Fresh, healthy + convenient snacking solutions
Country Fresh provides fresh-cut fruit, vegetables, snacking solutions and ready-to-eat meals to retail and foodservice operators throughout the U.S. and Canada. Country Fresh sells its products under retailers’ private-label brand and its own brands including Country Fresh, Snack Fresh, Snack Sensations, and Sun Rich.
Through regimented food safety and quality programs, Country Fresh strives to provide the freshest, highest quality, most convenient food products every day. From its beginnings with one processing facility in Houston, Texas, Country Fresh has grown to a dozen facilities throughout North America that provide daily delivery to all corners of the U.S. and Canada.
The Value Creation Opportunity
Kainos has long been interested in perimeter-of-the-store categories, which are driven by consumer demand for convenient, healthy products.
We had the good fortune to meet the founder of Country Fresh, Bryan Herr, who was seeking a new partner to help him build a leading value-added produce and snacking company that would capitalize on consumer demand for convenient, healthy products. Brian wanted a partner to help him expand the business both organically and through acquisitions with the right capital investment, industry network and expertise in the value-added produce sector. Kainos partnered with Country Fresh in 2017.
Change Capital At Work
Stay tuned. Change Capital is in progress!