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SERVICE… it is a word that means different things to different people. At EW Grobbel, SERVICE means dedication to our customers, our employees, our products, and our respective families through providing great quality food items.

Our Heritage

EW Grobbel is a family food company that was established in 1883 by Emil Wilhelm Grobbel. The foundation of the organization is centered around growing and developing each employee, both personally and professionally while producing premium quality food products. Headquartered in Detroit's historic Eastern Market, EW Grobbel specializes in whole muscle meat proteins and pickle products. The company gained a national following with its "Grobbel's" brand of products. We are best known as "America’s Oldest Corned Beef Specialist". Recent expansions include acquisitions of the Detroit processor, Sy Ginsberg's Meat & Deli (est. 1982) along with produce specialist, Topor's Pickle Company (est. 1960).  These strategic subsidiaries have allowed EW Grobbel to focus more on the traditional deli industry, while at the same time achieving growth and spurring innovation. EW Grobbel premium products are distributed throughout Michigan and via hundreds of distribution centers across the United States.

Our Mission

To become the greatest, safest food processor in the world through stimulating progress while preserving our core values.

Our Purpose

  • To pursue the engagement of each employee, supplier, and stakeholder
  • To evolve our processes, product, and plant
  • To create the safest ready-to-eat environment in the world
  • To teach each employee purpose, leadership and encouragement

Our Core Values

  • Live with intensity, integrity & intentionality
  • Strive for continuous self-improvement
  • Endeavor to always under-promise and over-deliver
  • Work with gratitude for the privilege

Our Commitment to Quality

We start with the highest quality cuts of meat. Next, we use only the freshest ingredients available, giving EW Grobbel products their consistently superior flavor. Finally, we prepare our products by hand-trimming every piece in the old-world tradition. At EW Grobbel, we believe that individual attention to detail will ensure the quality necessary to bring your customers back time and time again.