HBF International LLC, founded in 2011 by Hurst’s owners Mark and Patty Hurst and former employee Doug Perkins, expects to move into a 6,000-square-foot office in McMinnville, Ore., in April, according to a story in the News Register, an Oregon newspaper.
Hurst’s and HBF officials could not be reached for comment.
HBF’s 15-member office staff will move into the new headquarters, according to the story. Mark Hurst and Perkins are HBF’s managing directors.
In addition to its growing operations in Oregon, Hurst’s has subsidiaries in Mexico. The company grows blueberries and kiwiberries in Oregon and raspberries, blackberries and blueberries in Mexico.
HBF International also sources berries from California, Washington, Canada, Chile and Argentina. HBF has exclusive rights to market and sell Hurst’s berries worldwide.