Taylor Fresh Foods Acquires Club Chef Kentucky Assets
- by Jordan Okumura
SALINAS, CA - Taylor Fresh Foods is growing thanks to its recent purchase of substantially all assets of Club Chef in Covington, Kentucky. As part of the acquisition, Taylor Farms is adding a distribution partnership with the Castellini Company to its operations.
“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.”
Brian Kocher, CEO of the Castellini Group of Companies, added: “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.”
According to a press release, as part of the transaction, Taylor Farms is welcoming Club Chef employees to its team and is looking forward to earning the trust of Club Chef’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,” continued Kocher.
The Covington facility will continue full operations under the leadership of the Taylor Farms Tennessee operating company.
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