After a four-year absence, John Killeen has rejoined Salinas, Calif.-based NewStar Fresh Foods. He is vice president of foodservice.

Killeen was at NewStar for about four years, becoming vice president of sales and marketing. He left in July 2007 to join Tanimura & Antle as vice president of marketing and business development. He later was vice president of Midwestern sales.

In 2008 he joined Moorpark, Calif.-based Muranaka Farms, to become vice president of sales and marketing.

Killeen met clients at the NewStar Fresh Foods booth July 29-31 during the Produce Marketing Association Foodservice Conference in Monterey, Calif.

He’ll be handling the NewStar and Organic Girl labels. NewStar launched its new Power Greens and organic Super Greens products at the show.