A new tomato category manager, Stacy Holthaus, is on board at Market Fresh Produce LLC, Nixa, Mo.
Tyler Phipps, procurement director for Market Fresh, said in a news release that Holthaus has more than 25 years’ experience in retail, much of it in produce departments. Most recently he was a store director for Ramey’s Price Cutter.
“Tomatoes are one of our largest categories and to have a seasoned retail person like Stacy ensures we will continue to grow that category,” Phipps said in the release.
Market Fresh offers full line procurement and category management in tomatoes, potatoes, onions, sweet potatoes, peppers, avocadoes and kiwifruit. The company has a national network of distribution centers.