safety, higher quality and service to our customers” – source: Pro*Act website.
Did you know?
Every year new food trends come and go, and 2018 will be no different. The past few years have seen health-conscious food trends, with dairy alternatives and meat substitutes on the rise. 2018 looks as though it will follow that trend with a variety of vegetarian/vegan inspired foods, with plant-based protein at the top of the list.
Now that it’s December and winter is only a few weeks away, it’s the perfect time of year to try out some new soup recipes. Soup is the ideal meal on any cold day, and always provides a pleasant feeling of warmth and satisfaction.
Sweet potatoes are a Thanksgiving classic, and it’s hard to think of another vegetable that says “fall” as much as the sweet potato does. If you’re looking for a different recipe featuring sweet potatoes this year, try making them stuffed with delicious ingredients! They’re sure to be a hit with your family this Thanksgiving, or for on any cold night this fall and winter.
As it starts to get dark around 5 pm, our bodies can’t help but start to get tired and think it’s almost time for bed, when it’s not even time for dinner. The best way to fight this tired feeling is to stay energized throughout the day with some nutrient-boosting meals and snacks, rather than caffeine and sugar that make us crash.
The first week of November is National Fig Week, a time to celebrate nature’s candy! They are one of the healthiest foods in the world, as they are high in potassium, vitamin B6, and fiber, while also being low in sugar and calories. As a bonus to their nutritional benefits, figs are also delicious!
Fall is all about pumpkin-flavored everything, but are you feeling tired of the same artificial flavor and craving some real pumpkin? You can use pumpkin in almost any way imaginable for a delicious new recipe- in a pie, cake, drinks, soups, or even in a dip!
Seafood contains many nutritional benefits, and the USDA actually recommends that Americans eat at least two servings of seafood a week. Continue reading to find out all of the health benefits of seafood, and the best ways to prepare your seafood meals.
October is National Dessert Month, and what better way to celebrate than with some new recipes! Here are a few recipes that will cure your sweet tooth while being kind to your body.
Those thinking about going vegetarian should be aware that it isn’t as simple as avoiding burgers and chicken, as it’s essential for vegetarians to have a wholesome diet filled with the necessary nutrients.