Sun Capital Partners, a private investment firm focused on defensible businesses in growing markets with performance improvement opportunities, has acquired Fresh Origins, a grower and shipper of Microgreens and Edible Flowers for food service and retail customers across the U.S.

Founded in 1996, Fresh Origins boasts a wide product variety, quality and consistency and rigorous food safety standards. The company offers over 600 varieties of Microgreens, Petite Greens, Edible Flowers, Shoots, Tiny Veggies and other items to more than 350 foodservice distributors, restaurants and retailers across the U.S. The company’s products are used by chefs and consumers to change the visual appearance of prepared dishes while also working to improve the flavor profile and nutritional density. The company is headquartered in San Marcos, Calif.

“Sun’s experience, industry expertise, and resources will allow us to enhance our brand and continue to fulfill our commitment to delivering high-quality products, market-leading innovation, and world-class service to our valued customers,” comments Norma St. Amant, Fresh Origins’ CEO.