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     The Fruit Bowl is a family owned and operated retail store on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands. We specialize in fresh fruit and vegetables from around the world.  In addition, we carry stateside dairy items, fresh herbs, dry groceries, nuts, snacks, drinks, ice cream, frozen foods, freshly made deli sandwiches, wine and liquor, USDA Prime meats, fresh fish and shellfish, gluten-free products, and a large selection of organic produce, dairy, grocery, and meats. A  Salad Bar has been added for your convenience.  Whatever YOU want, we can get it for you.  Our main business is supplying the local retail trade, however we have been provisioning private yachts for many years and pride ourselves on great products, great prices, and great service.
    Fodor's Guide says: "For Fruits & Vegetables, THE FRUIT BOWL is THE Place".  The Virgin Islands Daily News has voted us as "THE BEST" in many different categories for many years. 
    We accept MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and EBT cards. 

 Company History


Marty Goldberg opened The Fruit Bowl in 1975 after spending two years working in a related busines on St Thomas.  Originally from New York, he moved to St Thomas with his wife and two small children in 1973. 


After moving to the Virgin Islands from Kentucky, James Clark worked in a local food store, joined the company in 1982, and is now the general manager of The Fruit Bowl.


Marty's son, David Goldberg "grew up" in the business.  He worked for three years in the food service industry in Florida and Alabama before joining the company He has been with the company since 1999 and shares managerial responsibility with James.


The management and staff strive to import the finest products and deliver them with the best service posible.  The Fruit Bowl is still a favorite of local shoppers who have supported the business for more than 40 years.

 Customer Testimonials


Our best advertising is done by our customers.  Many have been shopping with us since the store opened and their children and grandchildren have become our customers as well.


When visitors to St Thomas ask locals where to get the freshest fruit and vegetables, they are overwhelmingly told The Fruit Bowl.  Countless chefs aboard private yachts that dock in St Thomas have been long term repeat customers, and they, too, recommend us highly.