10 Apr, 2019, 07:00 ET
SAN FRANCISCO, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The FruitGuys, the nation's leader in providing farm-fresh fruit and thoughtful snacks to the American workplace, announced today that it has acquired FruitRevival, a Denver based company that delivers fresh fruit and healthy snacks to Colorado businesses. The FruitGuys and FruitRevival have a long-standing partnership built on shared values and a shared mission to help make workplaces healthier and more productive, and to support local farms. Today's announcement is the natural evolution of this years' long partnership.
As a pioneer in the wellness in the workplace movement, The FruitGuys created the category of fresh fruit and healthy snacks at work. The acquisition marks yet another strong growth milestone for The FruitGuys, the nation's leader of the farm fresh fruit-to-office market, with tens of thousands of customers nationwide.
"For the last five years we have been honored to work with the FruitRevival team as a partner and mentor, committed to supporting their growth," said Chris Mittelstaedt, founder and chief executive officer, The FruitGuys. "The decision for FruitRevival to become part of The FruitGuys family was a deepening of this partnership and a way for us to celebrate their hard work and local roots."
Colorado boasts a thriving food to table culture, deep ties to the small family run farm community and an entrepreneurial food recovery movement. FruitRevival has been delivering local farm-fresh fruit to offices since 2009 and has donated thousands of pounds of fruit each year to community food recovery programs. Both FruitRevival and The FruitGuys help businesses keep employees happy and healthy and hold firm the social good philosophy of giving back to the community and supporting small local farms.
"Over the years of our partnership, The FruitGuys have been tremendous mentors, helping us improve our operations so we could better serve our customers," said Melissa Edison Barnes, co-owner, FruitRevival. "The acquisition will allow us to expand our distribution of fresh fruit and nutritious snacks to companies outside the Denver metro area looking for healthier solutions across the state of Colorado. Our local team stays intact, we now have a broader platform from which to provide service."
The FruitGuys mission is to bring farm fresh produce and thoughtful snacks to the American workplace in order to promote healthy work environments, while advocating for small farms and supporting hunger abatement. The FruitGuys is also committed to philanthropic causes and have developed several cause-related initiatives designed to support local family-run farms. In 2012, the company launched The FruitGuys Community Fund, a non-profit organization designed to help small independent farms.
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For more information on FruitRevival powered by The FruitGuys, please visit www.fruitrevival.com or contact the company at (303) 399-3039.
About The FruitGuys
The FruitGuys delivers wellness to workplaces across America through boxes of farm-fresh fruit and thoughtful snacks in an effort to replace breakroom junk food and promote healthy snacking. The majority of the fruit is sourced from small, independent, and family-run farms across the country, which supports American farmers and also serves communities in need through weekly donations to homeless shelters, food banks, and other nonprofits. Founded in a one-bedroom San Francisco apartment in 1998 by CEO and founder Chris Mittelstaedt, The FruitGuys is still family owned and operated and maintains its commitment to giving back as well as expanding its network of family farms in each of its regional hubs across the U.S. Today, The FruitGuys is the nation's No. 1 provider or farm-fresh fruit to business. For more information, visit fruitguys.com.
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