Edge Dostal, former sales manager for Chiquita Fresh North America, and three others have joined the staff of Fruit Patch Sales Co., Dinuba, Calif.

Wes Kubo, previously at Selma, Calif.-based Sunnyside Packing Co., is now a salesman at Fruit Patch, as is Jesus Villareal. Rod Kubo is handling export sales.

Dostal was based at Chiquita’s Fresno office for about eight years. Prior to that he was owner and managing partner of The Produce Edge for 10 years. Earlier in his career he was a commodity and import manager at Richland Sales Co., Reedley, Calif.

Dostal served on the board of directors for the California Grape & Tree Fruit League from 2000 to 2011.