NoKota Packers joins Fresh Solutions Network - The Packer

NoKota Packers joins Fresh Solutions Network

08/02/2012 06:20:00 PM
Mike Hornick

NoKota PackersNoKota Packers Inc. has joined Fresh Solutions Network LLC, a partnership of potato and onion grower-packer-shippers.

Buxton, N.D.-based NoKota Packers, which packs and ships red potatoes in North Dakota and Minnesota, is the sixth company to join, according to a news release. Fresh Solutions Network, established in 2010, provides marketing, category management and other services.

Fresh Solutions NetworkOther members include Sterman Masser Inc., Sacramento, Pa.; Michael Farms Inc., Urbana, Ohio; Basin Gold Cooperative Inc., Pasco, Wash.; Green Thumb Farms Inc., Fryeburg, Maine; and Red Isle Potato Growers Ltd., Prince Edward Island, Canada. Operations cover more than 60,000 acres.

“Now … NoKota Packers can offer a complete potato category assortment that will satisfy shoppers on a year-round basis,” Steve Tweten, president, said in the release. “Plus, the strategic category management support, innovation, and other marketing programs available through Fresh Solutions Network, LLC will help drive shopper satisfaction and strengthen total potato category performance.”

“Their strategic location in the Red River Valley, recognized quality and service and organizational culture are a perfect complement to the Network value proposition,” Sherrie Terry, president of Fresh Solutions Network, said in the release.



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Dick Dehlinger    
Oregon based..CN affiliated  |  March, 14, 2013 at 01:39 PM

Dick Dehlinger here. Trademark Inc.Bend, OR Would appreciate more info on your company. And ...the Fresh Solutions Network. I am affiliated with two CN companies heavily involved in Seed and commercial potato business throughtout NA and may have interest that would be mutually beneficial for all concerned. I would appreciate some dialog please. I have well over 60 years experience in our potato industry--the last 30+ in the marketing arena....the last 7 of which has been in the specialty potato area. and..will look forward to your contact. 541-771-7072 trdmrk99@yahoo.com

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