The move makes Sugar City, Idaho-based Sun-Glo the seventh partner in Fresh Solutions, with Basin Gold Cooperative Inc., Michael Farms Inc., Sterman Masser Inc., Green Thumb Farms Inc., Red Isle Potato Growers Ltd., and NoKota Packers Inc.
“Now, in addition to providing our customers with high-quality Idaho russet potatoes, Sun-Glo can offer a complete potato assortment on a year-round basis,” George Crapo, company president, said in a news release.
Other offerings include strategic category management analytics, innovation and marketing programs.
“With the addition of Sun-Glo, the network partners are able to offer their customers potatoes from the key strategic growing regions across the U.S. and Canada,” Sherrie Terry, president of Fresh Solutions Network, said in the release.
The partners’ growing, packing and sales operations represent more than 65,000 acres in the two countries. Fresh Solutions was formed in 2010.