Mike Klackle, a 20-year veteran of the fresh and frozen produce industry, has returned to Curry & Co., Brooks, Ore., as the companyâs vice president of berry sales.
Klackle oversees the grower-shipperâs domestic and import blueberry programs, according to a news release.
âThere are so many opportunities in the blueberry category right now, and Mike will help us capture as many of them as possible,â president Mike Curry said in the release. âFrom packaging, to varieties to inventory management, itâs tough to find a person with his skill set and berry knowledge.â
Klackle was with Curry & Co. 2004-08. During his produce career, Klackle also worked with MBG Marketing, Grand Junction, Mich.; Global Berry Farms LLC, Naples, Fla.; and most recently with Townsend Farms Inc., Fairview, Ore.
In addition to blueberries, Curry & Co. markets onions, sweet onions, potatoes and carrots.