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Total Produce Acquires 50% of The Fresh Connection

Total Produce Acquires 50% of The Fresh Connection
November 06
09:29 2017

Total Produce, the leading fresh produce company, has acquired a 50% equity stake in California-based fresh produce company, The Fresh Connection. Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Lafayette, California, the company is one of North America’s premier produce export companies with 2016 sales of about US$ 165 million.

The Fresh Connection is engaged in the year-round distribution and export of a wide range of fresh fruits and vegetables to customers in more than 35 countries. The company serves its customers from operations in four key production regions.

The company partners with a network of trusted growers throughout the US, Mexico, South America, South Africa, and Australia to enable it to provide many varieties of fresh produce, principally citrus, apples, pears, grapes, berries, cherries, and stone fruit, to its customers.

Carl McCann, chairman of Total Produce, says: “This transaction further broadens our US presence and provides us with strategic access to other key markets.”

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