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SQF Level 2 Certification

J&J Distributing, St Paul, Minnesota celebrated the onset of its 38th year in business with the announcement that they were awarded the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 2 certification under the Global Food Safety Initiative Edition 7.1. The certification is for fruit and vegetable processing; ice drink and beverage processing; fresh produce wholesaling and distribution; […]

Stephanie Hannigan Melstrom promoted to President

J&J Distributing, St Paul, Minnesota, is proud to announce that Stephanie Hannigan Melstrom has been promoted to the position of President. Ms. Melstrom has been employed at J&J Distributing for twenty-five years in a variety of roles, most recently as Executive Vice President of Cuttin’ Time Productions, the companies’ processing division. Current President and CEO, […]

J&J Business Owners Honored

2013 marks the 12th year the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is honoring Leading With Faith Award winners — men and women whose business practices reflect the teachings of Jesus Christ and the Church. This year’s winners included J&J business owners Jim and Debbie Hannigan. Nominations were solicited from throughout the archdiocese. Winners were […]


J&J Distributing is beginning a journey called Sustainability. Sustainability has a number of definitions which include “preserving the world’s natural resources for future generations” and “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”. J&J is making a conscious effort to examine its operations and find […]

Fruit Cutting Event

On Friday, September 3, 2010, Mayor Chris Coleman, Senator Al Franken, Senator Amy Klobuchar, Congresswoman Betty McCollum, and other dignitaries spent time at J&J Distributing to celebrate events that are broken into three phases. The primary goal of phase one is to reduce energy consumption at our facility by replacing the aging refrigeration system with […]