In Season

See what's currently in season at John Palin by using our interactive seasonal chart. More info

Our Suppliers

Wherever possible, and depending on the season, John Palin source produce from local growers within the United Kingdom. More info

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Our Background

John Palin (Wholesale) Ltd is a large independent supplier and distributor of fresh fruit, vegetables and salad. Based in the centre of the East Midlands and covering a radius of approximately 150 miles from the depot including; Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Cheshire. We are able to offer excellent levels of service to our client base ranging from semi-wholesalers, farm shops, independent retailers, caterers and restaurants to contracts with schools, colleges, contracted out prisons and the NHS.

Our depot at Tansley, in Derbyshire is a modern facility, purpose built to store produce prior to distribution. The unit comprises of approximately 14,450 sq ft of warehouse space, with temperature controlled refrigeration areas to ensure the produce is kept as fresh as possible.

A fleet of modern vehicles ranging from 18 tonne lorries to small vans, with refrigeration facilities, are available to operate our 24 hour service. Produce is delivered in from our approved suppliers during the evening and delivered the next morning to ensure the freshest produce for all our customers.