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Schmieding Produce Acquires Moore’s Produce

Company Press Release

Schmieding Produce, LLC (a subsidiary of Woerner Food & Ag Group, LLC) is pleased to announce the acquisition of North Carolina-based watermelon distributor Moore’s Produce. Moore’s Produce has supplied top quality watermelons to chain stores and distributors across the United States and Canada for more than 20 years.

“I am excited to be joining the Schmieding Produce team and look forward to being able to help expand the business of my growers and customers through working with a first-class organization like Schmieding Produce,” said Moore’s Produce owner Tony Moore.

“We are very excited for Moore’s Produce to be a part of the Schmieding Produce team. The Moore family has contributed a great deal to the Watermelon industry over the years, and will be a great asset to the continued growth of our watermelon department.” stated Trent Woerner, President Schmieding Produce.

“Moore’s Produce and Tony Moore have an impeccable reputation in the industry for delivering quality product and conducting business with a high level of integrity. This acquisition continues to help Schmieding execute on our plans to expand our operations across North America,” said Lester Woerner, Chairman of Woerner Holdings.

Schmieding Produce is one of the largest shippers of watermelons in North America with a network of growers spanning most of the major production areas. The Company also is a large supplier of potatoes, carrots, pumpkins, and other fruits and vegetables to chain stores, major processors, and terminal markets across the United States.

Woerner Holdings, L.P. has a broad range of investments in farmland and agriculture. Woerner acquired Schmieding Produce in April, 2015 and sees this acquisition as another key strategic move in furthering its investment in the fresh produce industry.

Lester Woerner added, “We continue to look for good opportunities to expand our ability to serve our customers and growers in the produce industry through the acquisition of quality operations.”