Homegrown Organic Farms, Porterville, Calif., has promoted Amanda Vietti and hired Stefaun Avakian as sales account managers.
Vietti joined the company late last year as a marketing specialist, and before that was a sales associate at Flavor Tree Fruit Co. LLC. She has also been an order management analyst at Robinson Fresh and sales executive at AMC North America, managing fruit inventories.
Avakian most recently was a produce buyer for Imperfect Foods. Before that, he was a sales and logistics coordinator at Trinity Fruit Co. He has also been an assistant buyer intern for Kroger.
“Both individuals are dynamic and possess solid skills and industry experience and are poised to serve our customers and growers well,” Morris said in the release.
Vietti and Avakian will help to prepare the company for the upcoming organic grape and citrus seasons and future growth of the company, according to the release.