About Charlie’s Produce

Our Founders: Ray Bowen, Charlie Billow and Terry Bagley
Our Founders: Ray Bowen, Charlie Billow, and Terry Bagley
Charlie’s Produce is a locally owned, private company that, through quality product standards, has become the largest independently owned produce company in the Pacific Northwest.

As an Employee Owned Company, Our Team is empowered to make real time decisions that correlate to customer satisfaction whether it be from your Salesperson, the Delivery Driver or the order selector in one of our facilities.  We are all committed to doing our best for our customer’s success.

We pride ourselves in our prompt service, the selection and high quality of our products and the fill rate on all orders and we back it up with a satisfaction guarantee.

At Charlie’s, our goal is to develop long term partnerships with our customers.  Give us a call to find out how we can work with you, come meet our sales team, and schedule a tour of our facilities. See firsthand what it means, when we say:

At Charlie’s, quality and service are always in season”.

“Passionate about Produce, Proud of our People, Partnering for your success”
Through attentive customer service and vigorous operational engagement we create opportunities for our customers to realize their goals.
Our core values embody us an organization. They are uncompromising and endure through time, space, and people. They support our culture, define our character and guide our decision making.


We are driven by the idea of always doing the right thing.

  • Relationships – build lasting connections through hard work, compassion, and trust.
  • Accountability – take responsibility for our actions and their outcomes
  • Respect – value the contributions of all team members.
  • Commitment – dedicate ourselves to responsible decisions and exceptional results.


We are committed to serving employees, customers, and community.

  • Empower – challenge our employee’s to take action.
  • Experience – listen, learn, and act on customer expectations.
  • Opportunity – provide a healthy and safe work place to grow personally and professionally.
  • Community – active involvement with non-profit and charitable organizations locally, nationally, and globally.
  • Local – work with regional farms and growers to build and support a strong regional agricultural system.


We take pride in the high quality goods and services that we offer

  • Fresh – provide a supply chain that minimizes the time from farm to table
  • Flavor – value that taste is as important as appearance
  • Safety – execute the highest industry standards for product safety and cold chain integrity
  • People – invest in caring employee’s that are committed and engaged
  • Innovation – explore and introduce new items, processes, and technology