Connections and Relationships
Salinas is "America's Salad Bowl." What happens in and around Salinas impacts produce markets throughout the country. Armstrong Marketing works seamlessly with their customers. The East Coast customers feel they have a West Coast extension of their desk located right in the heart of the Salinas Valley. Armstrong Marketing provides critical time sensitive information to its customers based on a unique understanding of the factors that influence the markets and an ability to read markets better that anyone. This simply means Armstrong Marketing customers have a definite advantage in an industry where Mother Nature can change everything in a moment.
It is a virtual certainty that every restaurant and cafeteria in America is serving at least one item grown in Salinas Valley every day of the year. The agricultural and economic footprint of the growers in the Valley is enormous. However, business operates the old fashion way here in Salinas. Relationships are based on trust, respect, and understanding. A man's word and reputation are essential. That is another advantage Armstrong Marketing customers enjoy. Those deep roots that extend for five generations means Bill and Armstrong Marketing have earned the reputation that is crucial to maintaining effective relationships with growers and buyers.