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Boston Food Services Events, Industry Stats, News

The Boston food market is one of the largest in the US as much of the food distribution is conducted through wholesale and distribution firms located near the city. Massachusetts food industry including farms, food processing, grocery stores, restaurants, and agricultural suppliers -- generates $283 million in income tax revenue. Agriculture generates $21 million in income tax revenue annually in Massachusetts. The state's food processing industry (including seafood, beef, pork, produce and agricultural products) generates about $2 billion in revenue annually and employs nearly 19,000 workers. Massachusetts fruit production is almost $150 million and is nearing $390 million in agricultural sales.

Independent Massachusetts restaurants and grocery stores enjoy the convenience and quality of Agar Supply Food service. is the Web site of New England's largest independent wholesale distributor providing fresh and frozen food products to restaurants and grocery stores in New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Maine, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Agar Supply's clients insist on the highest quality foods to give them an edge and to please their customers. Agar Supply may be able to provide you with unique New England foods. Call our helpful, professional sales team and give your customers a taste of New England.

Upcoming Foodservice Events in the Boston area

The International Boston Seafood Show

This major event is being held this February at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. The International Boston Seafood Show, is North America’s largest seafood exhibition, attracting thousands of seafood buyers and sellers from across the globe. The event allows visitors to see the latest seafood products and trends, find new sources for all varieties of seafood and connect with industry professionals.

Seashare: The International Boston Seafood Show is a proud supporter of SeaShare, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the critical supply of fish products for hungry people throughout the United States.

Finding a reliable Massachusetts foodservice company is not an easy task. We hope our restaurant supply guide can help you find what you're looking for. If you're interested trying a new foodservice business with unique brands, consider Agar Supply. New England seafoods, meats, and other foods may offer a unique break from the ordinary for your customers. See also, food companies in Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Maine.