Harvest Sensations names president - The Packer

Harvest Sensations names president

04/17/2012 02:33:00 PM
Melissa Shipman

CoffmanHarvest Sensations, Los Angeles, has hired Chris Coffman as president.

Coffman will be in charge of long-term planning and development for the company, which distributes specialty produce, according to a news release.

Coffman comes to Harvest Sensations with 20 years of produce-industry experience.

Most recently, he served as the chief executive officer of DF Holding.

“His two decades of experience, his knowledge and his passion for the specialty side of the industry will be invaluable to our organization,” Steve Grinstead, chief executive officer of Harvest Sensations, said in the release.

He has a degree in agricultural and managerial economics from the University of California-Davis and is active with the Organic Trade Association.

“One of the main reasons I accepted this position is that I love the specialty produce business and Harvest Sensations is so well positioned for growth,” Coffman said in the release. “That’s a combination that’s hard to beat.”

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Bob Buckner    
Metro-Ny  |  April, 29, 2012 at 08:24 AM

Congratulations! You are one of the most talented people I know. I consider you the Michelangelo of produce. With your photographic memory and kind and gentle soul, no doubt bringing you on board will be noted as Harvest Sensations' best decisions ever made.

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