MONTEREY, CA – PRO*ACT, America's leading fresh produce supplier to the foodservice industry, has announced the addition of seven new distributors. These companies bring the group’s distributor network total to 49 companies that collectively operate 70 distribution centers nationwide.
Max Yeater, PRO*ACT president, says: “The addition of these seven strong, family-owned businesses will greatly enhance our coverage in the Southeast. Individually, each company is a well known and respected leader in their local market. As a group, they have already proven to be a tremendous asset to our network and have increased our ability to serve our industry supply chain partners. We are especially proud of the capabilities of our new distributors to deliver top-quality products and unparalleled service to our valued customers throughout the Southeast."
The new distributors are:
Chapman Produce, Tallahassee, FL
Keith Chapman, owner and Dan Bruijn, partner
City Produce, Fort Walton, FL
Tommy Sundy, owner
Gulf Coast Produce, Biloxi, MS
Mike and Christi Alise, owners
Limehouse Produce Company, North Charleston, SC
Jack and Andrea Limehouse, owners
McCartney Produce, Paris, TN
Raymon Randolph, general manager
Metropolitan Foods, Little Rock, AK
Kevin and Gina Womack, owners
Sunrise Fresh Produce, Jacksonville, FL. and Jackson, MS.
Andrew Mercier, president
"We look forward to our partnership with these outstanding companies and to help them thrive with our industry-leading resources – from purchasing and food safety, to sustainability and supply chain management – that are PRO*ACT trademarks," Yeater adds.
About PRO*ACT: PRO*ACT is America’s leading distributor of fresh produce to the foodservice industry sourcing from premier national and regional farmers. PRO*ACT streamlines the produce supply chain, offering significant cost benefits and an easy, one-call solution to source the freshest produce from 70 third-party inspected, independently owned, local distribution centers across the United States and Canada. PRO*ACT provides category cost management through commodity contract pricing, in-house consultation services and integrated produce program distribution management.