Naturipe Farms, Naples, Fla., has hired Scott Norman as director of blackberry and raspberry product management.
In the newly created position, Norman will be working with the companyâs global grower base on the coordination of blackberry and raspberry production, harvest schedules and providing market information, according to a news release.
Additionally, Norman, who started March 17, will work with the Naturipe sales department on account management, product flow, and sales growth, according to the release.
Normanâs produce career covers more than 20 years, working most recently as product manager for Dole Fresh Vegetable Inc., Monterey, Calif.
Norman will be based in Salinas, Calif., and will report to Brian Bocock, vice president of product management.