UPDATED: Pacific Tomato Growers adds to sales staff - The Packer

UPDATED: Pacific Tomato Growers adds to sales staff

07/19/2011 10:59:00 AM
Garth Sears

(UPDATED COVERAGE, July 20) Pacific Tomato Growers Ltd., Palmetto, Fla., has added Robert Meade to its sales and marketing staff.

The addition is an element of company’s expansion of its North American product lines, operating partner Jon Esformes said in a news release.

Meade, 45, will work out of the Palmetto office for most of the year  and will travel to the eastern shore of Virginia during the summer growing season. He has 16 years of sales and marketing experience including East Coast Brokers and Packers Inc., Mulberry, Fla., and Ag-Mart Produce Inc., which does business as Santa Sweets Inc., Plant City, Fla.

The company is a fourth-generation, family-owned, grower-packer-shipper of fresh tomatoes in the U.S. and Mexico. It has distribution facilities in Arizona, California, Florida, Texas and Virginia.

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John Guarino    
Plant City, FL  |  July, 19, 2011 at 03:43 PM

Congrats to Rob, Pacific has acquired a great guy.

Tom OBrien    
Bradenton fl.  |  July, 20, 2011 at 05:47 AM

a great saleman needs a great product and pack behind them and Pacific Tom. has both--- good luck to Rob and Pacific Tom

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