Market Fresh Produce has added a new employee to its business development staff.

Hannah Harris, a recent graduate of the University of Arkansas’ Sam M. Walton Honors College of Business, has joined Nixa, Mo.-based Market Fresh, according to a company news release.

Harris reports to Steve Ford, Market Fresh’s director of business development.

“Market Fresh Produce continues to grow nationally, through new retail and foodservice customers, but also through our five-year strategic acquisition plan,” Steve Phipps, Market Fresh’s president, said in the release. “In order for us to sustain the growth we are experiencing, we are building a complete Business Development team, headed up by our industry veteran Mike Kemp. The addition of Hannah Harris will allow Market Fresh to continue meeting these client expectations and add strength to our already talented team of top flight professionals.”

Market Fresh’s products include fresh tomatoes, potatoes, onions, sweet potatoes, peppers, avocados and kiwifruit.