RPE, Inc. partnered with Onion Boy, Inc. to be the exclusive sales and marketing agency for the Ohio-based Onion Boy’s products. The partnership with Onion Boy will allow RPE to serve its customers better by increasing its capacity with year-round supplies in all varieties of onions and by offering more packing locations to allow just-in-time inventory for its customers. As part of the partnership, RPE will sustain a full-time sales staff at the newly-opened RPE-Ohio office.
“We are excited to be working together with Onion Boy,” says Russell Wysocki, president and CEO at RPE, Inc. “They have a great reputation for providing high-quality and superior service in onions.”
Onion Boy is a third generation, family-owned, 900-acre farm and packaging facility based in Shelby, Ohio. Onion Boy also has a packaging facility in Glennville, Ga., that packages Vidalia onions. In addition, Onion Boy has also established its reputation as a re-packer of a full line of high-quality onions, sold at competitive pricing. They have extensive grower partners in most major growing regions throughout the United States and Canada.
“Like RPE, we are committed to our customers and look forward to this exciting partnership with them,” says Tim Hanline, president at Onion Boy, Inc.
As category experts for potato and onion growth, RPE will be rolling out a complete onion strategy to its customers focused on delivering category growth to include new packaging, category management and an extensive category marketing plan. RPE, a second generation family farm, is a category leader and key grower/shipper of year-round potatoes and onions. RPE prides itself on maintaining a high level of business integrity that includes commitments to environmental sustainability, as well as category innovation and retail solutions.