In 1985, three brothers came together and filled their pick up truck with merchandise from the Los Angeles Produce Market. They traveled door to door selling off as many cases as they possibly could, with the intention of one day making a name for themselves. As the weeks went by, a clientele base developed, and soon after the brothers outgrew their original truck operation. With just themselves as employees rotating responsibilities, and without a forklift to ease the burden, they still pressed forward. In just a year, Tapia Brothers went from operating out of a truck, to a 7000 square foot warehouse, and then in almost no time, into the place they still call home today: their Maywood headquarters.
Through cherishing and abiding by the very principles that have made all of their accomplishments possible, the company strives to instill, promote, and live by a service that its customers have come to both rely upon and trust. With a growing family, and almost 30 years of success behind them, the brothers reflect: