The Joe Randazzo Story

Building one of the largest produce retailers in the Midwest

In 1956, Joe Randazzo opened his first store on the corner of Mound Road and Outer Drive in Detroit.

He was born, Giuseppe Randazzo, in Terrisini, Sicily on Jan. 5, 1927, the son of Salvatore and Maria Randazzo. In January of 1953, at age 26, Giuseppe immigrated to the United States. Like so many others, he heard about America and the opportunities that lie within. With determination and courage that became legendary, he set sail to America to fulfill his dreams.

As a stowaway on a freighter, Giuseppe was locked in a small dark room, next to the engines for almost 30 days. A friend worked in the kitchen and brought Giuseppe food when he could. At one time, he went without food or water for almost five days, because his friend that worked in the kitchen had taken ill and was unable to bring Giuseppe any provisions.

Finally, after a grueling voyage, the ship docked in New Orleans for repairs. That's when Giuseppe got off the ship. Soon after, he arranged to live with his uncle, Antonio Bommarito, in Grosse Pointe, Michigan and eventually became an American citizen.

His first job was at the Ford Motor Company in Wayne, Michigan, where he worked on the assembly line. He saved enough money to buy a used truck and began peddling fruit & vegetables up and down the streets of Detroit. Not surprisingly, his business flourished and his many customers from nearby auto plants and neighborhoods would look forward to seeing Joe daily with his fresh produce.

Throughout the years, Joe Randazzo’s Fruit & Vegetable Market underwent several expansions to meet the needs of his never ending line of customers. In November of 1993, Joe purchased a nursery on Romeo Plank Road, at 25 Mile, in Macomb Township; another accomplishment after the success of the fruit and produce businesses.

Joe loved to work, and the nursery business became his pride and joy. He continued to lead his family business until his death at age 88, in 2015.

Joe’s four children remain committed to running the business with his values and developing the upcoming third generation, his grandchildren. There are now five locations throughout the Metropolitan Detroit area.

Joe Randazzo’s has been awarded the highest business rating in the produce industry from Blue Book Online Services (BBOS).

And the rest they say..... is History.

The original photo since 1953

Happy Friday! Treat yourself with our new assortment of Almond, Vanilla Almond, Chocolate Almond and Cranberry Walnut Italian Biscotti Cookies for only $3.79/Package!

*While supplies last!
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Have you ever heard of Candy Snap Grapes? They taste as sweet as they sound! We have a large selection of grapes all for $0.99/lb including Green Seedless, Black Seedless, Flame Seedless, Allison Seedless and Candy Seedless Grapes!

*While supplies last!



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NEW PRODUCT‼️ Sriracha $3.69 each! What’s your favorite type of hot sauce?

*While supplies last!

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SPECIAL TORTELLINI 2 for $3.00!
We have a variety of three delicious flavors of Tortellini from Ricotta & Spinach, Porcini Mushroom and Three Cheese.

Feed a family an Authentic Italian Egg Pasta meal or delicious Tortellini soup for only $3. Where else can you find deals like this? Hurry, while supplies last!

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Happy National Banana Day! 🍌

Unlike most grocery stores and produce markets, we offer a variety of 3 different types of bananas which include the common banana, baby bananas and red bananas! Which one is your favorite?

BANANAS $0.49/LB
BABY RED BANANAS $1.39/LB
BABY BANANAS $1.69/LB

*While supplies last, available in stores and online for home delivery!



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Did you know it’s important to eat a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables to fulfill your body’s needs? Different color vegetables have different health benefits.

Our huge selection of produce makes it easy AND affordable to eat the rainbow! RED, YELLOW, ORANGE PEPPERS $1.49/LB available in stores and online for home delivery.

*While supplies last!
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GREENS $0.99/LB #*While supplies last!

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Please take note of our Easter Hours! We will be open Easter Sunday 6am-2pm, the rest of our hours will remain the same Easter Week!

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Do you know how to choose the right onion?

Yellow, Sweet, Onion $0.69/LB🧅
Red Onion $0.99/LB
5LB Bagged Yellow Onions $1.99

*Available online for home delivery and in stores, while supplies last!

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New Product! 4LB Medjool Dates.

Medjool dates are highly desired for their natural sweetness. Medjool dates are larger, darker, sweeter with more of Carmel-like taste, and have more health benefits than common dates. They are a natural sugar which makes them a great sugar alternative for baking, smoothies, sauces, dressings, salads, or even healthy snacking to satisfy your sweet tooth. Many people like to use them for energy balls, to make granola bars, or to slice raw dates in half and fill them with peanut butter, cheese or nuts. Dates can be stored in a cool, dry place like a pantry or refrigerator and keep them sealed to help retain their moisture.

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Check out our deals for week! Why shop anywhere else with prices like this?

*Prices subject to change, while supplies last!
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Where else can you find this variety of produce? In addition to our already unbeatable low prices, we have College Student Day on Wednesday and Senior Discount day on Tuesday, meaning Students and Seniors can receive 10% off their ENTIRE purchase at all of our store locations by showing a valid ID that day at checkout.

*Does not include nursery items

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