About Berkshire Foods

Our History

Berkshire Food, established in 1964, is family owned and operated, and serves hundreds of businesses, school systems, universities, camps, country clubs and public facilities in Connecticut and New York.

Member of the Canteen franchise organization

Sound strategy, opportunistic acquisitions and strong alliances have established Berkshire Food as a full-line food service company with a reputation for outstanding service.

In 2014, the company became a Canteen Corp. franchise, thus strengthening our presence in the industry and expanding our base of customers.

We are committed to exceeding expectations, not only with our products, service and equipment, but also in our level of professionalism and ability to build partnerships.


Berkshire Food Management and Owners

Our Management Team

Our management team is distinguished by their years of experience in the food service and vending industries.  They are therefore experts when dealing with product concerns and service issues, and are quick with regard to resolution.  Each team member tackles a different aspect of the business, but all are here to serve you.


"Berkshire provides courteous and fast service that leaves the rest of the companies far behind. Their very friendly and helpful service should be the standard in the food industry."

Mark Jablonski of Cravath, Swaine & Moore (Corporate Delivery Service - NYC)

"I have been very pleased with Berkshire Foods. The staff is friendly and easy to work with - very willing to accomodate our requests and always on time with our deliveries. I have found that Berkshire is a very dependable, customer-friendly company."

Jennifer Tarantino of Aon Benfield (Corporate Delivery Service - CT)

"Berkshire Food has been handling our vending for many years. I meet with (Berkshire) prior to each school year to discuss items to be sold and pricing. It has been difficult at times because of the 'Choose Sensibly Guidelines' we follow, but Berkshire has always been able to meet our needs. I would not hesitate to recommend their vending services."

Mary Jo Mueller of Carmel Schools (School Vending - NY)

"(Our Berkshire Service Rep) always takes care of our machines. He is most polite and friendly, and always stops to say good morning. He seems efficient - he is in and right to work. Job well done."

Michelle Trimarchi of George Fischer Middle School (School Vending - NY)

"Berkshire Food has an done an excellent job and also pays their commission checks on time – what we really look for!"

Brenda Smith, Old Navy

"Your service is A1!"

Mr. H. Alaswanger of Long Ridge Camp (Delivery Service - CT)