Tree Top to acquire Sabroso
October 29, 2008
by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
SELAH, WASH. — Tree Top, Inc. has agreed to acquire Sabroso Co., a processor and seller of single strength and concentrated fruit purees. Sabroso is also a provider of dried fruit flakes and fruit preparations for the ingredient and food service channels.
Tree Top also owns and operates Northwest Naturals, L.L.C., which specializes in juice formulations and juice concentrate sales to the beverage industry.
"This agreement is great news for the customers of all three companies," said Tom Hurson, senior vice-president of ingredient and food service sales. "With the expanded product portfolio, increased research and development capacity, industry-leading fruit processing knowledge and technology and decades of successful grower relationships, the combination of Sabroso, Tree Top and Northwest Naturals creates a world leader in providing processed fruit solutions for food manufacturers in the food, beverage and food service industries."
Sabroso is headquartered in Medford, Ore.