Clemson Center for Career and Professional Development


Alex Lee

Founders Alex and Lee George started Merchants Produce Company in 1931 from humble beginnings. The business now includes Merchants Distributors, Lowes Foods, Souto Foods, and W. Lee Flowers. The growth of the company has always been built on the foundational values established by the George brothers. The long history and proud heritage of Alex Lee does not tie the company to the past. Instead, the entrepreneurial spirit that made the company successful in the beginning is alive and well today. We know that we must constantly improve the way we do business to stay relevant to our customers. This means that we seek new opportunities and foster innovation; we work to grow our business so that we can offer our employees opportunity for growth; and we strive to continually improve and reach for excellence. We want employees who are passionate to contribute, innovate, and grow. And as you drive value and grow your skills, we offer you a wide variety of reasons to stay here. We are always looking for the great people who want to join a driven and evolving family company. Where we work hard, learn fast, and treat each other with respect. Join us.

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