About Del Bene Produce

Del Bene is a produce distributor in Metro Detroit that transforms culinary visions into remarkable dining experiences.

Who We Are

Del Bene is a family company, started by Anthony, Fred and Tom Del Bene in Detroit’s Eastern Market. Since 1988, the Del Bene brothers have been committed to providing quality service and delivering exceptional products to customers throughout Metropolitan Detroit. As produce distributors, Del Bene began with one truck delivering produce to a few restaurants.

Today, we service nearly 500 restaurants, institutions and other prominent businesses and have a fleet of twenty vehicles making deliveries, six days per week. Despite our growth, we remain committed to the values that started Del Bene Produce including:

  • Delivering quality products
  • Providing exemplary services
  • Building longterm relationships
Work With Us
Delbene team photo

Our Values

As leading produce distributors, we are proud to be part of the current restaurant renaissance in the Metro-Detroit area.


Quality is our biggest priority. We source products from all over the state, country, and around the globe so that we can provide the best quality product we can. The quality of produce can be easily affected by weather and market demands, which is why we do our best to keep you informed and updated on the latest produce conditions.


As experienced produce distributors and business people, we are focused on exceeding customer expectations and building longterm relationships.

Expanded Warehouse Facility

Del Bene’s expanded warehouse facility contains a state-of-the-art cooling system to maintain the freshest produce possible. We offer a variety of wholesale fresh fruits, vegetables, and other specialty items year-round and around-the-clock to our customers in metropolitan Detroit.

Exemplary Services

We do our best to provide exemplary services to all of our customers including area restaurants, conference centers, sports facilities, banquet halls, country clubs and other premiere businesses. We are motivated by the chefs we work with and are passionate about bringing their vision to life.

Work With Us



We are always impressed with the personalized customer service, exceptional quality of produce and also the huge selection of products.

Melanie Brwon


Detroit has seen a restaurant explosion in recent years and DelBene Produce is a pillar in supporting businesses & chefs. Their understanding of the industry and willingness to accommodate even the slightest request makes them a gem to any food service professional in the city of Detroit.

Robert Scherer

The London Chophouse

DelBene is one of my favorite purveyors because of their ability to be flexible while still being personable. Not only do they have some of the most unique produce available but I've had my same rep (shout out to Gerry!) for years and couldn't imagine using anyone else.

Allie Lyttle

The Standard Bistro & Larder

We have been using DelBene Produce for the past 18 years. There are several reasons for this lengthy relationship - product quality, selection, custom size orders and especially customer service are at the top.

Greg Stang

Birmingham Athletic Club