GrubMarket Acquires Pacific Farm Management to Become a Leading Provider of Farm Management Services
SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – GrubMarket today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Pacific Farm Management (“PFM”), a full-service farm management company – one of the largest providers of agricultural employment insurance services ( pay) and compensation California with an additional footprint in Oregon and Arizona.
PFM is based on Madeira, California and was brought together by many former entrepreneurs who recognized a lack of sophistication in the agricultural employment industry. The PFM team is made up of experienced field staff, finance managers, security compliance officers and a human resources team. With over 2,500 employees year round and 3,500 maximum, PFM covers a range of crops and provides a full-service agricultural workforce, temporary / seasonal staff as well as payroll and outsourced personnel services. to farms through California, Oregon and Arizona. In addition, PFM provides pesticide application and field development services, planting over 10,000 acres of nut crops and vines each year and even runs entire farms for its clients. The breadth and depth of its capabilities allow PFM to offer services unmatched by any competitor. After the acquisition, the business will continue to be managed by its current management team.
âWe are delighted to join the GrubMarket team and welcome the opportunities offered by GrubMarket’s robust technology platform and network. We are constantly seeking the best customer service and are committed to improving farm management experiences by using software, innovative business models and creative solutions to generate savings for our customers. We are delighted to hear that GrubMarket shares this same mission. We sincerely look forward to joining the GrubMarket team and taking Pacific Farm Management to the next level of success. said Ahmed Alamari, CEO of Pacific Farm Management.
According to Mike xu, CEO of GrubMarket: âThe employment landscape in California The agricultural sector has changed considerably over the past 5 years. Labor is not only a critical component in agriculture, but also often the most expensive. The PFM team has successfully seized the opportunities in this changing landscape by investing considerable time and resources to create unique programs for its clients’ operations and have become a leader in California. Since its inception in 2014, PFM has grown exponentially while maintaining sustainability. This acquisition allows GrubMarket to deepen its knowledge of the software domain in the areas of staffing, payroll and insurance, and to expand the capabilities supported by our software. It will also significantly strengthen GrubMarket’s connection and supply network with West Coast farms. We are delighted to welcome the Pacific Farm Management team to the GrubMarket family. Together, we will build a larger customer base and a stronger network of farmers in the food ecosystem of California and beyond.”
Founded in 2014, GrubMarket is a San FranciscoA food technology company operating in the food e-commerce space both to businesses and consumers, and providing related software-as-a-service solutions to address inefficiencies in the US food supply chain. Currently, GrubMarket operates in California, Washington, Texas, Michigan, new York, New Jersey, Missouri, Massachusetts, Oregon and Arizona, with expansion plans to other regions of the country.
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