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Total Produce: Local At Heart, Global By Nature


otal Produce can trace its roots back to the establishment of a modest fresh produce wholesale business by Charles McCann in Ireland in the 1880s. From humble beginnings, the business expanded steadily, merging, acquiring and partnering similar businesses, growing to become first Ireland and then Europe’s leading fresh produce provider. In 2013, the group took its first steps into the North American marketplace, establishing a partnership with The Oppenheimer Group (Oppy) in Canada, before extending its footprint still further with investments in Eco Farms in

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California in 2014 and earlier this year, in Gambles Produce in Toronto. Today, Total Produce stands at the forefront of the global fresh produce industry. Operating out of 22 countries, the company recorded sales in excess of $3.4 billion U.S. dollars in 2014, distributing more than 300 million cartons of fresh produce across Europe, India and North America.

Navigating the international fresh produce market Total Produce’s position in the global industry represents an interesting vantage point from which

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The "Issues" issue about facing a global supply chain

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The "Issues" issue about facing a global supply chain