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Customer Fact Sheet

Columbus Foods is a leader in the shortening and oils industry. Customers come from all fifty states as well around the world. Because Columbus Foods owns it own trucks and delivers throughout the Midwest a large percentage of customers are from that vicinity. Applications include the retail and food service industry as well as a variety of chemical and manufacturing applications.

Target Audience

  • Commercial Food Processors
  • Ink Makers
  • Diesel Fuel Users
  • Soap Makers
  • Food Service Distributors
  • Cooking Fans
  • Bakeries
  • Industrial Users
  • Specialty Users
  • and More!

Product Fact Sheet

Columbus Foods processes and packages over one hundred quality items. Products range from highly competitive commodity vegetable oils to exotic specialty oils as well as a full range of products in between. Package sizes vary from 24 ounce retail size to bulk tankers. All vegetable oils and shortenings are OU Kosher. Columbus provides the highest quality oils for the price with the best service and offers more variety than most of the competitors in this industry.

Product Types

  • Salad and Cooking Oils
  • Solid Shortening
  • Liquid Shortening
  • Bakery Oils
  • Specialty Oils
  • Lecithin
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Industrial Products
  • Soap Making Base Oils
  • Melt 'n Pour Vegetable Glycerin Soap Base

Delivery Area

Columbus Foods has relations with many private and public carriers throughout the world and can arrange for your products to be shipped anywhere at the lowest possible price. Columbus owns its own trucks and tankers and delivers throughout the Midwestern United States.


Established accounts may purchase on terms, by check, or credit card. Soaper's Choice, Columbus Foods' online store takes Visa, Master Card, Discover Card as well as company and personal checks.

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Columbus Foods Company
30 E. Oakton Street
DesPlaines, IL 60018 USA

Phone: (800) 322-6457 or (773) 265-6500
FAX: (773) 265-6985

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