Get Fresh Companies of Las Vegas, Nevada announced the completion of a significant expansion to their processor division including a new 30,000 square foot USDA Kitchen facility, and a 10,000 square foot expansion of its Get Fresh Cuts operation that combined will provide 120 new jobs.
“This will provide our retail and foodservice customers more opportunities for value add fresh produce,” said company founder Dominic Caldara. “Our mission is ‘to help our customers grow,’ and it’s the driving force behind the building of this USDA Kitchen and our value add expansion.”
Get Fresh now offers a wide variety of deli items, innovative and diverse meal solutions, and an expanded line of value add products to the ever-changing needs of their customers. Get Fresh Companies serves approximately 75% of the foodservice and hospitality clientele in Las Vegas, with over 620 employees and 185,000 square feet of fresh operations in their two Las Vegas facilities. Get Fresh also partners with growers and service retailers through multiple facilities that are SQF II food safe and green business certified – an extension of their commitment to Safety, Quality, Service, and the Environment.
New Senior Vice President of Business Development Andy Hamilton was brought to Get Fresh to lead the rollout of new products and increased capabilities for foodservice and retail customers. With 20 years of experience in fresh produce in a variety of roles for Chiquita, IFCO, and most recently as CEO of Eco Farms, Andy is ready for the challenge.
“This is an exciting opportunity for Get Fresh and our customers who have been asking us to expand our capacity to serve their fresh food needs” shared Hamilton, “The USDA kitchen allows us to develop new lines from Grab and Go, to deli cuts, to fresh salads featuring proteins – we believe the sky’s the limit.”
Added Caldara “Growing our business is the by-product, serving our customers more effectively is the goal. Andy’s experience working with the world’s largest retailers (including Walmart, Food Lion, and Sam’s Club) and growers has made him the perfect addition to the Get Fresh team, especially during this time of expansion and opportunity. We look forward to showcasing our new capabilities for our customers, and Andy is the right person to make those introductions.”
Get Fresh continues to build a customer base around strategic, innovative offerings to foodservice customers from fast casual, to fine dining, and from healthcare to hospitality, as well as retail and wholesale customers throughout Nevada and beyond.
About Get Fresh Companies:
Founded in 1990 by Dominic Caldara, Scott Goldberg and John Wise, Get Fresh is a Las Vegas-based fresh food company that specializes in quality fresh and cut produce, deli products and meal solutions. The company’s philosophy is centered on treating each customer as if they were our only customer. Get Fresh Companies is a proud member of the PRO*ACT network which works to simplify and streamline the fresh produce category. www.getfreshsales.com