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Bob Nunes co-founder of The Nunes Co., remembered

Frank Robert “Bob” Nunes, who founded The Nunes Co. in 1976 with his brother Tom, has died.

Packer 25 — Nick Dulcich

Nick Dulcich got his start working on the family farm in McFarland, Calif. He still works there, but his job description and his perspective on the produce industry have evolved over the years.

Packer 25 — Tom Brugato

When Tom Brugato was about 9 years old, he and his dad would stop off at Pacific Coast Fruit Co. in Portland, Ore., to pick up a supply of produce for the Thriftmart grocery store his father managed.

Packer 25 — Amanda Keefer

When Amanda Keefer started working odd jobs at age 12, she likely never envisioned working in the produce industry.

Hazel Technologies hires sales manager for Latin America

Hazel Technologies, Chicago, has hired Martin Roeder as its Latin America sales manager.

Allen Lund Co. promotes Michael Patrick

The Allen Lund Co. has promoted Michael Patrick to director of business intelligence and analytics.

Packer 25 — Marion Tabard

Marion Tabard was inspired to learn all she could about people at a young age, which has driven her passion for bettering the lives of others.

Packer 25 — Dan Davis

Growing up in apple country, Dan Davis found the tree fruit industry early in life — or perhaps the industry found him.

Packer 25 — Brian Miller

For Brian Miller, there was never any choice: He had to go into the produce business.

Packer 25 — Alex DiNovo

Alex DiNovo is generation next and generation now.