Acosta today announced the acquisition of Lenhart & Associates in Lubbock, Texas. The integration of Lenhart & Associates with Acosta’s rapidly growing Fresh division will expand Acosta’s coverage in the West region. Acosta created the first national Fresh platform by partnering with other top local and regional agencies. With nationwide operations, Acosta Fresh provides integrated sales and marketing solutions for manufacturers combined with leading retail execution for all perimeter categories.
“Lenhart & Associates is one of the leading meat brokers in the West Texas market with an impressive track record and strong local relationships which complement our successful grocery operation,” said Mark Switala, Executive Vice President, Grocery Sales West at Acosta. “Together, we will be able to provide unmatched personalized service to clients and customers in Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Oklahoma and Kansas.”
“Our team is excited to become a part of Acosta’s culture focused on people, teamwork, trust and results,” commented Keith Lenhart, Partner, Lenhart & Associates. “We are aligning ourselves with industry experts and providing best-in-class training opportunities for our associates. By joining forces with Acosta, we will be able to provide our clients with new resources to drive growth and sales.”