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Vanguard International and RK Growers (RKG), two worldwide leaders in the fresh produce industry, have partnered strategically to expand their companies around the globe.
Vanguard will use RK Growers as its purchasing agent for all goods made in Europe, and RK Growers will handle marketing, sales, and distribution into Asia on behalf of Vanguard.
RKG, which has its headquarters in Italy, imports, investigates, picks, cultivates, and exclusively promotes novel cultivar kinds on the European market. The world’s top markets and grocery chains receive RKG’s products. Fresh fruits, vegetables, dried fruits, and wine are all part of the RKG product line. View our complete produce selection here.
“RKG and Vanguard hold similar values and share an overarching mission to provide top-quality products to the global market 52 weeks a year and as such this partnership is a strategic alliance to ensure we continue to do just that,” shared Craig Stauffer, CEO – Vanguard International Group. “RKG is a leader in Europe and this agreement helps us strengthen our supply base year-round in this important region.”
Paolo Carissimo, President of RK Growers, said the venture would accelerate its growth in Asia. “Vanguard has a long reputation of being a leader in fostering long standing relationships with industry leaders across the Asian markets, and it is with this experience and knowledge that we are eager to work together to support our mutual growth in this important region,” said Paolo Carissimo, President – RK Growers.
In order to efficiently offer international consumers with the freshest produce supplied dependably when they want it, Vanguard International and RK Growers have joined forces to form this strategic collaboration. Together, they have 50 years of combined experience in the fresh fruit market.
Having opened offices abroad in Chile, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Peru, Spain, Taiwan, South Africa, and the United States, Vanguard International has been marketing and distributing fresh fruits and vegetables throughout Asia and the Middle East for more than 30 years. Vanguard is a vertically integrated grower, packer, and shipper of table grapes.