Welcome to Barkett Fruit

The Barkett family has made a lifetime commitment to the produce business. They understand the science of developing fruits and vegetables so that are at their peak at precisely the right time. This attention to the details of the business gives you the customer precisely what you desire and need in a food service distributor.

Barkett Fruit Company's state-of-the‚Äďart warehouse in Dover is equipped with computer controlled cooling and refrigeration systems to insure optimum freshness. Special areas of the facility are set aside for tomato and banana processing, ripening, and development. While our competitors treat tomatoes as a commodity, for us they are a priority because they are our specialty.


Barkett Fruit Company was founded in 1924 by Domet Barkett. In those early days, Domet, his father Myron and brother Charles would rise at 3:30 AM to be among the first buyers at the wholesale produce auction in Cleveland. At the time, the truck was their only asset. In the late thirties and 1940's, the business...

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Barkett Fruit Company