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FreshPoint Oklahoma Tour: Eye on Strengthening Regional Economy

August 19, 2019 FreshPoint Oklahoma recently hosted six members of the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food & Agriculture Products Center (FAPC) staff for a tour of FreshPoint’s produce distribution warehouse. The discussion included details on the history of FreshPoint Oklahoma’s local produce program, food safety information, details around third-party audits and success stories,...

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U.S. Congressman Ross Spano Tours FreshPoint West Coast Florida

FreshPoint West Coast Florida recently hosted a tour for United States Congressman Ross Spano, who represents the facility’s district, to raise his awareness about the broad scope of our business operations and introduce him to an array of our leaders. Representative Spano is currently in his first term in the U.S. House of Representatives and...

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FreshPoint Oklahoma’s K.C. Ely Appointed to USDA Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee

November 13, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY – The Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (FVIAC) recently announced the appointment of 25 members to their organization – with one of them being FreshPoint Oklahmona‘s very own K.C. Ely, Food Safety Manager. The newly-appointed members, which can be viewed here, will serve terms of up to two years, beginning immediately and ending in 2020. Originally...

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FreshPoint Dallas to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony

FreshPoint Dallas to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony for Expansion

DALLAS, Aug. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sysco Corporation (SYY) today announced it will host a groundbreaking ceremony for government officials, associates and other members of the community at its FreshPoint Dallas facility on August 6, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. CT. FreshPoint, Sysco’s specialty produce company, is North America’s leading produce distributor.   FreshPoint Dallas...

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FreshPoint Central Florida Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony

ORLANDO,  Fla. – Last week, FreshPoint Central Florida hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of its facility. Local official Commissioner Victoria Siplin attended the event and provided opening remarks. The project will double the size of the facility, adding 75,000 square feet to the existing 76,000-square-foot building. The expanded facility will have a 18,000-square-foot FreshCuts processing and...

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Maria: Recognized for her distinguished community support

I’m privileged and delighted to share with everyone that recently our Operations Manager for FreshPoint Puerto Rico—Maria Innes—was recognized as an “Outstanding Woman of the Year”. Maria received an award for Distinguished Community Support from Eric Correa, Puerto Rico Senate Elect and President of the Banking, Commerce, and Credit Commission alongside the Woman’s Business, Leaders,...

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Honor Flight South Florida: Kelly shares her story

I had the honor to spend the day with Korean War Veteran, and new friend Garrison Arthur Phillips, along with 68 other World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam Veterans on the Honor Flight South Florida on April 14. I wanted to be a Guardian on The Honor Flight as a way to honor my...

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FreshPoint Atlanta Open House

FreshPoint Atlanta To Host Open House at New Facility

ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2018 Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) announced it will host an open house for state and local officials, associates and other members of the community at its new FreshPoint Atlanta facility on March 6, at 10:00 a.m. ET. FreshPoint, Sysco’s specialty produce company, is North America’s leading produce distributor. The 100,000-square-foot state-of-the-art warehouse, located...

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FreshPoint Oklahoma Opens Its Doors to Oklahoma State Department of Agriculture

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The FreshPoint Oklahoma team recently hosted Jim Reese, the Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture, and several Oklahoma State Department of Agriculture Department members to establish an open dialogue and explore the possibility of establishing a working relationship with the producers of local products. Representation from other departments included: Communications, Market Development, Agritourism, Farmers...

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Texas State Senator‘s District Director Discusses Economic Issues During FreshPoint Dallas Tour

DALLAS – This week, David Hartman, President, FreshPoint Dallas, and his leadership team met with Clarin Gniffke, Texas State Senator Don Huffines’ District Director for a tour and roundtable discussion. During the tour, David took Clarin to see FreshPoint’s planned expansion project and its impact on the local economy, employment and the ability to service...

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FreshPoint West Coast Florida Leaders Discuss Expansion Plans with Florida State Senate Agriculture Committee Member

TAMPA, Fla. – Last week, Pete Cappiali, President, FreshPoint West Coast Florida, and his leadership team met with Florida State Senator Darryl Rouson for a tour and roundtable discussion. During the tour, Pete showcased the current expansion project and its impact on the local economy, employment and the ability to service our customers more effectively. They...

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FreshPoint Raleigh Commits to Reducing Food Waste within the Community

MORRISVILLE, N.C. – FreshPoint Raleigh recently partnered with Wake Tech Community College and the South Wilmington Men’s Shelter to start a culinary skills course within the community. This three-week program paired 10 men at the shelter with a professional chef to learn about knife skills, food prep, basic cooking techniques and recipe development. As part of...

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Freshman Republican Lawmaker Tours FreshPoint Central California

TURLOCK, Calif. – California Assemblymember Heath Flora, who is serving his first term in the State Assembly, recently visited FreshPoint Central California. Sean Gaffaney, Vice President of Operations, provided a tour of the facility, which is located in his district, and shared information on FreshPoint’s business operation and local community impact. Before running for state office,...

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FreshPoint Central California Hosts Congressional Roundtable

TURLOCK, Calif. —  FreshPoint Central California recently hosted a food service industry roundtable with U.S. Congressman Jeff Denham (R-CA), who serves on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Representatives from FreshPoint, Sysco, Dot Foods, Vistar, Foster Farms, and McLane participated in the event, which covered a wide range of topics including infrastructure investment, shortage of qualified...

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Texas State Representative Matt Rinaldi Tours FreshPoint Dallas

DALLAS – Last Saturday, FreshPoint Dallas hosted a tour for Texas State Rep. Matt Rinaldi (R-115th District) in an effort to raise his awareness about the broad scope of our business operations and introduce him to an array of our leaders. Representative Rinaldi is currently in his second term in the Texas House of Representatives and serves on...

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UBU Goes to Washington!

HOUSTON, June 8, 2016 — At a recent House Agriculture Committee hearing on food waste, John Oxford, president and CEO, L&M Companies and chairman-elect of the Produce Marketing Association, spotlighted FreshPoint’s successful “Unusual But Usable” (UBU) Fruits & Veggies Program, aimed at reducing food waste percentages in the U.S. Click here to see the U.S....

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