• Bringing excellence from the truck to the table.

    Since 1939.
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    Open to the Public

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    We’re Here for the Community

    See how we are supporting our community through COVID-19 { Community Donations }
    Our Philosophy of “Philotimo”

    At the heart of our business is "philotimo,” a Greek word with connotations of hospitality, joy, a sense of right and wrong, and the notion of a duty to improve the world. Literally translated as “the love of honor,” it guides how we do business. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have guided every decision we’ve made using this philosophy to better serve our community, to continue to strengthen relationships, and to ensure that we all come out of this stronger than we were before.

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    We have compiled a set of resources to help our partners to navigate the unprecedented position that COVID-19 has forced upon our industry. We are in this together, and want to help our partners find success in every way that we can.

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    Nicco’s Public Marketplace

    You asked, and we listened! Nicholas and Company is now opening will-call to the PUBLIC! With retailers struggling to keep shelves stocked, we have decided to provide the community access to our inventory. We have now expanded full will-call access to the general public through our online ordering system. Pick up your at the Nicholas and Company will-call parking lot. Wait in your car, and someone will bring your order out to your car.

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    Supporting our Community

    When our restaurant partners closed abruptly, or slowed to a crawl, we were sitting on an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables. Knowing we were limited as to where we could distribute hundreds of mixed pallets of fresh produce, Nicholas and Company decided to donate proportionately to charitable outlets. After donating more than 200 pallets, we plan to continue being a vital resource to the local community.

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    A history of quality

    Since 1939, our family has delivered quality and integrity—in our business, our products, and our relationships.

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    We know our customers depend on us for consistency and quality, and we honor that trust. Find out what sets us apart, and how we can partner in your success.

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    Mobile ordering

    Order with our Apple or Android app. You can even scan barcodes for streamlined ordering and inventory!

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    Training and education

    Our ServSafe courses cover what everyone in the food service Industry needs to know regarding food safety.


    Foodservice Savings

    Drastically lower restaurant costs while increasing quality and service with Dining Alliance.

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    Industry leadership

    Our Food Trends Magazine and live events showcase the latest in dining trends, technology, and tips.

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