Peterson Cheese

We are a family-owned specialty food purveyor with expertise in importing, distribution, and conversion. We pride ourselves on our network of customer and supplier relationships built on a foundation of partnership, trust, mutual respect, and shared success. We offer DSD service in the Pacific Northwest Region and partner with respected distributors across the country to offer our unique range of products in every major market.


We are people who are passionate about food, family, and a job well done. We are a single, cohesive team ready to serve you in the way we believe is right: reliable, honest, and fair.

We truly walk the walk when it comes to top-notch customer service by empowering our people to use good judgment in each situation to provide the best possible service. We are proud to be known as "the one that takes care of the customer."

We believe that if we take care of our customers, employees, and suppliers they will respond in kind, and we choose to conduct business with integrity and a spirit of partnership.


Today, the Peterson Company is a leading importer of European specialty foods. We are a major regional distributor in the Pacific Northwest and our reach extends across the country through a network of regional distribution partners and warehouses on both coasts. As a mainstay in the industry, we have developed strong long-term relationships with leading domestic and international suppliers large and small. We work closely and in partnership with our vendors to bring unique and exciting new products to market that meet demand and embrace food trends.