McCartney Produce joins FreshEdge companies

McCartney Produce joins FreshEdge companies

Produce and specialty food distributor McCartney Produce, Paris, Tenn., has joined FreshEdge.

FreshEdge, a group of produce and specialty food companies, expands its customer base and depth of services in the Midwest and Southeast with the addition of McCartney Produce, according to a news release.

Other FreshEdge companies are Get Fresh, Indianapolis Fruit, Piazza Produce & Specialty Foods, Garden Cut, CIBUS Fresh and Papania’s.

“We believe combining our operations in Tennessee with McCartney’s strong market presence will enhance FreshEdge’s ability to serve foodservice and retail customers in the South and Southeast,” Greg Corsaro, president of FreshEdge, said in the release.

McCartney Produce was founded in 1947. Raymon Randolph continues as its president and operations remain in its current facility, which is two hours from Nashville and Memphis, according to the release.

“By teaming up with FreshEdge, McCartney will expand its selection of specialty items and fresh-cut processed products such as fresh salads, sandwiches, and healthy snack items – while continuing to provide its exceptional customer service,” Randolph said in the release.

FreshEdge is backed by Rotunda Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests equity capital in established lower middle market companies, according to the release.