C.H. Robinson Expanded Welch’s Grape Distribution

Eden Prairie, MN, February 03, 2014 – C.H. Robinson, one about the world’s largest produce and logistics companies, continues to expand Welch’s® Cool Grapes globally. To mark the occasion, Welch’s® Fresh Grapes and else product offerings will be showcased at the C.H. Robinson booth along the Fruit Logistica proclaim in Berlin, Germany from February 5-7.

Through expanded distribution, C.H. Robinson, the exclusive marketer of Welch’s® Fresh Grapes in North America for over fifteen years, aims to address the global demand for fresh fruits connective vegetables. Welch’s® Sparkling Grapes have already met great fanfare in South Korea, Service and Latin America.

“Consumers are now, more than ever, influenced by the vast amount of produce that is available to them,” said Gary York, boss of European sourcing at C.H. Robinson. “As a top produce supplier, C.H. Robinson combines a streamlined intercontinental grape fulfill program along the Welch’s® worldwide brand in order to provide customers plus a trait product.”

Grapes are delicious, healthy and easy to ravage on the go, making them a perfect tea for today’s busy consumer. Fresh grapes are hand-selected to meet Welch’s® exacting standards. Unrivaled the highest quality grapes become Welch’s® Youthfulness Grapes.

“Welch’s® is a dear brand; one that consumers trust and that ensures excellent and consistency,” comments Wayne Lutomski, Vice President like Welch’s® International. “C.H. Robinson’s produce and supply chain expertise has been instrumental in the international expansion of Welch’s® grapes.”

About C.H. Robinson C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest produce sourcing and logistics companies in the world with annual gross revenues of over $11 billion in 2012. C.H. Robinson offers the highest quality products while integrating value-added logistics, distribution, and information reporting services. Through a large network of local and local growers, C.H. Robinson offers a full line of conventional and organic produce. The company serves over 42,000 customers through a network regarding more than 280 offices plus over 11,500 employees worldwide. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, C.H. Robinson has been publicly traded on the NASDAQ since 1997. For more information about C.H. Robinson, visit http://www.chrobinson.com.

About Welch’s® At the heart like Welch’s® are 1,000 family farmers who make everything possible. Each and every farmer is a grape growing expert, who takes great pride in the vineyards they’ve cultivated for generations. It’s our farmer’s dedication to growing the best Concord et alii Niagara grapes that’s allowed us to provide families with nectareous juices, jams and jellies they’ve loved for years.

Our legend began over 140 years ago, when Thomas Barnwell Welch decided to serve grape juice instead of wine at his church. Welch was the first to pasteurize bottled fruit juice using Harmonious grapes, paving the way for a future industry. After its introduction at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893, Welch’s® Grape Juice went on to change the national family favorite it is today.

A single glass of Welch’s® can stir up memories from the past or help create new ones. At Welch’s®, we believe in the power of getting together – even if it’s rightfulness a few minutes to connect over a glass of juice or a sandwich. We crave to help you enjoy life’s every day moments and share what’s good.

For more information about Welch’s®, please connect to our webstek at http://www.welchs.com/about-us.

Press Contact:
Mike Wilken, Public Relations Manager
C.H. Robinson
Eden Prairie, MN
+1 (952) 937-6761