Del Papa Distributing Company will move its distribution operations from Galveston to a warehouse it will build on a 26-acre site in Texas City. Construction on the site, at the intersection of the Gulf Freeway and Century Boulevard, is predicted to begin in the spring and be completed midyear 2012. All 150 warehouse employees in Galveston will move to the new site. The new distribution center will be constructed at an estimated cost of $18 million and will serve as Del Papa’s Coastal Distribution Center.
In 2010 Del Papa Distributing Company celebrated 100 years of business. Del Papa was founded in 1910 in Galveston by Italian immigrant Omero Del Papa. Del Papa Distributing Company looks forward to the next 100 years of business, representing quality people and building brands and friendships … one case at a time.