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About L.I.T.

 

 

Based in Kansas City, Missouri since 1985
Lucky International Trading, Inc. (L.I.T.) has played a significant role in the growth of the Asian restaurant food industry in the Midwest.
Guided by the idea to popularize and advance the social perception of Asian cuisine, L.I.T. has strived to bring the best quality ingredients and services at the most competitive prices.


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To provide customers with a convenient buying experience, L.I.T. is a broadline distributor carrying roughly 1,000 different products ranging from canned goods, produce, meats, seafood, napkins, food containers, kitchen and cleaning supplies, and much more.
L.I.T. acknowledges our ability to provide our customers with quality ingredients is due to the close relationships L.I.T. has developed with quality reputable vendors. Our current service area includes Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and northern Arkansas. We recognize this achievement as being possible due to the most important people, you, the Customers.
As such, we continuously improve on providing our customers with the ongoing commitment to service and quality that you have all come to know. As we continue to grow and venture into different markets, we would like to extend our sincere thanks for your support and patronage throughout the years. We hope that under our mutual efforts we can help create an even stronger foundation for all our friends and families in the restaurant and retail industry.

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OUR VISION

Our Vision

 

We are dedicated to providing the foodservice and retail industry with the best and freshest products along with a commitment to personal customer service while maintaining a competitive price.

History

Over 35 Years of Excellence, Expertise
and Quality

 
  • 1985
    The Beginning of Lucky International Trading, Inc (L.I.T.)

    The Beginning of Lucky International Trading, Inc (L.I.T.)

    George King, an immigrant from Taiwan, started his business focused on providing dry foods to local restaurants. With limited resources, L.I.T. was founded in an underground cave in Kansas City, Missouri.

  • 1990
    Continued Business Growth

    Continued Business Growth

    As the industry started growing at a rapid pace, LIT moved to it's first distribution warehouse totaling 35,000 sq. ft. The move helped accommodate the vastly growing variety and volume of products.

  • 1999
    Product Line Expansion

    Product Line Expansion

    Dedicated to providing our customers a better experience, LIT added two major food categories, Produce & Seafood, to the product line.

  • 2007
    Broadline Distributor

    Broadline Distributor

    After over 20 years of experience in foodservice distribution, LIT completed it's product line with the addition of poultry, beef, and pork. With a comprehensive product line, LIT became a broadline foodservice distributor to better meet all of our customers' needs.

  • 2017
    New 65,000 sq ft Distribution Facility

    New 65,000 sq ft Distribution Facility

    LIT expands and moves into a newly renovated modern facility. The new facility tripled LITs refrigerated and dry storage areas. Quality assurance and food safety is our top priority. Our warehouse maintains the highest standards and is constantly monitored by our team to ensure compliance and customer satisfaction.

  • NOW
    A Trusted and Reliable Partner

    A Trusted and Reliable Partner

    LIT serves the major states in the Midwest, including but not limited to Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Arkansas, with over 1000+ products and convenient delivery schedules. We understand running a restaurant is not easy; our goal is to ensure every customer has constant access to our vast selection of high-quality ingredients and excellent service.

  • 1985
    The Beginning of Lucky International Trading, Inc (L.I.T.)

    The Beginning of Lucky International Trading, Inc (L.I.T.)

    George King, an immigrant from Taiwan, started his business focused on providing dry foods to local restaurants. With limited resources, L.I.T. was founded in an underground cave in Kansas City, Missouri.

  • 1990
    Continued Business Growth

    Continued Business Growth

    As the industry started growing at a rapid pace, LIT moved to it's first distribution warehouse totaling 35,000 sq. ft. The move helped accommodate the vastly growing variety and volume of products.

  • 1999
    Product Line Expansion

    Product Line Expansion

    Dedicated to providing our customers a better experience, LIT added two major food categories, Produce & Seafood, to the product line.

  • 2007
    Broadline Distributor

    Broadline Distributor

    After over 20 years of experience in foodservice distribution, LIT completed it's product line with the addition of poultry, beef, and pork. With a comprehensive product line, LIT became a broadline foodservice distributor to better meet all of our customers' needs.

  • 2017
    New 65,000 sq ft Distribution Facility

    New 65,000 sq ft Distribution Facility

    LIT expands and moves into a newly renovated modern facility. The new facility tripled LITs refrigerated and dry storage areas. Quality assurance and food safety is our top priority. Our warehouse maintains the highest standards and is constantly monitored by our team to ensure compliance and customer satisfaction.

  • NOW
    A Trusted and Reliable Partner

    A Trusted and Reliable Partner

    LIT serves the major states in the Midwest, including but not limited to Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Arkansas, with over 1000+ products and convenient delivery schedules. We understand running a restaurant is not easy; our goal is to ensure every customer has constant access to our vast selection of high-quality ingredients and excellent service.

LIT Foods
LIT Foods
  • 1985
    The Beginning of Lucky International Trading, Inc (L.I.T.)

    The Beginning of Lucky International Trading, Inc (L.I.T.)

    George King, an immigrant from Taiwan, started his business focused on providing dry foods to local restaurants. With limited resources, L.I.T. was founded in an underground cave in Kansas City, Missouri.

  • 1990
    Continued Business Growth

    Continued Business Growth

    As the industry started growing at a rapid pace, LIT moved to it's first distribution warehouse totaling 35,000 sq. ft. The move helped accommodate the vastly growing variety and volume of products.

  • 1999
    Product Line Expansion

    Product Line Expansion

    Dedicated to providing our customers a better experience, LIT added two major food categories, Produce & Seafood, to the product line.

  • 2007
    Broadline Distributor

    Broadline Distributor

    After over 20 years of experience in foodservice distribution, LIT completed it's product line with the addition of poultry, beef, and pork. With a comprehensive product line, LIT became a broadline foodservice distributor to better meet all of our customers' needs.

  • 2017
    New 65,000 sq ft Distribution Facility

    New 65,000 sq ft Distribution Facility

    LIT expands and moves into a newly renovated modern facility. The new facility tripled LITs refrigerated and dry storage areas. Quality assurance and food safety is our top priority. Our warehouse maintains the highest standards and is constantly monitored by our team to ensure compliance and customer satisfaction.

  • NOW
    A Trusted and Reliable Partner

    A Trusted and Reliable Partner

    LIT serves the major states in the Midwest, including but not limited to Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Arkansas, with over 1000+ products and convenient delivery schedules. We understand running a restaurant is not easy; our goal is to ensure every customer has constant access to our vast selection of high-quality ingredients and excellent service.

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A Trusted and Reliable Partner

L.I.T. serves the major states in the Midwest, including but not limited to Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Arkansas, with over 1000 products and convenient delivery schedules. We understand running a restaurant is not easy; our goal is to ensure every customer has constant access to our vast selection of high-quality ingredients and excellent service.

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