Elena Hernandez
Elena Hernandez

Duda Farm Fresh Foods has hired a marketing manager.

Elena Hernandez, who has worked for Mann Packing Co. Inc. for the past five years, has been named for the position, a new one, according to a news release from Oviedo, Fla.-based Duda.

Hernandez will help create Duda’s annual marketing plan and support both trade and consumer marketing efforts. She will be based in Duda’s Salinas, Calif., office and report to Nichole Towell, marketing director.

Hernandez was a marketing and communications specialist at Mann. Before joining Mann, she worked in new product development for Shamrock Seed Co. and had marketing internships at Driscoll’s and Earthbound Farm.