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Wholesale Produce Supply acquires Twin Cities processor

- General News
Wholesale Produce Supply LLC, a leading fresh produce logistics and inventory management solutions provider and a portfolio company of Cross Rapids Capital LP, is pleased to announce its acquisition of the assets of G.O. Corporation I, a respected processor of fresh cut produce.

Raydia Food Group acquires Indiana distributor

- General News
Indiana's largest independent foodservice distribution company – Raydia Food Group, formerly Stanz-Troyer Holdings, LLC – announced today that it has acquired Terre Haute, Indiana-based B & B Foods Distributors, Inc.

Unifrutti acquires South American grower-exporter

- General News
Unifrutti, a global leader in premium fresh fruits production and distribution, announced the acquisition of 100% of Sociedad Exportadora Verfrut S.A. (“Verfrut”), a key South American fruit producer and exporter.

A rough climate for corporate mergers

- Analysis
The climate for corporate mergers isn’t looking too good right now, as the supermarket retail chains Kroger and Albertsons have announced that they are delaying their highly publicized and extremely controversial merger,

Calavo Growers evaluating sale of its fresh-cut business

- General News
Calavo Growers, an avocado leader and provider of ready-to-eat fresh food, announced that it is exploring a sale of its Fresh Cut Business (formerly “RFG”) to F&S Fresh Foods

KESI Management joins FreshEdge

- General News
KESI Management, a food and beverage company that specializes in providing comprehensive and tailored full-service solutions to the food and beverage industry, joined FreshEdge, a family of best-in-class fresh food distribution companies.

Kroger, Albertsons, and C&S address merger timeline

- Retail
The Kroger Co., Albertsons Companies Inc., and C&S Wholesale Grocers, LLC today issued the following joint statement.

GrubMarket acquires Bay Area distributor

- General News
GrubMarket announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Oregon and California-based JC Cheyne, a highly regarded fresh produce business that is widely known as the "wholesale house of the finest onions and potatoes in the Bay Area."

Washington attorney general to sue to block Kroger-Albertsons merger

- Analysis
Yet another installment of the drawn-out drama of the Kroger-Albertsons merger comes with news that Bob Ferguson, the Washington State attorney general, is planning to file a lawsuit to block it.