Wholesale Produce Supply (WPS Fresh) has acquired the assets of G.O. Corp. (G.O. Fresh).
The acquisition expands the fresh cut capacity and product offerings of WPS Fresh, enhancing the company’s ability to meet growing customer demands.
G.O. Fresh, a processor of fresh cut produce, joins WPS Fresh’s growing footprint, including Wholesale Produce Supply in Minneapolis and Bandwagon in Vernon, California.
Established in 2004, G.O. Fresh serves foodservice distributors in the Upper Midwest. Former owner Marylou Owen will continue with WPS Fresh for a transition period.
“G.O. Fresh’s focus on consistent high-quality service and its outstanding reputation in the fresh cut market have made it a perfect fit for our company,” said CEO Jason Dugan of WPS Fresh.
Owen added, “We look forward to continuing to provide outstanding service, as part of WPS Fresh. We thank our dedicated employees as well as our long-term customers, growers and vendors for their continued support.”
About WPS Fresh
WPS Fresh is a fresh produce logistics and inventory management solutions provider to grocery wholesalers, foodservice distributors and other customers.
Through its grower network, WPS sources about 100 fresh produce commodities, as well as about 300 specialty produce items. The company also performs value-added services, such as ripening, grading, fresh-cut, washing, sorting and packaging and delivers daily, as well as on a just-in-time less-than-truckload basis.
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