History

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1898 - Abrahim Sahadi opened A. Sahadi & Co. on Washington Street in NYC.history.2

1920’s – Wade Sahadi came to America from Lebanon and went to work with his Uncle Abrahim.

1930’s - Wade and Abrahim cultivated A. Sahadi to serve the growing Syrian and Lebanese communities.

1940’s – Wade Sahadi opened Sahadi Importing Co. on Washington Street.  The Brooklyn Battery Tunnel construction drove Sahadi to purchase a building on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn where they eventually relocated.

1950’s – Sahadi Importing Co. continued to flourish in their new Brooklyn location.

1960’s – Wade’s two older sons Charlie and Richard joined the blossoming business.

1970’s – Wade’s son Bob and Charlie’s wife Audrey joined the business. Sahadi Importing Co. purchased new buildings on Bergen Street to expand their wholesale business.

1980’s – A larger warehouse was purchased in Sunset Park, Brooklyn to accommodate their growing wholesale business.

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1990’s – The Sahadi family bought Regina Nut Products. The third generation joined the business as Christine, Pat and Ron came on board.

2000’s – The Sahadi family formed Sahadi Fine Foods and built a modern manufacturing and distribution facility in Brooklyn.

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2010’s – Sahadi Importing Company expanded the original retail store on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn.