'We're going to go see the grandkids more'
Well-established local business for sale
March 10, 2023
There are, to date, six main reasons why Troy and Mikel Fruit have decided to sell the business they have built together for nearly forty years.
In October, 1984 Fruits first started their business in Ekalaka with the purchase of the T & R Standard Station on Main Street. Troy was 20 years old; Mikel was 21. They purchased the business from Tom Carroll and Randy Smith. The couple ran the business by themselves until 1992 when they hired their first employee, Lance Barrere.
Then, in 1994 Fruit Service & Repair, Inc. expanded with the purchase of the old Ekalaka Farmer's Union station...
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