PRO*ACT & Distributor News

Apr 23, 2009
Adams Produce Awarded Vendor of the Year from American Culinary Federation’s Memphis Chapter

Adams Produce, a leading fresh produce distribution specialist servicing the Southeastern United States, received the Vendor of the Year Award from the American Culinary Federation – Memphis Chapter at their Annual Chef’s dinner held April 22, 2009. “The American Culinary Federation is a torchbearer in the foodservice industry, and includes the best of the best in…
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Mar 23, 2009
United Fresh Announces Winners of 2009 Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards

The United Fresh Research & Education Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards. This year’s honorees represent a wide range of culinary styles and backgrounds. The awards, sponsored by Pro*Act LLC, honor chefs and their companies for the innovative and influential use of fresh produce in the…
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Mar 2, 2009
Adams Produce Announces Acquisition of St. Clair Produce

Adams Produce, a leading fresh produce distribution specialist servicing the Southeastern United States, announced today the acquisition of St. Clair’s Produce in Panama City, Florida. “With the ongoing market conditions of the national economy, fuel unpredictability, government regulation, etc. and the need for greater investment in facilities and equipment, I feel that partnering with Adams…
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Feb 4, 2009
PRO*ACT Announces New Distributor Family Tree Produce

PRO*ACT, America’s leading fresh produce supplier to the foodservice industry announced today that Family Tree Produce, Anaheim, CA, has joined the company’s distribution network. Family Tree Produce has been owned and operated since 1975 by its founder, Fidel Guzman, a former chef and restaurant owner. They are one of the largest fresh produce distributors in…
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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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