They include separate boards for grower-shippers, fresh-cut processors, wholesalers and distributors, and retail and foodservice.
“The original four have been so successful that we’re about to launch two new market boards, one focusing on produce marketing and the second on finance and human resources issues within the produce industry,” he said March 28.
Midyett is a graduate of United Fresh’s Produce Industry Leadership Class 6, 12 years ago.
He joined the United board in 2008 when he became vice chairman of the association’s newly established Fresh-Cut Processor Board.
He later was chairman of that board and then went on to serve as treasurer on the United board.