About Upper Lakes Foods

Our Facilities & Territory

We are Minnesota’s largest independent food distributor. Knowledgeable drivers and our ever-growing fleet of vehicles allow us to efficiently serve customers through other parts of the Midwest as well, including: Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Our entire fleet is equipped with three temperature controlled compartments ensuring your items arrive in quality condition, regardless of what part of our service area you are in. Knowledgeable drivers and our growing fleet of vehicles guarantees we meet deliveries within our service area on-time.

We are headquartered in Cloquet, Minnesota with additional facilities in Northfield, Minnesota and Janesville, Wisconsin. The two locations utilize a centralized headquarters. The streamlined operations allow communication between our customers and staff to occur in a single phone call. This team approach with regional reach helps our team bring our customers success at a competitive price.

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Headquarters, Cloquet, Minnesota

  • 185,000 square foot office and warehouse
  • 60 tractors and 80 trailers
  • 14,000+ products
  • 258 employees

Northfield Facility

  • 76,640 square foot office and warehouse
  • 1200+ products
  • 50 employees
  • Services metro area and chain business

Janesville Facility

  • 100,000 square foot office and warehouse
  • 72 employees
  • Services chain business