Fresh Express is dedicated to providing the freshest, ready to eat products available. The company operates in the retail fresh-cut category of the food market. Its product line includes fresh salads, fruits and vegetables, all of which include unique preparing processes that assure freshness, taste and nutritional value. Fresh Express is one of the largest users of iceberg, romaine, butter and specialty lettuces in the nation, producing approximately 40 million pounds of salad a month and a million pounds of iceberg and romaine lettuces produced every day. Established in 1978, Fresh Express is a subsidiary of Chiquita Brands International and has offices in Grand Prairie, Texas.