Our history as an Italian family working in Colorado provides our strong foundation to serve our partners. Our timeline below emphasizes our beginnings and journey we created in the Rocky Mountain region that elevated to a national level.
Warehousing & Logistics
Warehousing & LogisticsJanuary 1, 2018Mile Hi Warehousing and Logistics is created to provide distribution services, manufacturing space and cold storage to quick service restaurants.
New LEED Gold Bakery
New LEED Gold BakeryJanuary 1, 2014Mile Hi Bakery builds a new LEED Gold certified Bakery with state of the art equipment and added an English muffin line to increase capabilities.
A Foundation is Formed
A Foundation is FormedJanuary 1, 2010The Taddonio Family Foundation is established. A non-profit entity created to further enhance community involvement targeting charitable support to organizations improving the lives of children.
4th Generation Joins
4th Generation JoinsJanuary 1, 1998Kristy and Toni Taddonio join their parents in the business, starting the fourth generation to run the family business.
Company grows with a New Bakery
Company grows with a New BakeryJanuary 1, 1985Tony Taddonio adds Mile Hi Bakery to produce all of the buns used by McDonald’s in the Rocky Mountain Region. Today the Bakery supplies baked goods for Red Robin, Wendy’s and more coast to coast.
The Big Move
The Big MoveJanuary 1, 1982Mile Hi Fruit and Vegetable and Frozen Foods moved from Denargo Market to 50th and Dahlia in Northern Denver where Mile Hi Warehousing & Logistics currently resides.
3rd Generation Joins
3rd Generation JoinsJanuary 1, 1968Tony Taddonio, joins Mile Hi Fruit & Vegetable, and becomes the sole owner of the company. Today, known as Mile Hi Foods, this division exclusively serves 360+ McDonald’s restaurants in the Rocky Mountain Region.
McDonald’s in Denver
McDonald’s in DenverJanuary 1, 1956The first McDonalds opens in Denver and Mile Hi Fruit & Vegetable is awarded the potato contract. As McDonalds grew, so did Mile Hi Fruit & Vegetable.
Denargo MarketJanuary 1, 1946Sons: Anthony, Sam and Roxie Taddonio started Taddonio Brothers’ produce business operating from their father’s Jason Street garage in North Denver. They had one truck and sold potatoes. Soon they moved to the Denargo Market..Read More
Humble BeginningsJanuary 1, 1901Michael Taddonio arrived in the United States from Italy and worked as a peddler in Denver selling fruits and vegetables door-to-door to various neighbors writing the amount owed on their picket fences.