Since 1936, Columbus Vegetable Oils has been servicing the food industry with the highest quality vegetable oils and shortenings. From our auspicious beginnings in an Italian grocery store basement on Chicago's west side, to our present 330,000 sq ft facility in Des Plaines, IL, Columbus Vegetable Oils has remained family-owned and operated. We've evolved into an unwavering force in the fats and oils industry, while remaining committed to our founder's insistence of consistent high quality and immediate service. Throughout our expansion, our philosophy has remained the same: To service our customers with great prices, always-there service, and reliable technical support. We know you take special care in preparing your products and count on us to make sure that your ingredients meet the highest quality and standards perfectly suited to your needs. At Columbus Vegetable Oils, no customer or project is too big or small.