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Our History and Mission

E. Boyd & Associates Inc. is a global distribution company specializing in North American sourced food and food ingredients. The company was founded by Elbert M. Boyd Jr. in 1978 after a previous career as a professional pilot. During our 40+ years of operation, we have supplied products ranging from frozen fruits and vegetables through various meats and seafood as well as machinery and equipment.

The value we provide our customers is turnkey supply chain services to support their business endeavors. We go above and beyond to help our customers grow their business, because we only grow when they grow. Customers include, but are not limited to, wholesale import distributors, manufacturers of branded foods, retail food distributors such as supermarket chains and large restaurant chains.

Our customers choose us for our range and depth of relationships with North American suppliers , our expertise in developing custom products, and our skill in navigating the complexities of international logistics. But, most importantly, customers choose us for our commitment to timely, excellent, and accurate service.


With more than 40 years in the business, Elbert M. Boyd Jr. has worked with hundreds of companies, both large and small, traveling around the world to support their food supply needs. No one knows global food distribution better.

Elbert built the business on the principles of reliability, discretion and integrity with an emphasis on quality over quantity.

When he is not leading the E. Boyd team, Elbert can often be found flying airplanes or spending time with his family.


At E. Boyd & Associates, our mission is to anticipate and meet our customers’ food supply chain needs, with the most reliable service in the market. North American food products are in demand in all corners of the globe due to their unrivaled reputation for safety and quality. Bridging the gaps in geography, language, regulation, and specification between our North American suppliers and our customers is the expertise for which we are valued.