Jesse Martinez, manager of mixed vegetables for the former Monterey, Calif.-based company for ten years, is now production director for Steinbeck Country Produce, Salinas, Calif.
Before taking on the new position with Steinbeck Country Produce, and before joining Salyer American, Martinez was with Dole Fresh Vegetables for 20 years, according to a news release. His most recent position there was superintendent of mixed vegetables.
Martinezâs expertise is with romaine and leaf lettuce, specifically romaine hearts, according to the release. The new position is part of the production department for Steinbeck Country Produce.