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California Giant promotes in organics, hires director of operations

Tom Smith, director of foodservice at California Giant Berry Farms, Watsonville, Calif., is adding organics to his purview.

Oppy promotes four in marketing, exec roles

The Oppenheimer Group has promoted James Milne, Karin Gardner, Brett Libke and Garland Perkins to new positions at the company.

New hire makes Les Serres Sagami a 100% female-led Quebec company

Mirabel, Quebec-based Les Serres Sagami Inc., a conventional and organic tomato marketer with the Savoura brand, has hired a new president, making the company’s leadership 100% female-led.

Nominations open for Produce Marketer of the Year

The Packer is accepting nominations for the 2019 Produce Marketer of the Year.
Sep 06, 2019 by The Packer Staff #Awards, #People

Premier Citrus Marketing hires Kevin Swords, adds suppliers

Premier Citrus Marketing, Vero Beach, Fla., has hired Kevin Swords as director of North American sales and added fruit from two more packinghouses.

Doug Kling joins Black Gold Farms board

Black Gold Farms, Grand Forks, N.D., has added Doug Kling to its board of directors.

Brian Woods joins The Packer's sales staff

Brian Woods is the new Eastern U.S. account representative for The Packer and its sister publication, Produce Retailer magazine.

Moxxy Marketing certified as Woman-Owned Small Business

Moxxy Marketing has announced the company has been certified as a Woman-Owned Small Business by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Bland Farms hires Sam Burleson for NE sales, marketing role

Sam Burleson has joined Vidalia onion grower Bland Farms, Glenville, Ga., as vice president of sales and marketing in the Northeast U.S.

New York Apple Sales professional chosen for LEAD New York class

Matt Wells, director of field services of New York Apple Sales, Glenmont, N.Y., has been selected to participate in an intensive leadership development program for New York State’s food and agricultural industry.