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Ontario Produce Marketing Association has new president

Michelle Broom is the new president of the Ontario Produce Marketing Association.
Oct 04, 2018 by Tom Karst #People, #Produce (General)

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery names director of product development

Matt Kramer has joined Fall Creek Farm & Nursery Inc., Lowell, Ore., as director of product development and commercialization.

Marketing Associations have new manager

Brian Focht is the new manager of what are known collectively in the Pacific Northwest as the Marketing Associations, representing apples, pears and cherries.

FreshXperts adds foodservice expertise

Foodservice veteran Paul Grothe has joined the produce industry consultant firm FreshXperts.
Oct 03, 2018 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #People

Citrus Research Board seeks new president

The Visalia, Calif.-based Citrus Research Board is searching for a new president for the organization.
Oct 02, 2018 by Tom Karst #People, #Citrus

Potatoes USA adds to staff

Potatoes USA has added Carla Rehfeld as administrative operations assistant for the group’s administrative team.
Oct 01, 2018 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #People

New CEO at Bonduelle Fresh Americas, formerly Ready Pac Foods

Bonduelle Fresh Americas — the former Ready Pac Foods — has appointed Mary Thompson to CEO.

Former executive chef joins Earl’s Organic Produce

Jeff Flowers has joined Earl’s Organic Produce, San Francisco, as senior inbound operations manager.

J&J Family of Farms retains Kling Strategic Partners

Doug Kling, CEO of Kling Strategic Partners LLC, is working with J&J Family Farms, Westlake, Fla., to expand the company’s business development initiatives.
Sep 26, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #People

Keith Mixon, back in berries at Always Fresh Farms

Always Fresh Farms, grower and marketer of berries and other fruit, has hired Keith Mixon, who has an extensive history in the berry category, as senior advisor to its executive team.