Worldwide Produce Acquired by Sole Source Capital

Worldwide Produce Acquired by Sole Source Capital



SANTA MONICA, CA - A recent announcement revealed that the industrial-focused private equity firm, Sole Source Capital (SSC), acquired a majority interest in the Southern California-based produce distributor Worldwide Produce (WWP). The company has experienced continuous revenue growth since its founding in 1989, allowing it to maintain a reputation for providing high-quality produce and superior service levels to its customers. Details of this transaction have not been revealed to the general public.

Abbas Ghulam, Co-Founder, Worldwide Produce“We are thrilled to be partnering with Sole Source as we further solidify our market leadership in the Southern California market and expand into additional geographies,” said Abbas Ghulam, Co-Founder of WWP. “Sole Source’s wealth of experience investing in founder-owned companies will be invaluable as we expand our company’s footprint while maintaining WWP’s uncompromising commitment to product quality and customer service. I am excited to work closely with the Sole Source team to achieve our strategic objectives.”

Since 1989, Worldwide Produce has maintained a reputation for providing high-quality produce and superior service levels to its customers

With significant experience investing in companies that can benefit from its M&A capabilities, SSC plans to continue making meaningful investments in technology. According to a press release, it plans to use its acquisition of WWP as a platform to scoop up other regional distribution companies, leveraging its positive reputation and industry relationships that run deep.

David Fredston, Managing Partner, Sole Source Capital LLC“Worldwide Produce represents a compelling opportunity to invest in a premium business with an established reputation for high-quality service,” said David Fredston, Managing Partner of SSC. “We are impressed with WWP’s strong track record, which includes sustained revenue growth through the Great Recession, and look forward to leveraging the company as a platform for consolidation in the space.”

Congratulations to Sole Source Capital and Worldwide Produce on this exciting team-up! For more of the industry’s latest, keep reading AndNowUKnow.

Sole Source Capital

Worldwide Produce



Companies in this Story


Worldwide Produce

Headquartered in the heart of Los Angeles, Worldwide Produce is one of the largest produce and dairy distributors in...