The Class Produce Group is a third generation
family-owned business, which has been servicing the
greater Baltimore/Washington corridor for 70 years. We
started with one stall in 1936 at the old Baltimore
Marsh Market. As the business grew, Deemer Class
expanded to the Pulaski Highway Market in 1960. In 1975,
the business moved to the newly constructed Maryland
Wholesale Produce Market in Jessup, MD. This centralized
location helped vendors better serve customers in the D.
C. and Baltimore corridor.
Deemer Class was dedicated to providing only the highest
quality. He conducted business with a handshake and
smile and was known for honesty and first class service.
He was able to pass these principles on to his son,
Pete, and through Pete to his grandsons, who now manage
In 2004, we moved our operation to our own distribution
center in Jessup. The Class Produce Group has enhanced
customer access to a larger product line, including
locals and organics, augmented buying power, additional
distribution services, including direct ship. The
knowledge and experience of our management team enables
us to serve some of the largest customers on the East
Coast. Each member of our team is committed to customer
satisfaction and is passionate about delivering the