Cincinnati-based wholesaler Caruso Inc. has been recognized as one of the city’s companies to keep an eye on.

Caruso, which distributes fresh produce in 12 states, made the Rising Stars list, which honored four companies that are on the path to being named one of the top 100 privately-owned businesses in Cincinnati, according to a Caruso news release.

The award is given by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, Deloitte Consulting and The Cincinnati Enquirer.

Also new at Caruso, the week of Oct. 4, the company introduced its redesigned third-party logistics website,