(Feb. 5) Family Tree Produce, Anaheim, Calif., has joined the distribution network of Monterey, Calif.-based Pro*Act.

Family Tree has been owned and operated since 1975 by its founder, Fidel Guzman, a former chef and restaurant owner, according to a news release.

The firm is one of the largest fresh produce distributors in Orange County, the release said, and it services independent restaurant operators and regional and national multi-unit foodservice establishments throughout Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.