Fyffes to acquire Ontario-Quebecc mushroom company
By Colleen Cross
Leamington, Ont. – International produce company Fyffes will acquire Highline Produce Limited, a mushroom business with five facilities in Ontario and Quebec.
Highline is the largest operator in the mushroom industry in Canada, marketing approximately 58 million pounds (26.3 million kg) of mushrooms per year, said a news release from the company.
Highline’s management team, led by chief executive officer Glenn Martin, will continue to run the business. All of Highline’s five Canadian locations will remain in operation with business as usual for Highline’s 1150 employees.