Lanier Produce Lanier Produce opened for business in 1987 as a wholesale distributor and retail store. Since then, it has grown to be one of North Georgia's largest produce suppliers, serving Gainesville and the surrounding areas. The Tater Patch in Winder, Georgia was acquired as a second retail location in 1998. Lanier Produce's stores stock a large variety of fruits and vegetables, spring bedding plants, and fruit baskets. Lanier Produce is owned and operated by Mitchell Reddick. Mr. Reddick has worked in the produce business for more than twenty years ; he is dedicated to selling quality merchandise and offering superior service to his customers.