Parker Farms hires salesman
Russell Brown has joined the sales staff at Parker Farms in Oak Grove, Va.
Brown, formerly with Savage, Md.-based wholesale distributor Coastal Sunbelt, joined Parker Farms Nov. 1.
He said he had been with Coastal Sunbelt for 7½ years, in its buying department.
Brown said he has been in the produce industry for 13 years.
Sunny Valley adds Canadian blues
Glassboro, N.J.-based Sunny Valley International Inc. has added to its blueberry program with a new grower in British Columbia, said Bob Von Rohr, director of marketing and customer relations.
The deal will bring about up to 10 loads of berries per week, he said.