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Center for Growing Talent to honor Frieda Caplan at Fresh Summit

The Produce Marketing Association’s Center for Growing Talent is honoring Frieda Rapaport Caplan with the 2019 Women’s Catalyst Award.

Paramount Export Tour de Fresh riders raise big funds for salad bars

Oakland, Calif.-based Paramount Export Co. is celebrating 80 years in business this year by participating in a big way with Tour de Fresh.

Packer 25 — Emily Kohlhas

Emily Kohlhas digs diversity: in food and people.

Red Tomato names Angel Mendez executive director

Angel Mendez is now the new executive director for Plainville, Mass.-based Red Tomato, a nonprofit Northeast produce distributor.

Packer 25 — Doug Feek

Every morning, Doug Feek takes a walk and prays for his family, staff, the Florida citrus industry and for the right direction to take that day.

D’Arrigo of California adds two in sales and marketing roles

D’Arrigo of California, Salinas, has hired Maya Cappuro and Morgan Tinari in the sales and marketing departments.
Oct 14, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce (General), #People, #PMA

Andy Shoemaker heads perishable logistics at Allen Lund Co.

The Allen Lund Co. has hired Andy Shoemaker as director of perishable logistics.

San Miguel Produce adds Jennifer Osborne as director of sales

San Miguel Produce Inc., Oxnard Calif., has hired Jennifer Osborne as director of sales.

Gene Akins of Catalytic Generators wins Florida Tomato Man of the Year

Gene Akins of Norfolk, Va.-based Catalytic Generators received the Florida Tomato Man of the Year recognition at the annual Florida Tomato Committee Conference. 

Sunkist Growers promotes in national, regional sales positions

Sunkist Growers, Valencia, Calif., has promoted Jeff Gaston to managing director of North American sales and named other to regional sales positions.