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FreshPoint Central Florida Hosts Grand Opening Ceremony

JANUARY 22, 2020

This morning, FreshPoint Central Florida hosted a grand opening ceremony and open house for government officials, customers, associates and other members of the community to celebrate the completion of the expanded, state-of-the-art 150,000 square foot facility.

Events included a ribbon cutting, facility tour, food demonstrations, tastings and more.

As a result of the expansion – which has doubled the facility in size – new features include:

  • A new culinary center for showcasing new products and customer menu development;
  • Additional equipment and space for the company’s FreshCuts processing operation, increasing the facility’s capabilities to provide custom cut fruit and vegetable products to customers;
  • Sustainability features such as LED lighting, energy-efficient coolers and a system which collects produce waste for use in composting and energy production.

“For more than 70 years, FreshPoint Central Florida has been a proud member of the Orlando community. We are very excited about the enhanced capabilities at this facility to enrich our customers’ overall experience of doing business with FreshPoint and support their success,” said Robert Gordon, President and Chief Executive Officer, FreshPoint. “Additionally, this expansion demonstrates FreshPoint’s commitment to its long-standing relationships with our local partners, including local farmers, suppliers and other business partners.”

Thanks to everyone who made this a great event!

Click HERE to read more from the Orlando Sentinel

 

FreshPoint Central Florida Hosts Their Grand Opening
A beautiful snapshot of the newly renovated warehouse as FreshPoint Central Florida hosts grand opening.

 

FreshPoint Central Florida Hosts Grand Opening
l-r: Will Fulgham, President of Sysco West Coast Florida; Jim Schluraff, son of Red’s Market founder (which later became FreshPoint Central FL); Orange County (District 3) Commissioner Mayra Uribe; Preston Fletcher, President of FreshPoint Central Florida; Robert Gordon, President and CEO of FreshPoint, inc.; and Matt Zabik, Project Executive of the Williams Co.

 

FreshPoint Central Florida Hosts Grand Opening
Farmers, growers, vendors, supplies, and employees all helped as FreshPoint Central Florida hosts grand opening.

 

FreshPoint Central Florida Hosts Grand Opening

 

FreshPoint Central Florida Hosts Grand Opening
Thank you everyone!

 


 

Info courtesy of Sysco Corporation.

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