1934

As a young immigrant from Italy, Tony Ingoglia Senior follows the American dream and starts his own distribution business, Tony Ingoglia Salami Company.

1934(2)

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.

1940

Tony's business is rapidly growing and he needs storage for product. Tony leases distribution space at the Produce Market on 5th Street.

1954

Tony hires his first employee. Until that time, he and Adele had done all the work together.

1972

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.

1979

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.

1991

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.

1993

Tony's Acquires the bakery company, Cream of the Valley.

1994

Adele Ingoglia passes away on November 10, 1994 shortly after Tony and Adele celebrated 60 years of marriage.

1999

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.

2002

Another warehouse expansion is completed. This expansion adds another 18,000 sq ft of freezer space & 5,000 sq ft of dock space.

2006

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.

2007

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.

2008

Tony's acquires the seafood company, North Coast Fisheries.

2009

Tony's Fine Foods celebrates 75 years of business!

Tony's acquires Stohlgren Brothers, Inc.

2010

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.

2011

Tony's has started an additional dock & warehouse expansion. A staff lounge renovation is underway for Tony's outstanding employees.

2012

 Tony’s Fine Foods acquires Bernard and Sons, Inc. (Fresno, CA) and Ideal Foods Products, Inc. (Ridgefield, WA)

2013

Donald Ingoglia passes away on January 23, 2013.

2014

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.