Markon’s Tim York profiled by Western Growers’ Association
February 12, 2016
In 1985 Tim York joined Dave Eldredge to help launch Markon. Five broadline foodservice distributors started Markon as a co-operative to purchase the fresh produce that they were selling to their foodservice customers. “It was a two-person office,” York said, that operated relatively autonomously. “One reason it worked is that from the very beginning the co-op members knew they were experts in foodservice and hired us as the produce experts. They let us run the ship.” Read the whole story here.