J&J Family of Farms, Loxahatchee, Fla., and Moore Farms and Friends, LLC, Woodland, Ala., entered into a strategic relationship that will leverage and grow Moore Farms’ Georgia production and enhance J&J’s sales and marketing capabilities. 

As part of the transaction, Moore Farms will also become a shareholder in J&J Holdings, resulting in a complete alignment and partnership in all aspects of J&J’s business.  

“This transaction is another significant milestone for J&J, by adding a long-time grower family as a partner in our Family of Farms” says Lynn Rundle, chairman of the board and CEO of J&J.

“We are excited to become a shareholder in J&J Holdings, and feel that the Moore family farming legacy that has carried on to the third generation with our sons TJ and Ryan is only strengthened through this relationship with J&J,” says Tim Moore, owner of Moore Farms. 

“We are excited to have Moore Farms as part of the J&J Family of Farms,” adds Brian Rayfield, vice president of business development for J&J. “The Moore family’s exemplary reputation in the industry brings great value to J&J. Through this partnership, we expect to be able to expand the volume that the Moore’s grow and expand the distribution that we have built with our Florida operations. The Moore family shares our passion for food safety, social responsibility and best farming practices. ”