Buyproduce, the experienced e-business solutions provider yesterday announced its merger with Kirkey & Associates, Inc., an ERP software development and consulting firm for the agribusiness community. Through this merger, companies will, for the first time, be able to leverage a fully integrated technology and back office solution that addresses the specific needs of the perishable food industry. Buyproduce will combine its technology and ecommerce expertise with Kirkey's in-depth sales, operational and financial solutions that have been servicing the produce industry for 18 years. With Buyproduce, companies will now be able to manage their internal operations more efficiently and be able to share and better utilize information with their customers to create strong and profitable business relationships.