PRO*ACT & Distributor News

Jan 9, 2009
PRO*ACT Announces New Distributor General Produce

PRO*ACT, America’s leading fresh produce supplier to the foodservice industry announced today that General Produce Company, Sacramento, CA, has joined the company’s distribution network. General Produce, a third generation family owned produce distribution company, is headquartered in Sacramento, CA. The company was founded in 1933 and is currently led by cousins Thomas Chan and Daniel Chan. Its…
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Dec 5, 2008
PRO*ACT Announces New Client Services Directors

PRO*ACT, a leading fresh produce supplier to the foodservice industry, announced today two new additions to its Client Service Sales Team. Casey Jarrard has accepted the post of Client Services Director and Darren Springer has been named to the newly created position of Director of Client Service Systems. Casey Jarrard is based out of Atlanta…
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Nov 25, 2008
2nd Annual Produce Excellence in Foodservice Award sponsored by Pro*Act

The competition is underway again to honor companies and chefs among the foodservice industry’s top produce performers in the United Fresh Research and Education Foundation’s Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards. Winners will be honored in each of five business categories: Fine Dining Restaurants, Casual and Family Dining Restaurants, Quick Serve Restaurants, Business in Industry/Colleges and…
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Jul 7, 2008
PRO*ACT Announces New VP of Client Services Kane

PRO*ACT, a leading fresh produce supplier to the foodservice industry, announced today Brian Kane assumed the post of Vice President of Client Services on July 1st. Brian will lead the company’s CS team that is dedicated to developing and managing perishable sourcing and distribution programs for multi-unit restaurant operators. Brian Kane has over 15 years…
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Jun 24, 2008
PRO*ACT Announces New Distributor NLaws

– PRO*ACT, America’s leading fresh produce supplier to the foodservice industry announced today that NLaws Produce, Savannah, GA, has joined the company’s distribution network. NLaws Produce, a local family owned company in Savannah, GA, was founded by Steve Kaplan and Jay Epstein, friends and brothers in-law, who have a combined 57 years produce distribution experience.…
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Apr 16, 2008
Costa Fruit & Produce Honored with Boston Green Business Award by Mayor Menino

“Going Green” is more than trendy buzz words at Costa. Mayor Thomas Menino will honor Costa Fruit & Produce with the Boston Green Business Award for their “Greening Our Goods and Services” program on April 17th at the Jurys Boston Hotel. The Boston Green Business Awards recognize businesses that demonstrate extraordinary leadership and performance related…
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Apr 9, 2008
PRO*ACT and United Fresh Announce Produce Excellence Award Winners

United Fresh Las Vegas 2008 will be the place of honor as five outstanding chefs and their companies are recognized at this year’s convention. United Fresh Research & Education Foundation announced today the winners of the 2008 Produce Excellence in Foodservice Award. The award, sponsored by Pro*Act LLC, honors chefs and their companies for the…
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Mar 17, 2008
PRO*ACT Announces New Distributor Freedom Fresh, Inc.

PRO*ACT, America’s leading fresh produce supplier to the foodservice industry announced today that Freedom Fresh, LLC, Miami, FL, has joined the company’s distribution network. Freedom Fresh, LLC was founded by produce veteran Walter Vazquez, Sr. and his sons Walter, Jr. and Jorge. Together the Vazquez family and their team of produce experts have grown the…
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Mar 3, 2008
PRO*ACT Announces New Distributor Produce Distribution Center

PRO*ACT, America’s leading fresh produce supplier to the foodservice industry announced today that Produce Distribution Center, LLC, Jacksonville, FL, has joined the company’s distribution network. Produce Distribution Center, LLC was founded by industry veteran Larry Movsovitz. The company is managed by Larry and his sons Seth and Max, both fourth generations in a legacy began…
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Feb 19, 2008
PRO*ACT Sponsors United Fresh Produce Excellence in Food Service Awards

The competition is underway to honor companies and chefs among the foodservice industry’s top produce performers in the United Fresh Research and Education Foundation’s new Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards, thanks to a major grant from Pro*Act LLC. “There are thousands of chefs who work hard every day to include fresh produce in their offerings…
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