Aug 14, 2015J&J Family of Farms, Thomas Produce Company form strategic alliance
J&J Family of Farms and Thomas Produce Company announced that they have entered into a strategic relationship that will combine their respective farm production to make available high quality produce from approximately 14,000 acres of farmed land in the U.S. and Mexico.
As part of the transaction, Thomas Produce will become a shareholder in J&J Holdings, resulting in a complete alignment and partnership in all aspects of J&J’s business. In addition, Stephen Thomas will join J&J Holdings’ Board of Directors and Thomas along with Tommy LaSalle, General Manager of Thomas Produce, will join J&J’s sales and marketing advisory committee.
“This transaction marks a significant milestone for J&J, not only adding scale to our business, but also providing opportunities for us to better serve our customers and forge our path as a leader in the produce industry,” said Lynn Rundle, chairman of the board and CEO of J&J.