Frieda’s Specialty Produce Welcomes Allen DeMo as Director of Procurement and Sourcing
LOS ALAMITOS, CA - Just as consumers are fleshing out their baskets with rising purchases and demand for specialty produce, Frieda’s has announced a new addition to its team to flesh out its leadership.
Allen DeMo, a produce veteran of over 25 years, has joined the company as its new Director of Procurement and Sourcing. In his new role, Allen will cultivate a myriad of relationships to further bolster the company, according to a press release.
“We are excited to welcome Allen to the Frieda’s family,” said Karen Caplan, President and CEO of Frieda’s. “He will direct our buying and grower development team, nurturing our relationships with suppliers and growers around the world.”
In his extensive time as part of our industry, Allen has held leadership roles with previous companies such as Green Thumb Produce, DiMare Fresh, and Ready Pac Specialties. Most recently, he was part of the DLJ Distributing team. Allen also serves on the Board of Directors of the Fresh Produce and Floral Council.
Allen can be reached at his new role at [email protected] starting December 1, 2016.
Congratulates on your new appointment, Allen, and we can’t wait to see where the Frieda’s team heads next!