The deal must be approved by other MLB owners. The owners’ next quarterly meeting wasn’t scheduled until January, but a special vote could happen before that.
According to The Enquirer, Castellini Co. ranks as the fourth-largest privately held company in the Cincinnati metro area with 2004 revenues of $752 million. Castellini’s operations include Club Chef, Covington, Ky.; Crosset Co., Independence, Ky.; Grant County Foods, Dry Ridge, Ky.; C.L. Frank Distributors Wholesale Fruit and Vegetables, Henderson, Ky.; and RWI Transportation LLC, Wilder, Ky.