(June 15) Bix Produce Co., St. Paul, Minn., has joined the Monterey, Calif.-based Pro*Act foodservice distribution network, according to a news release.

Founded in 1930, Bix Produce provides whole and pre-cut fruits and vegetables, dairy and related food items to restaurants, hotels, educational institutions and country clubs in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, greater Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

“As one of the premier foodservice distributors in the Midwest, (Bix Produce is) a pivotal addition to Pro*Act,” Lloyd Ligier, vice president of business development for Pro*Act, said in the release.