Leading importer and distributor across all food categories in the Midwest since 1993

Chicago Oriental Wholesale Market (COWM, Inc.) offers a full-line of food and food-industry related products to restaurants, retail grocers and foodservice operators in the United States. Founded in 1993 as a provider for Asian goods, COWM now offers many different foodservice products across all types of cuisines.

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Why work with COWM?


Years In Business


Products Available


Customer Service


Businesses Served

We’re here to help your business

Our company is committed to working closely with our customers as long-term partners. Whether it be fresh produce, meats, seafood or canned/dried food, we can provide your restaurant, retail, or other foodservice operation with exactly what you want, when you need it.

Diverse product catalog

Full service deliveries

Nearly 24/7 customer service

6 days a week delivery

Flexible order cutoff times

Large geographic reach

Serving Chicago and Beyond!

Though our roots are in Chicago, we have expanded well beyond the Chicagoland and Illinois areas. We now also service many areas in the midwest, including the states of Wisconsin, Indiana, Missouri, and soon-to-be more.

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Foodservice Products For All!

Our specialty is in Asian Foods, but that has not stopped us from expanding our product catalog to support many different cuisines and food-industry companies.

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Our Team Is Growing

We are constantly hiring warehouse workers, deliver drivers, office staff, and other team members. Join our team today!

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