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Fresh solutions for fresh produce

The Markon Value

A full line of fresh fruits and vegetables packed exclusively for food service operators with a quality emphasis for a longer shelf-life and better yield.

A Step Ahead in Food Safety Standards

Markon takes tremendous pride in their 5-Star Food Safety Audit Program. All Markon products are backed by a comprehensive program addressing safety at five crucial points in the production process:

  • Fields
  • Packing facilities
  • Transportation/trucking
  • Distributor warehouses
  • Food service kitchens


Ready-Set-Serve is a full line of table-ready fresh fruits, vegetables, and juices that are ready-to-use, innovative, and economical. Guaranteed quality, dependable yields, safety assurance, and fast, easy preparation are the hallmarks of the Ready-Set-Serve brand. All products are prepared and packaged for foodservice operators' specific needs and are 100 percent usable.

  • Tight specifications
  • Daily facility inspections on key items
  • Consistent quality
  • Increased shelf-life
  • Reduces waste/disposal costs
  • Reliable yields
  • Easier portion control
  • Simple cost-per-serving calculation
  • Consistent plate presentation

Markon First Crop

Markon First Crop includes traditional whole fruits and vegetables packed to detailed specifications that meet higher quality and minimum weight specifications than the USDA requires. You get the very best fresh produce available, day in, day out.

  • Tight specifications
  • Daily field inspections on key items
  • Shipped in recyclable, wax-free cartons for optimum freshness
  • Consistent quality
  • High yields

Peace of Mind

The 5-Star Food Safety Audit Program checks specifications and gathers information during inspections conducted at the five crucial points in the production process:


  • Third-party audits for good agricultural practices
  • Detailed specifications
  • Daily inspections
  • Water testing

Grower/Shipping Facilities

Third-party audits for:

  • Good manufacturing practices
  • Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (Ready-Set-Serve only)
  • Regular daily/weekly inspections by Markon staff


Temperature monitors on trucks.

Distributor Warehouse

  • Dedicated quality assurance staff
  • Regulated warehouse temperature zones
  • Third-party inspections

Your Kitchen

  • Trace back to field level
  • "Best if used by" dates on all Ready-Set-Serve inner and outer packaging
  • Storage and handling information to help educate kitchen staff

You can also find Markon products at your local Gordon Food Service Store. Use our store locator to find a store near you.