Announcements

River Valley Acquires Garden Spot Distributors

January 31, 2017

River Valley Holdings, a Syracuse-based Grocery Merchandising and Distribution company, has just announced its acquisition of Garden Spot Foods. Now a wholly-owned subsidiary of River Valley Holdings, Garden Spot is a distributor of natural and organic products throughout the United States. This adds 3 properties to the River Valley Portfolio including Garden Spot Foods, Shiloh Farms, and Gluten Free Mall.

Garden Spot Distributors

January 22, 2017

River Valley is excited to announce the acquisition of Garden Spot Distributors

2017 January Food Show

December 15, 2016

Reminder that our 2017 January Food Show is coming up on January 18th at the historic Syracuse Marriott Downtown (formerly the Hotel Syracuse)!

2016 June Food Show

April 14, 2016

Join us June 21st and 22nd at the Turning Stone Resort in Verona NY for our annual 4th Quarter and Holiday Buying Show

River Valley Holdings acquires Nichols Distributing Co.

March 25, 2014

River Valley is happy to announce the acquisition of Nichols Distributing Company located at 23 Linden Park, Rochester NY. Nichols Distributing is a supplier of grocery products to Wegmans Food Markets.
New Product

Utz Quality Foods

March 25, 2014

We are proud to have added the Utz family of products to our offering! This includes Utz brand snacks as well as the Bachman, Dirty Chips, Pace and Oberto brands. These high quality snacks are available for full service distribution in Upstate New York and the lines include over 200 different items. Please contact your sales representative for more information!

Reminder – Food Show January 29 2014

January 6, 2014

The River Valley and Cavallaro Foods January Food Show is taking place on January 29th, 2014. This show is focused on key items for the summer selling season and gives our customers a great opportunity to talk directly with vendors and to try numerous new products.

River Valley Announces January Food Show

December 5, 2012

For the first time, River Valley and Cavallaro Foods will be holding a January Food Show focused on key items from the summer season. This show will be held in addition to our Holiday buying show that takes place in June.

River Valley Awarded DSD Partner of the Year

June 28, 2012

Kinney Drugs has named River Valley as their "DSD Partner of the Year" at their annual Management Conference. River Valley provides Kinney with frozen food, specialty grocery and many traditional grocery items at all of their locations.

Annual Frozen and Specialty Buying Show

June 27, 2012

All customers are invited to join us at our annual food show at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, NY on June 27th.
New Product

Sams Mills

Sam Mills is a company that features high quality Gluten Free pasta items. These items are produced using a corn base and has a taste and texture that is very similar to traditional pasta.
New Product

Sparkling Ice

Sparkling Ice is a fantastic flavored sparkling spring water. It features great packaging and unique flavors such as "Orange Mango" and "Pink Grapefruit", all with zero calories!

River Valley Completes SQF Level II Certification

June 4, 2012

River Valley Holdings is pleased to announce that it has achieved Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 2 certification for all of its distribution facilities. This certification applies to each of its subsidiaries, Cavallaro Foods and River Valley Foods.
New Product

Mama Mary’s Pizza Crust

Mama Mary’s Pizza Crust is a high quality, gourmet pizza crust that is easy to use and tastes great. The line features 12” crusts, a 7” crust that includes a sauce packet and jarred pizza sauce