NatureBest Pre-Cut & Produce, LLC

An investment partnership controlled by Vista Private Equity Group (VPEG, LLC) acquired 100% of NatureBest Pre-Cut & Produce, LLC (“NatureBest”) on December 4, 2015.

NatureBest, based in Houston, Texas, is a provider of a full line of pre-cut fresh fruits and vegetables to hospitals, wholesalers, food distributors, sports stadiums, hotels, caterers, restaurants, and other businesses throughout Texas and Louisiana. NatureBest operates out of a 40,000-square foot refrigerated processing facility. Currently, NatureBest offers over 1,500 items. The customized, shorter run product offering provides its customers with many options and next day delivery.

NatureBest ensures the quality of their product through a variety of internal tests and processes, including without limitation, a nationally recognized third-party audit of their quality control and food safety systems necessary to achieve the Global Food Safety Initiative (“GFSI”) Certification. The GFSI is an industry-driven initiative providing thoughtful leadership and guidance on food safety management systems necessary for safety along the supply chain.

In order to meet the qualifications of GFSI certification, a company must pass certain criteria under the following umbrellas:

  • Food Safety Management
  • Good Agricultural Practice
  • Good Manufacturing Practice
  • Product Labeling

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