Founded in 1977, Pearson Foods Corporation is one of the largest fresh-cut food processing companies in the Midwest. It specializes in value-added fruits and vegetables for retail and food service distribution. The company employs approximately 200 people and operates a state-of-the-art 80,000-square foot facility with an in-house quality assurance laboratory. It offers over 200 fresh-cut fruits, vegetables and wholesale products to leading retail and food service customers across the Midwest under a variety of well-known names, such as Cooking Classics, Fresh Fiesta, Fresh Snax, Onion Ease and more. Pearson Foods Corporation also packages and distributes nationally branded products, including Brassica Protection Products, Green Giant Fresh, Lifeforce, Shoreline Fruit and Sun Yun Foods.