Salinas, Calif.-based Colorful Harvest LLC recently hired John Chubbuck as business development manager for melons.

Colorful Harvest will be offering cantaloupes in mid-May from Brawley and Holtville, Calif.

Chubbuck’s previous experience included a stint at Westlake Produce Co., Los Angeles, where he joined the sales desk in 2011. He’s also worked previously for Colorful Harvest, as well as Coral Gables, Fla.-based Del Monte Fresh Produce.