Production and marketing firm Agroberries has acquired a minority stake in BerryWorld’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific (APAC) businesses.
The transaction will provide BerryWorld, a leading global marketer of berries and fresh-cut fruit, with a solid foundation for growth with a diversified global footprint spanning the entire value chain. Agroberries has a portfolio of proprietary and exclusive berry genetic varieties,
BerryWorld’s largest shareholder Argent, who supported the company’s growth since it was founded, has welcomed Agroberries’ investment and is excited about this next phase of growth.
Jorge Varela, Co-Founder and CEO of Agroberries, said: “I’m excited about the possibilities arising from this investment; it will enhance our global reach and broaden our exposure across berry categories.”
Adam Olins, Founder and CEO of BerryWorld, said: “Our respective organizations share common values, culture, and a commitment to sustainability, and we are confident about the possibilities that Agroberries’ investment opens for our growers and customers, in a constantly evolving market environment.”