SOURCE: Country Fresh, Inc.

March 11, 2008 10:34 ET

Country Fresh, Inc. Opens New Facility in Pennsylvania

Expansion Allows Company to Grow Its Northeast Presence

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - March 11, 2008) - Country Fresh, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of fresh-cut produce and ready-to-eat meal solutions, today announced the opening of its new 55,000 square-foot processing plant in Hatfield, Pennsylvania. The facility will process the company's full line of fresh food products, as well as manage year-round production of fresh-cut apples. The facility currently employs 50 people.

"We are excited to open the Hatfield plant to accommodate our ongoing growth and expand our presence in the northeast region," said Scott Silkwood, Country Fresh, Inc.'s Vice President of Operations. "Regional plants enable us to customize processing to local markets, and allow for shorter lead times with more frequent deliveries, which mean customers get the freshest products."

Country Fresh, Inc. operates six full-line conventional and organic processing facilities in Florida, Iowa, South Carolina, Pennsylvania and Texas. The company's full line of fresh food products including its organic line of whole and processed produce, premium snack packs and Country Fresh Creations™ Blender Salsa Kits, can be found at leading retail locations throughout the United States.

About Country Fresh, Inc.

Country Fresh, Inc. is one of the country's largest producers, distributors, and marketers of fresh-cut produce and ready-to-eat meal solutions. Privately held, Country Fresh, Inc. was founded in 1999 and now has six locations across the U.S. For more information, visit www.countryfreshinc.com.

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