SOURCE: Argosy Group International


October 09, 2014 11:00 ET

Argosy Group International Selected as a 2014 Florida Companies to Watch Winner

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - October 09, 2014) - Argosy Group International, an Orlando, FL-based foodservice equipment manufacturer specializing in frozen desserts, was recently named as one of fifty 2014 Florida Companies to Watch by GrowFL in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation. The award is given to leading second-stage companies in Florida and out of over 500 nominations statewide, Argosy Group International was selected.

"It means a lot to the Argosy team to be recognized as one of the top companies in Florida," stated Raphael Doromal, chief executive officer of Argosy Group International. "We created this company to make a positive impact in the foodservice industry as well as our community. Being nominated validates the hard work our team has put in over the years. It's just another example of how anything is possible when you focus on finding great people and producing excellent products."

To be eligible, applicants must employ between 6 and 99 full-time equivalent employees and have between $750,000 and $50 million in annual revenue or working capital in place. Awardees are selected for demonstrating the intent and capacity to grow based on employee or sales growth, exceptional entrepreneurial leadership, sustainable competitive advantage, outstanding corporate culture, inspired community giving and other notable strengths.

"Florida Companies to Watch is honored to recognize another outstanding group of stage-two companies," said Dr. Tom O'Neal, executive director of the Florida Economic Gardening Institute and associate vice president for the University of Central Florida's Office of Research and Commercialization. "This is our fourth year of celebrating second-stage business leaders throughout the state of Florida. Being selected for the Florida Companies to Watch awards program provides growing businesses the credibility and recognition that distinguish them among their competitors."

The companies selected for the Florida Companies to Watch award will be celebrated at a special awards dinner on Thursday, October 23 at Hard Rock Live, CityWalk in Orlando, Florida. For more details on Florida Companies to Watch, visit

About Argosy Group International

Argosy Group International (AGI), based in Orlando, FL, is an innovative trailblazer in the foodservice equipment industry. AGI manufactures, distributes and supports commercial equipment across the globe. AGI consists of foodservice professionals that care about creating an unparalleled customer experience through value innovation, consultation, service, and support. Argosy's equipment is used in a wide range of foodservice businesses which include but are not limited to, convenience stores, restaurants, entertainment venues, hotels, corporate offices and schools. For more information about Argosy Group International visit or call 1-888-350-8091.

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