As a young immigrant from Italy, Tony Ingoglia Senior follows the American dream and starts his own distribution business, Tony Ingoglia Salami Company.
At this time, Tony behaves much like a private business owner. During the week, his route includes customers in all the cities between Sacramento and San Francisco. He also servers Marysville, Yuba City, Roseville, Grass Valley, and Auburn.
Tony's business is rapidly growing and he needs storage for product. Tony leases distribution space at the Produce Market on 5th Street.
Tony hires his first employee. Until that time, he and Adele had done all the work together.
Company is renamed Tony Ingoglia Salami and Cheese Company because product variety is growing.
Tony's builds its first warehouse, 8,000 sq feet on Terminal Street.
The second generation begins leading the company. Company is renamed a final time, Tony's Fine Foods, because Ingoglia is difficult to pronounce and product assortment continues to grow.
Tony's builds a second warehouse directly across the street. The new warehouse is approximately 42,000 sq. feet.
Tony's relocates its warehouse to a 16 acre, 120,000 sq. foot facility located on Reed Avenue. This is where Tony's Fine Foods is headquartered today.
Tony's Acquires the bakery company, Cream of the Valley.
Adele Ingoglia passes away on November 10, 1994 shortly after Tony and Adele celebrated 60 years of marriage.
The third generation begins leading the company. Tony Senior is still active in the company at this time. He offers a great deal of support and advice to the new generation.
Another warehouse expansion is completed. This expansion adds another 18,000 sq ft of freezer space & 5,000 sq ft of dock space.
Tony's acquires the meat company, Professional Food Systems.
During the same year, California Cold Logistics is introduced as a wholly owned division of Tony's Fine Foods.
Tony's completes a one megawatt solar project. This creates the largest, privately owned solar system in Northern California.
Tony's acquires Domestic Cheese Company.
Tony's acquires the seafood company, North Coast Fisheries.
Tony's Fine Foods celebrates 75 years of business!
Tony's acquires Stohlgren Brothers, Inc.
Tony's finishes an additional warehouse expansion. This adds 62,000 sq ft of freezer space, 20,000 sq ft of dock space, and installs new picking cranes.
Tony's acquires Columbus Distributing, Inc.
Tony Ingoglia Senior passes away on June 12, 2010.
Tony's has started an additional dock & warehouse expansion. A staff lounge renovation is underway for Tony's outstanding employees.
Tony’s Fine Foods acquires Bernard and Sons, Inc. (Fresno, CA) and Ideal Foods Products, Inc. (Ridgefield, WA)
Donald Ingoglia passes away on January 23, 2013.
Tony’s Joins a New Family. UNFI has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tony’s Fine Foods. The goal of this transaction is to expand Tony’s successful perishable perimeter distribution and logistics platform nationwide. Karl and Scott Berger will continue to lead the company as Tony’s continues to strengthen relationships and provide a high level of service to the industry.