Quality & Convenience Delivered

Specialty Foods Distribution Inc. is a Mexican food products distributor based in Joplin, Missouri serving restaurants in the Midwest. We specialize as a one-stop shop for supply vendors and restaurants in providing quality, reliability, and competitive prices to our customers since 2004.
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Top Food Distributor Award

Specialty Foods was named in the Top 10 Food Distributors by Food Business Review in 2023.
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Where We Deliver

Specialty Foods Distribution, Inc. is strategically located in Joplin, Missouri, a Midwest center for trucking services with access to major interstates serving the central U.S., Allowing us to distribute to over 1,200+ customers throughout the United States.

Our Products

  • Bread & Dessert

    Bread Supplier and Fine Desserts for Mexican Restaurants: Choose from a wide variety of quality breads. From artisan loaves to buns and rolls, Specialty Foods will supply your restaurant with the bread you need to do what you do best and keep your customers coming back for more. Nothing completes a delicious meal quite like … Continue reading Bread & Dessert

  • Tortillas

    At Specialty Foods, we stock a wide variety of brands and sizes of tortillas. A few brands we stock include; La Fama, La Bandarita, SFD, and others.

  • Spices

    Spices are such an essential part of Mexican food. Because of that, Specialty Foods carries an extensive array of spices for your Mexican restaurant.

  • Smallware

    Specialty Foods offers a comprehensive range of restaurant supplies, including a wide variety of cutlery, bar supplies, glassware, and cookware. They also provide essential dining room items like serving trays, tray stands, high chairs, and booster seats for Mexican restaurants.

  • Seafood

    From salmon to scallops to even octopus, Specialty Foods provides a wide array of seafood choices for your business.

  • Produce

    Fresh produce is a big part of your restaurant, so we make a big variety for you.

  • Paper & Disposable

    Stocked here at Specialty Foods for your restaurant needs are all the paper and disposable products.

  • Mexican Drinks

    Our range of Mexican drinks starts with brands like Jarritos all the way to Mexican Coke.

  • Meats

    Our meat selection is extensive and high quality. We provide box beef from some of the top packers in the nation like Cargill and National Beef. We carry everything a Mexican restaurant needs from Arrachera, Ribeyes and Flap Meat to Insides, Ground Beef and Beef Tongues.

  • Frozen

    Specialty Foods provides an array of frozen desserts like churros, ice cream, and cheesecake chimichangas, as well as a variety of entrees including pizzas and chicken tenders. They also offer a selection of quick-preparation sides, from precut potatoes for fries to Kraft Macaroni and Cheese and frozen vegetables.

  • Equipment

    We deliver a full line of Mexican food preparation equipment.  We have everything from fryers to margarita machines.

  • Dairy

    Dairy products that we supply for you include milk, eggs, heavy whipping cream, and margarine. We also offer a large variety of cheeses with brands and types like Land O” Lakes, Fresco, Don Andres, Chihuahua, Mozzarella, and many more.

  • Chicken

    Specialty Foods is pleased to stock chicken from Koch Foods. We stock all types of cuts for all your chicken needs. We even stock whole chickens, and all at wholesale price!

  • Chemicals

    Beyond just food products, we supply everything your business needs to thrive, that includes cleaning chemicals.

  • Canned & Dried Goods

    Specialty Foods stocks a comprehensive range of dry goods essential for Mexican restaurants, from rice and beans to sugar, salt, and snacks. They also offer a wide variety of canned goods, including jalapenos, tomatoes, condensed milk, and an extensive selection of hot sauces from popular brands.

  • Beverages

    Whether fountain drinks or mixes for popular alcoholic beverages, Specialty Foods has the drinks your Mexican restaurant needs. We also carry juices, teas, Dr. Pepper, and Coca-Cola products.

Here at Specialty Foods, we provide an array of products for our customers. This includes Mexican staples such as corn and flour tortillas, rice, beans, and a variety of fresh produce. Popular brands like Jarritos, Mexican Coke, Mole Dona Maria, La Costaña, La Bandarita, La Flor, Don Andres, El Milagro, and La Lechera. Our products don’t just stop at food; we also provide all your restaurant equipment and supplies.

How It Works

Become a Customer

Is your restaurant or taqueria in need of a reliable Mexican foods distributor? Specialty Foods Distribution Inc is here for you. We deliver all the staples of Mexican cuisine needed by Mexican restaurants everywhere. Not only that, but we stock many unique Mexican food specialties not available from other distributors.


Get signed up for Specialty Foods delivery services. We supply Mexican restaurants and vendors with exclusive products as well as the food staples all establishments need. Our distribution services are unmatched.



Set up an order for supplies, Mexican food products, equipment, and beverages. We make it easy with regular delivery of everything your restaurant needs.


Accept Delivery

Once you’ve signed up and placed an order, sit back, relax, and wait for your items to be delivered and unloaded by our friendly route drivers. It’s just that simple.

Hiring Route Delivery Drivers

We offer competitive benefits and pay. Here you can apply for open positions at Specialty Foods Distribution, Inc.

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Specialty Foods Distribution, Inc. was an idea born out of the need to find a food distributor that could provide competitive prices, quality products and excellent customer service. The start-up of such a company was made possible with a group of approximately 60 restaurants whom committed to purchasing from Specialty Foods Distribution, Inc.


Welcome to Specialty foods distribution inc., we are a wholesale distributer for Mexican restaurants, located in the Midwest. Since opening in 2004, our mission has been to provide our customers with quality products and excellent customer service. We are a part of a company and culture that not only supports different ideas and different backgrounds – but thrives on them. At Specialty Foods Distribution, Inc., we have a deep respect and appreciation for our customers. We aim to serve their needs for top rated Mexican cuisine and restaurant products each day from our facility in Joplin, Missouri. Only through our employees and their support of our mission can we exceed their expectations.





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