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Sev-Rend hires new Pacific Northwest sales manager

Sev-Rend, Collinsville, Ill., has hired James (JC) Nyssen as the company’s Pacific Northwest sales manager.

Mike Harris joins Generation Farms in watermelon sales

Generation Farms, Vidalia, Ga., has hired Mike Harris as watermelon sales director.

Packer 25 2020 — Chris Willett

“When you believe in the products you deliver to consumers, it’s that much more rewarding when you achieve success,” said Chris Willett of Wenatchee, Wash.-based T&G Global.

Packer 25 2020 — Don Roper

Don Roper has come a long way from his first job as produce clerk at Copps IGA in Antigo, Wis.

Packer 25 2020 — Bruce Summers

COVID-19 has been no match for Bruce Summers or the agency he serves as administrator: the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service.

Packer 25 2020 — Wyard Stomp

The classic combination of strawberries and cream seems to work for Wyard Stomp, since he has a track record for building demand for both components.

Index Fresh promotes John Dmytriw to VP of business development

Index Fresh, Riverside, Calif., has promoted John Dmytriw to vice president of business development.

United re-Fresh Experience features monthly events

United Fresh Produce Association is launching the United re-Fresh Experience, a monthly series of events in January 2021 to re-Fresh your business, re-Fresh your company, and re-Fresh your life. ?

Packer 25 2020 — Christopher Valadez

Since Christopher Valadez officially assumed the presidency of the Salinas-based Grower-Shipper Association of Central California in June of 2019, he has undergone a kind of baptism by fire.

Packer 25 2020 — Dave Puglia

When Dave Puglia, president and CEO of Western Growers, has to make a point for the ag industry with state or federal lawmakers, he is venturing into familiar territory.
Oct 24, 2020 by Tom Burfield #Packer 25, #People