( Courtesy Fresh-Link Produce )

Fresh-Link Produce LLC has hired Randy Bolhuis to open an office in Hamilton, Mich., where he will be the sales agent for Sandy View Farms.

Bolhuis has more than 30 years of experience in the produce industry, according to a Fresh-Link news release. He represented Van Solkema Produce at its Byron Center, Mich., headquarters and in the Vidalia, Ga., area, for onions.

He’ll be responsible for new and existing Fresh-Link customers, and strengthening relationships between Michigan growers, packers and shippers, according to the release.

“I am thrilled to find such a strong talent to support our rapidly increasing Fresh-Link grower network,” Garry Rowe, president of Integrated Fresh Solutions, parent company of Fresh-Link Produce, said in the release.

Sandy View Farms grows an assortment of vegetables including cucumbers, squash, bell and chili peppers, pumpkins, cabbage and turnips on 1,100 acres, according to its website.

Fresh-Link Produce is an integrated produce company with operations across the U.S., focusing on exclusive grower representation and grower-shipper relationships to support sales to foodservice, retail and wholesale segments, according to the release. It is part of the New Jersey-based Integrated Fresh Solutions’ family of companies which includes Kool Logistics.