Taylor Fresh Foods Inc. in Salinas, CA, has completed the purchase of River
Ranch Fresh Foods, LLC, also based in Salinas.
River Ranch processes and distributes salads, salad kits and cut vegetables
under private brand and "River Ranch" brands, and spinach under the
“Popeye” brand. It also distributes cut vegetable snacks and commodity
vegetable products to customers throughout North America. River Ranch
operates salad and vegetable processing and cooling operations in Salinas
and El Centro, CA.
River Ranch will continue normal operations under the River Ranch name as a
wholly owned subsidiary of Taylor Fresh Foods, joining Taylor Fresh's nine
Taylor Farms operating companies.
“We look forward to having River Ranch join the Taylor family,” Bruce Taylor,
chairman and chief executive officer of Taylor Fresh Foods, said in an Aug. 17
press release. “We plan on making significant investments to add value for
their excellent customers and to expand their unique product sets. We will
also expand River Ranch’s range of commodity products to allow Taylor
Farms foodservice and retail customers the opportunity to streamline their