Lipman and Phil Sandifer & Sons Partner to Supply Locally-Grown South Carolina Produce

Mon. December 28th, 2015
- by Christofer Oberst     

IMMOKALEE, FL – Lipman is partnering with Blackville, South Carolina-based company Phil Sandifer & Sons to expand its local portfolio.

Sandifer & Sons is a third generation produce farm that is overseen by Phil Sandifer and his two sons, Chris and Scotty, with the assistance of the grandchildren during school breaks. Both Lipman and Sandifer & Sons will work together to supply locally grown South Carolina produce to grocery stores, food service operators, and other companies around the country.

“Partnering with Lipman was a perfect fit for us,” Phil Sandifer said in a press release. “Our company values are very similar. We both take tremendous pride in food quality and safety, as well as providing our customers with the freshest and best tasting produce available.”

Athena Cantaloupe

Known as one of the largest Eastern Athena cantaloupe growers, packers, and shippers in South Carolina, Sandifer and Sons’ has a full portfolio that also includes Caribbean King cantaloupes and mini personal seedless watermelons, and vegetables in the spring and fall.

Both companies are excited to kick-off their partnership and look forward to a productive year ahead.