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

Deal of the Day: DRAGON FRUIT $2.99!
Fruit you can't find anywhere else at the best prices guaranteed!
*While supplies last!

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There’s nothing better than homemade soup on this snowy Sunday ❄️. We love this soul warming Italian sausage soup with whole-wheat farfalle pasta.

Check out the full recipe at https://www.dellalo.com/blog/cook-the-calendar/ or @delallofoods recipe link in bio.

All ingredients are sold in stores or available for home delivery on our website! www.joerandazzos.com

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GIVEAWAY TIME! 🚨
Happy National Popcorn Day! To celebrate, we want to give away a $15 giftcard for you to use towards any of our delicious popcorn (or other products) at any of our store locations! For a chance to win, just tag a friend who loves popcorn in the comments! Winner will be announced tomorrow.

REPOST: @bettermade1930. We pride ourselves on getting all of our popcorn locally from @bettermade1930

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NEW ITEM:
Due to popular demand, we now have Passion Fruit pulp available! Passion Fruit is a highly desired and widely loved superfruit. It is loved among so many because of its taste and health benefits. The pulp is filled with real fruit chunks and makes it convenient to easily eat without the mess. This specialty fruit is not sold at any chain grocery store. Available today in stores and online for home delivery! *While supplies last!

Please let us know if there are items you would like to see in our stores that we don’t currently carry. We truly value all our customers feedback!
Submit your feedback now to us on our Contact Page at www.joerandazzos.com!

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DEAL OF THE DAY: SUNTAN PEPPERS $1/BAG! (4 per bag)

Competitor price $0.79/per pepper

Available online for home delivery: https://joerandazzos.instacart.com/
Hurry while supplies last!

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We have the most competitive produce prices and not only offer home delivery to customers, but we also offer wholesale delivery throughout the Metro Detroit area!

If you are a restaurant, market, or any business owner interested in receiving FREE delivery call (313) 999-0029 to speak to our delivery manager, Jeremy Galli.

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We offer home delivery with prices and selection matching our in store options! Where else can you find convenience with unbeatable prices and selection like this? 🚗🏡🍎

Place your order today through our website at www.joerandazzos.com!

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Make your mornings healthy, convenient and affordable by prepping your smoothies. 

BLUEBERRIES $1.29 Pint 
BLACKBERRIES $1.29 Pkg 
STRAWBERRIES $0.99/ QT
SPINACH $1.79 Pkg 
BANANAS $0.49/LB 
ALMOND MILK $3.99 

All items available for home delivery. Prices subject to change, while supplies last! 
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Everyone meet Sam Randazzo, our Senior Produce Buyer. Sam is one of six grandchildren involved in the family business. He has been in the business for eight years and is already known in the industry as one of the greatest produce buyers around.

Our business philosophy since ‘53, which Sam is committed to carrying on, is buying produce at the best possible prices and pass the savings onto our customers.

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Please note our upcoming Holiday hours and plan your shopping trip accordingly! 🎄 ...

Have you ever tried making a salad wreath? They make the perfect holiday appetizer because they are super easy, completely customizable, festive and delicious!

REPOST: @plantbasedonabudget. Follow them for the full recipe link

SPRING MIX $1.79
PEARS $1.29/LB
POMEGRANATE $1.99/Each
FRESH PECANS $3.49/LB

Available online for home delivery
*While supplies last!

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Where else can you find this selection of fresh produce with these prices?

GREEN PEPPERS 4 for $1
RED, YELLOW, ORANGE $1.49/LB
*While supplies last!

You can even enjoy the freshness of our produce and unbeatable prices without leaving your home. Start your online home delivery order today through Instacart!
www.joerandazzos.com

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We are happy to announce we have expanded our baking department for your convenience! Check out all our new popular name brand items that include
Domino:
Sugar, Brown Sugar and Powder Sugar
Quaker:
Corn Meal and Grits
Baking Soda, Corn Starch, Flour, Raisins and so much more!

Available online for home delivery. Keep an eye out for our favorite Holiday baking recipes!

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