Wholesale Distributor

Thomas & Howard Company Inc.

Thomas & Howard Company Inc. was started in 1897 and is now a leader in its region as one of the major wholesale distributors. The company operates distribution centers in Columbia, Newberry and Spartanburg.

Often confused with a cash-and-carry chain in North Carolina, they are not owned by the same company but once were. Now they have grown to come among the state’s top 20 largest privately owned businesses.

The products the offer are; offers groceries, meat, fish and seafood, produce, beverages, disposables, and chemicals, as well as BBQ and chilies, roller grill items, breakfast items, pre-cooked items, sandwiches, fried sides, salads and slaws, snacks, baked items, and frozen vegetables and entrees. The company also provides beef, poultry, and pork products; flour, breading, and biscuits; and shortening, oils, and filters.


Thomas & Howard Company
209 Flint Lake Road
Columbia, SC 29223
Fax: 803-699-9097