About Us

The Fresh Connection Inc is an independently owned small business headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN that markets in Minnesota, North Dakota, Eastern South Dakota and NW Wisconsin.  It was founded in 2003 by Steve Masterson and Mike Hughes, both of which had extensive experience in the produce broker industry through separate companies.  In a meeting of the minds, they made the decision to branch out on their own and start their own company.  As a result, The Fresh Connection Inc was born.

The Fresh Connection Inc is produce-focused, representing some of the most recognized brands in the produce industry, including Fresh Express and Manns.  The knowledge of Steve and Mike, combined with the experience of their results-driven and full service headquarters and retail staff, make The Fresh Connection one of the most sought-after produce brokers in the Midwest.  The provide decades of experience, focus on building relationships while always maintaining their integrity, and have a purpose of adding value to their customers and clients each and every day.