Quality Harvest Foods

Quality Harvest Foods is a developer and contract manufacturer of frozen, filled baked snacks and handheld meals—sticks, bites, pull-aparts, and calzones—in a variety of dough flavors, product shapes, fillings (including cheese and fruit), and topicals. The company’s products, sold by branded food manufacturers through foodservice and retail grocery channels, are available in individual oven/microwave safe wrappers, multipacks, resealable pouches, and bulk packaging formats.

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Team Members: Charles Adams, Jonathon Cope and Alex Tyroler

MSI Express, Inc.

MSI Express is a national provider of contract manufacturing and contract packaging services to global consumer brands. The company has 13 operation facilities across Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Texas, Wisconsin, and Louisiana, with a combined 1.5 million square feet of manufacturing and warehousing.

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Team Members: Jonathon Cope, Tom Holland


FreshEdge is a family of produce distributors across the Midwest. The company provides fresh and packaged produce varieties, as well as partially prepared meal components, to a variety of customer types, including grocery stores, restaurants, schools, and food management companies.

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Team Members:  Jonathon Cope

Barcelona Nut Company

Barcelona Nut Company is a global snack food manufacturer whose products are shipped globally and nationally via full service distributors/wholesalers and are merchandised in all classes of trade including convenience stores, supermarkets mass and club stores.

Successfully exited Q3 2008 via refinancing

Merchants Export LLC

Merchants Export LLC distributes food service products to company-owned distribution centers on the Leeward and Virgin Islands, more specifically St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. Maarten and Anguilla, as well as other Caribbean islands (“The Islands”) from the Port of Palm Beach, Florida. The Company has grown to become one of the largest foods distributors in the Caribbean.

Successfully exited Q4 2016 via refinancing