PRO*ACT & Distributor News

Jun 15, 2016
Cultivating Change Farmer Profile | Poché Family Farm

Poché Family Farm is a 3 acre local farm located in Independence, Louisiana. They grow a majority of the Southeast vegetables. Grant funds were used to offset the cost of installing two high tunnels. These high tunnels benefit the farm by lengthening the growing season, increasing yield, and improving quality; and benefit the environment by…
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Jun 15, 2016
United Fresh Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards

THE 2016 PRODUCE EXCELLENCE IN FOODSERVICE AWARDS PROGRAM   HONORING THE USE OF FRESH PRODUCE IN THE CULINARY ARTS The United Fresh Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Program, now in its ninth year, pays special tribute to chefs and foodservice operations for excellence in the use of fresh produce in the culinary arts. PRO*ACT has…
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Jun 15, 2016
David Peterson is Named SVP of Sales for PRO*ACT

                PRO*ACT has announced that David Peterson will fill the newly created role of Senior Vice President of Sales. He will be responsible for developing sales strategy and driving sales through the creation and management of client relationships. He will work with key members of PRO*ACT’s senior management…
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Jun 15, 2016
Freedom Fresh | Monkey Jungle Food Hub

                    In a mutually beneficial partnership with Monkey Jungle, a third generation family owned South Florida wildlife park and primate conservancy, Freedom Fresh is diverting fruits and vegetables that are at or near their ‘use by date’ to become feed for Monkey Jungle’s many monkey residents.…
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Jun 15, 2016
PRO*ACT Sponsors Tour De Fresh

                PRO*ACT’s very own Kurt Brown is participating in this year’s Tour de Fresh (http://www.tourdefresh.com/), presented by The California Giant Foundation. It is the first-of-its-kind, collaborative event that unites the most significant brands and influencers in the fresh produce industry, including PRO*ACT, for a cycling event that raises funds…
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Jan 28, 2016
PRO*ACT ANNOUNCES GREENER FIELDS TOGETHER GRANT PROGRAM WINNERS

Greener Fields Together, the sustainability and local produce initiative created by PRO*ACT, the produce supply-chain management company, has announced winners of the first Cultivating Change grant program. Cultivating Change is committed to supporting local farms financially to improve their ability to produce, market and distribute fresh produce.
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Aug 25, 2015
PRO*ACT Names Danny Krow New Director of Client Services

PRO*ACT, America’s leading distributor of fresh produce, has announced that Danny Krow is the newest addition to the Client Services team. His title is Director of Client Services and is responsible for strengthening and raising the awareness of benefits PRO*ACT brings to produce supply chain management for existing and prospective clients. Krow has extensive experience…
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Aug 5, 2015
Greener Fields Together Announces Cultivating Change Grant Program for Local Farms

Greener Fields TogetherTM, the sustainability and local produce initiative created by PRO*ACT, the produce supply-chain management company, is proud to announce Cultivating Change, a grant program for local farms. Through Cultivating Change, local growers are eligible to apply for grants ranging from $3,000 to $10,000. The grants will be funded on an annual basis to…
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May 20, 2015
Winners of 8th Annual Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Spotlight Fresh Produce

Seven of the country’s most exciting chefs and foodservice professionals representing an array of culinary styles and backgrounds will be honored this June as part of the United Fresh Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Program. Sponsored by PRO*ACT LLC, and now in its eighth year, the program honors chefs and their companies for their innovative…
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Jan 28, 2015
Chefs to Earn Top Honors for Produce Excellence at United Fresh 2015

Seven Chefs To Be Awarded For Innovative Fresh Produce Use WASHINGTON, D.C. – United Fresh has opened the nomination period for the 2015 Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Program which honors the foodservice industry’s most innovative produce performers. The program, sponsored by PRO*ACT, LLC since its launch in 2008, has honored 37 different chefs and…
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