Gourmet Trading Co.’s Lauren Del Rosario will participate in Fresh Produce and Floral Council’s first Apprentice Program.
According to the Fresh Produce and Floral Council, the Apprentice Program provides networking opportunities, facilitates educational discussions, exposes participants to various elements of the supply chain, as well as introduces them to the service network within the fresh produce and floral industry.
Participants are assigned an industry mentor to make introductions at networking events and will participate in work groups with other program apprentices.
Del Rosario became interested in produce through her experience as a professional chef and now has seven years of experience in the produce industry.
As a sales representative at Los Angeles-based Gourmet Trading, Del Rosario’s responsibilities include trade shows, visiting customers and creating sales orders.