Hannaford's Roots Are in Produce, Wholesaling

The core strengths of Hannaford Bros. today can be traced back to the company’s early days as a wholesaler of produce, when it earned a reputation for demanding high-quality product from suppliers and hard work from employees.

The core strengths of Hannaford Bros. today can be traced back to the company’s early days as a wholesaler of produce, when it earned a reputation for demanding high-quality product from suppliers and hard work from employees.

Most of the following was taken from a company history provided by Hannaford:

1883 — Arthur Hannaford began taking cartloads of fresh vegetables from his family’s farm in Cape Elizabeth to the Portland, Maine, waterfront.

1894 — Aft

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