Fresh Direct Produce earns Canada’s Best Managed Companies Platinum Status
Vancouver, BC – March 7, 2019 – Fresh Direct Produce Ltd. (“Fresh Direct”) is honoured to be one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for eight consecutive years. This prestigious national award is sponsored by CIBC, Deloitte Private, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, and TMX Group.
“Our team is honored to receive its eighth consecutive Best Managed Companies Award. We celebrated our 15th year anniversary this past year with exceptional growth and business development. We continue to expand our geographic coverage and product offerings to service our loyal customers who are the cornerstone of our success. With our new business partner Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc. (“HKW”), a private equity firm founded in 1903 with offices in Indianapolis and New York, we are excited to explore further expansion opportunities across North America.” says President and Co- Founder Davis Yung.
Fresh Direct is one of Western Canada’s premiere fresh produce importers, wholesalers, and marketers with three distribution centers in Vancouver and Calgary. Sourcing and importing over 1,000 conventional and organic fruit and vegetable items from 36 countries, Fresh Direct distributes quality produce to grocery retailers and food service distributors across Canada. Fresh Direct’s commitment to growth and development allows them to attract and align with the best growers, customers, and talents in the industry.
For more information about Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program please visit: www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca