Food Processing

“We are a cut above the rest.”

Sounds like SpartanNash.

For the team at Caito Foods, the produce business is straightforward. It’s about buying the best products available and being devoted to freshness. Working together, our goal is to make our customers’ jobs easier by ensuring that the freshest and most on-trend products make it to kitchens nationwide. Our outstanding team fulfills that promise every day.

Caito Foods, SpartanNash food processing operationsOur food processing operation is driven by Caito Foods, which was acquired by SpartanNash in 2017. With a 50-year history of offering fresh produce distribution and fresh food processing to customers nationwide, Caito Foods is an industry leader.

Our operations include our Fresh Kitchen, located in a state-of-the-art, USDA-certified, 118,000-square-foot facility and providing ready-to-eat products that include protein-based foods and meals such as salads, wraps and pinwheels. Our Fresh Cut operations offer ready-to-cook and ready-to-eat fruits and vegetables for grab-n-go customers, created with only the freshest ingredients.

  • Caito Foods Headquarters and Distribution Center
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Fresh Kitchen and Fresh Cut
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Florida Distribution Center
    Lakeland, Florida

SpartanNash also offers Food Processing roles at some locations.

SpartanNash employee testimonial: Jen, Account Coordinator

“We are a big family here”

We are a big family here at Caito Foods. We all have a great passion for this company, our customers and our co-workers. This is the perfect job for anyone with a hard-working personality. There is room for growth, and we work as a team to get the job done right.

- Jen, Account Coordinator
SpartanNash employee testimonial: Godwin, Forecasting Manager

“I work with the best”

In my ten-plus years at Caito Foods, I’ve worked with some of the best associates in the industry. Every time I go to work, I feel like I am going to my other family. I have seen this company grow every year without compromising the quality of what we deliver to the customers.

- Godwin, Forecasting Manager
SpartanNash employee testimonial: Tony, VP of Sales and Procurement

“The work environment is family oriented”

Caito Foods takes pride in going above and beyond for our customers and associates. The work environment is very family oriented. I started as a CSR rep and, with the help of some great folks as mentors, have been able to move up the ladder over the past 26 years to a VP level.

- Tony, VP of Sales and Procurement

Fresh approach

Each day, our associates fulfill our promise to supply the freshest, highest quality produce. As appetites for healthy foods grow, we respond with some of the fastest-growing categories in grocery, including different types of fresh produce, fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, and protein-based prepared meals and side dishes.

Always leading

We’re constantly applying new technology and innovation to food processing/production. At Caito Foods, we take pride in our award-winning facilities. And we are always looking for new ideas and ways to improve. Your input is encouraged here.

Many paths

All associates who embrace change and seek development have the potential to grow and develop into different departments and positions (warehouse, distribution, account managers, merchandising, buyers, etc.). In addition, we offer careers in unique areas such as food product development. Our parent company, SpartanNash is a Fortune 400 company that can open doors to additional opportunities.

Safety first

We go above and beyond to follow and exceed food safety industry regulations. Our emphasis on food safety is woven throughout the process of product selection, transporting, handling, storing and repacking, and delivering to store shelves. All of our facilities are Safe Quality Foods (SQF) or BRC certified.

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