(Feb. 14) Integrated Fresh Solutions, a Dallas-based holding company, has announced the formation of Fresh Link Tomato, Naples, Fla., which will market fresh tomatoes to the wholesale, retail and foodservice segments of the produce industry.

The company -- headed by Michael R. Smith, vice president of sales and sourcing -- will market entire and partial crops for numerous growers in Florida, California and Mexico, according to a news release.

Smith has 20 years experience in the fresh tomato industry and is a board member of the Florida Tomato Committee and Florida Tomato Growers Exchange.