Giumarra Southeast opens new office, expands staff

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The Giumarra Companies
Megan Schulz
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mschulz@giumarra.com
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LOS ANGELES – Oct. 6, 2016 – Giumarra announces the addition of a new employee to its Giumarra Southeast sales and operations team, Matthew Moore. Mr. Moore previously worked for the Giumarra International Berry division managing East Coast operations and transportation.

“With the addition of U.S., Peruvian, and Mexican-grown sweet onions to our product line this year, we have seen exciting growth in the Giumarra Southeast division,” says John Reese Franklin, sales and operations manager of Giumarra Southeast. “Matthew brings a solid combination of grower relations and sales support experience that will benefit our business as we continue to expand.”

Mr. Moore graduated from Valdosta State University with a B.S. in psychology. His professional experience outside of the produce industry encompasses global sales, quality control, and operations.

“I’m excited to be a part of a company with such a rich family heritage and immensely-respected brand within the produce business,” says Mr. Moore. “I’m looking forward to representing Giumarra in the southeast.”

Giumarra Southeast also started selling Michigan-grown pumpkins this year. To accommodate growth, the division recently opened a new sales office in Valdosta, Georgia.

“Our new locale in south Georgia is a key access point for serving our family of growers in the southeastern U.S., particularly Florida and Georgia,” says Mr. Franklin.

As the division enters the fall season, it will offer Georgia-grown vegetables, Michigan-grown pumpkins, and Peruvian-grown sweet onions.

About the Giumarra Companies

The Giumarra Companies is a leading international network of fresh produce growers, distributors, and marketers that encompasses a world of freshness. Since its inception in 1922, the Giumarra group of companies has taken pride in a longstanding commitment and tradition of quality, service, and industry leadership to feed the world in a healthy way.

The Nature's Partner brand represents the core of what we do: a partnership with our people, customers, growers, and the land and its fruits. Products packed under the Nature's Partner label represent some of the highest-quality fruits and vegetables in the marketplace, having met strict standards for food safety, quality control, and flavor. The Nature’s Partner Brand Promise:

“We are committed to the people we work with and those we serve. Very simply, we look to provide the best service and improve upon it every day.”

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