Spanning four generations and over 80 years in the business, Armstrong Produce is guided by strong values inspired by the Teruya family’s humble beginnings.


Our History


Our Mission Statement

Mission Thrive Together

Our Core Values


No matter how diverse or large our operations become, we must always remember our humble roots and values. Every day we’re committed to supporting our local farmers and taking care of our employees, customers and community.
— Mark Teruya, Chairman & CEO

Notable Firsts

Armstrong Produce was the first produce wholesaler and distributor in the state of Hawaii to:

  • Charter cargo planes to import produce from the continental US by air in the 1960s
  • Introduce a fleet of temperature-controlled trucks in the 1980s
  • Construct a climate-controlled, transitional facility with cold chain protection in 2005
  • Secure food safety, HACCP, and GFSI certifications beginning in 2003
  • Tag and track every case of produce that enters our warehouse