After many years of growth and expansion, Graves Foods has established itself as a dependable source of foodservice products and services in the Midwest. Our company has built its reputation in Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas, Iowa & Illinois by delivering the best in customer satisfaction. We supply products and services with a personal touch that only a family could provide. Contact us to find out how we can serve you and your customers today.

  • 1947

    Founded

    Founded

    January 1, 1947
    John Graves Quality Meats is founded by John L. Graves. The company quickly established itself as a consistent purveyor of quality meat products in NW Missouri.
  • 1951

    Mr. G’s Meats

    Mr. G’s Meats

    January 1, 1951
    John began fabricating portion control steaks and beef patties under the Mr. G’s Quality Cut Meats label, which we continue to proudly sell.
  • 1968

    Jefferson City

    Jefferson City

    January 1, 1968
    Dick Graves, following in his father’s footsteps, established Foods in Jefferson City, MO. Building on their center-of-the-plate expertise, John and Dick began to offer a full-line of frozen foods to their customers.
  • 1989

    Joining Forces

    Joining Forces

    January 1, 1989
    Joining Forces
    John Graves Quality Meats and Menu Maker Foods joined forces under Dick’s leadership and became members of UniPro Foodservice, a cooperative of independent foodservice distributors.
  • 2014

    Family-Owned

    Family-Owned

    January 1, 2014
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    Dick has directed the company to tremendous growth, both geographically and with product diversity. Dick Graves’ wife, Tracy Graves, and children joined the company, coining Menu Maker Foods as a unique and caring third-generation, family-owned wholesale food distributor.
  • 2017

    Rebrand

    Rebrand

    July 1, 2017
    Rebrand
    Graves Menu Maker Foods rebrands to Graves Foods.