Greener Fields Together releases national, local participants - The Packer

Greener Fields Together releases national, local participants

10/19/2012 10:58:00 AM
Kayla Banzet

Greener Fields Together, the foodservice industry’s first comprehensive, national farm-to-fork sustainability program, has increased membership with national and local companies.

The initiative, launched by Pro*Act on Oct. 2, holds growers and distributors to specific standards, include measuring energy use and water management.

Independent, third-party audits will be used to verify members’ sustainability programs, according to a news release.

National grower participants are:

  • Taylor Farms, Salinas, Calif.;
  • Grimmway Farms, Bakersfield, Calif.;
  • Sunkist Growers, Sherman Oaks, Calif.;
  • NewStar, Salinas,;
  • Mann Packing, Salinas; and
  • Mission Produce, Oxnard, Calif.

Local distributors are:

  • Antonucci’s Wholesale Produce & Seafood, Gloversville, N.Y.;
  • Armstrong Produce, Honolulu;
  • Bamford Produce, Mississauga, Ontario;
  • Bix Produce, St. Paul, Minn.;
  • Capitol City Produce, Baton Rouge, La.;
  • Carlo Masi and Sons, Utica, N.Y.;
  • Chapman Produce, Tallahassee, Fla.;
  • Charlie’s Produce, Seattle;
  • City Produce, Fort Walton Beach, Fla.;
  • Costa Fruit & Produce, Boston;
  • Family Tree, Anaheim, Calif.;
  • Foster-Caviness, Greensboro, N.C.
  • Freedom Fresh, Miami;
  • General Produce, Sacramento, Calif.;
  • Get Fresh Sales, Las Vegas;
  • Go Fresh, Tulsa, Okla.;
  • Grasmick, Boise, Idaho;
  • Gulf Coast, Biloxi, Miss.;
  • Hardie’s Fruit & Vegetable Co., Dallas/Austin, Texas/Houston
  • Hearn Kirkwood, Hanover, Md.;
  • Hector Larivée, Inc., Montréal, Québec;
  • J. Kings Food Service Professionals, Holtsville, N.Y.;
  • Limehouse Produce, North Charleston, S.C.;
  • Loffredo Fresh Produce, Des Moines, Iowa;
  • McCartney Produce, Paris, Tenn.;
  • Metropolitan Foods, Little Rock, Ark.;
  • Muir Copper Canyon Farms, Salt Lake City;
  • Ole Tyme Produce, St. Louis;
  • Pacific Coast Fruit, Portland, Ore.;
  • Paragon Foods, Pittsburgh;
  • Piazza Produce, Indianapolis;
  • Pocono Produce, Stroudsburg, Pa.;
  • Potato Specialty, Lubbock, Texas;
  • ProduceOne, Dayton, Ohio;
  • Produce Source Partners, Ashland, Va.;
  • Royal Food Service, Atlanta;
  • Seashore Fruit & Produce, Atlantic City, N.J.;
  • Segovia’s Distributing Inc., El Paso, Texas;
  • Simon & Leeman, Detroit;
  • Stern Produce, Phoenix;
  • Sunrise Fresh Produce, Jacksonville, Fla.;
  • T&T Produce, Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga.;
  • Tarantino Foods, Buffalo, N.Y.;
  • Testa Produce, Chicago;
  • Van Eerden Company, Grand Rapids, Mich.;
  • Vinyard Fruit & Vegetable, Oklahoma City;
  • Weyand Food Distributors, Tampa, Fla.; and
  • Yancey’s Foodservice, Loveland, Colo.

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