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 two refrigerated facilities with a total size of 120,000-square feet. Currently, NatureBest offers over 1,500 items. The customized, both long and short-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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