David Hollinger, Founder of Four Seasons Produce, Inc., always shared his father’s love of growing vegetables and sold his first garden crop at his parent’s farmers market when he was just eight years old. David’s interest in fresh produce grew as he traveled with his father to the Philadelphia Produce Market, regional auctions, and orchards to buy produce for the farmers market. As a young married couple, David and Debbie desired to volunteer two years in rural Mississippi providing volunteer services to a farmer’s vegetable co-op. After returning home, David resumed work at the farmer’s market for two years, buying produce, managing the retail produce department, and expanding local wholesale produce delivery routes. In 1976, Four Seasons Produce, Inc. came to life as a produce wholesaler when a local bank recognized the Hollinger family’s business integrity and provided the financing. Four Seasons purchased a 5,000 square foot building and with 15 employees launched a new business serving restaurants, farmers markets and grocery stores. Four Seasons remains a family-owned business. David Hollinger is the Founder, and Jason Hollinger is President & CEO.
Primary supply begins to first Philadelphia area retailer group. Warehouse moves to a 25,000 sq. ft. building