Homegrown Organic Farms Announces Retirement of Senior Account Manager, Fred Berry
PORTERVILLE, CA - Homegrown Organic Farms recently announced the retirement of Fred Berry, Senior Account Manager, effective May 31, 2019. After decades of service to the produce industry, Berry joined the company in 2015. During his tenure, he cultivated significant direct-to-retail relationships with the company’s citrus category and beyond.
“Fred brought savvy business acumen and extensive knowledge of the industry to the Homegrown team,” Craig Morris, Citrus Category Director, stated in a recent press release. “He will be greatly missed as he enters into this new retirement chapter.”
Berry earned his B.S. degree in Agriculture Economics and Business Management from the University of California, Davis, and was a member of the California Agricultural Leadership Program—Class 20. Prior to his time with Homegrown, he worked with Mulholland Citrus as its Director of Marketing. Throughout his career, Berry has maintained relationships with industry boards and affiliations such as California Citrus Mutual and California Fresh Fruit Association.
Homegrown noted that Berry’s contributions to the company and the ease with which he exuded its mission, vision, and values will be missed.
Congratulations to Fred on this new chapter in his life!