Vision Import Group has opened a southeastern office.

Vision Import Group opens Florida officeThe River Edge, N.J.-based importer is now working from Lakeland, Fla.

The Florida operation rounds out Vision’s ability to service its national customers, according to a news release.

“Additionally, our company is uniquely positioned to work with Mexican, Central American, and South American growers and shippers to give them a presence in all geographical areas of the United States,” according to the release.

Vision Import Group opens Florida officeVision added Bruce Letchworth to head the sales office and Lindsay Love as a sales assistant.

The two most recently worked for Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Supervalu Inc.’s Lakeland office while Letchworth also worked for Public Super Markets Inc. in Lakeland and for Supervalu’s Save-a-Lot Ltd., Earth City, Mo.

Letchworth and Love have long worked in the produce industry and possess a record of customer service, Vision officials said in the release.

The Florida office joins Vision’s Pharr, Texas, operation.

Vision imports limes, mangoes, pineapple and clementines.