INDIANAPOLIS, IN – FreshEdge, a family of best-in-class fresh food distribution companies backed by Wind Point Partners, acquired Sirna & Sons Produce, a fourth-generation, family-run, wholesale food distributor and its respective value-added operation, Christine’s Cuts, a Kosher and Primus GFS certified in-house produce processing facility. Since 1939, Sirna & Sons Produce has continually provided premium produce and superior customer service to restaurants, hotels, country clubs, schools, and institutions throughout Ohio, Central Pennsylvania, and Northern West Virginia. Sirna & Sons Produce operates out of two state-of-the-art facilities, one in Ravenna, Ohio, and a second in Norwalk, Ohio. Together these facilities boast over 140,000 square feet of warehouse space, as well as solar panels and other sustainable materials.
“We gladly welcome Tom, Vince, Serena and their outstanding team to FreshEdge,” said Steve Grinstead, CEO of FreshEdge. “With a commitment to customer service at its core, Sirna & Sons Produce will be a great addition to our growing family of customer-obsessed companies.”
“Sirna & Sons Produce has built a solid reputation as a successful family-owned and operated business for 84 years,” said Greg Corsaro, President and COO of FreshEdge. “We are proud to welcome them to our FreshEdge family.”
FreshEdge now operates more than 1.1 million square feet of warehouse space across 28 facilities with a fleet of 1,027 trucks.
Terms of the deal, which closed on July 22, 2023, were not disclosed.
“We are excited for this new opportunity,” said Tom Sirna, President of Sirna & Sons Produce. “We remain committed to offering the same level of excellent customer service and quality our customers have come to expect from Sirna & Sons. The Sirna family will remain involved in the day-to-day operations of the company to ensure the legacy built by our father will continue for years to come.”
“We are very pleased to be joining FreshEdge and working alongside its amazing family of companies,” said Vince Sirna, COO of Sirna & Sons. “This is the next step in growing our future and we are extremely excited with the opportunities that will follow.”
“We have watched the business evolve over the years and are so proud of what we have built,” said Serena Sirna Wagner, Vice President of Administration of Sirna & Sons. “From working in the grocery store as children to developing the wholesale side of the business, we’re pleased to now be entering the next level in the produce industry by becoming part of the FreshEdge family.”
Additional information about Sirna & Sons Produce is available at https://www.sirnaandsonsproduce.com.