Johnvince Foods

Food Processing and Distribution


Founded in 1973 and based in Toronto, ON, Johnvince is a leading processor and distributor of snack nuts, confectionary, dried fruit, and other related products through branded, bulk, and private label sales to leading Canadian and U.S. retailers. The business was founded by Vincenzo Pulla and is currently run by his son, Joe Pulla, who has been with the business for over 40 years. Under the leadership of Joe and the management team, Johnvince has become the leading player in the Canadian market, where they have the exclusive and perpetual right to the Planters® brand. TorQuest was attracted to Johnvince due to its long-term track record of profitable growth, market leadership position, and strong growth prospects in a non-cyclical and on-trend category. TorQuest is partnering with CEO Joe Pulla and the management team to support the company in its next phase of growth.