Taylor Fresh Foods acquires fresh-cut vegetable supplier

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Taylor Fresh Foods acquires fresh-cut vegetable supplier

Taylor Fresh Foods has announced the purchase of substantially all assets of fresh-cut vegetable company Club Chef in Covington, Kentucky.

The Covington facility will continue full operations under the leadership of the Taylor Farms Tennessee operating company.

“Club Chef has a long history of leadership in the foodservice fresh-cut vegetable industry,” said Bruce Taylor, chairman and CEO, Taylor Farms.

“We are honored to complete this transaction and establish a distribution partnership with the Castellini Company.”

Taylor Farms says it welcomes Club Chef Kentucky employees to its team and looks forward to earning the trust of the acquired company's customers.

“This transaction provides a wonderful opportunity for our employees and customers who are joining Taylor Fresh Foods and allows us to be singularly focused on growing in areas of the produce supply chain where Castellini has, for over 120 years, provided great value to its customers,” said Brian Kocher, CEO of the Castellini Group of Companies.

“Castellini Group of Companies looks forward to the expanded relationship with Taylor Farms and overwhelming
our current and prospective customers with the value that we can provide.”

Taylor Farms is a leading North American producer of salads and healthy fresh foods. It is based in Salinas, California.

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