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Progressive Produce welcomes industry veterans to citrus team

Progressive Produce has hired Christine Toy as sales manager and Seth Tillery as sales and grower relations manager.

“We are excited to have two experienced industry professionals joining the company. Christine and Seth are an excellent fit with Progressive’s core values. Their knowledge of the produce industry as well as organics will assist us to drive our strategy forward. Both will report to me and will be located in our Visalia citrus office,” said Vice President of Sales Cory Stahl.guzChristine Toy

Toy brings over 25 years of industry experience mostly in grapes and citrus to her new role, which will focus on sales and account responsibility. She most recently was with Homegrown Organic Farms where she was the table grape category manager. “Progressive Produce is well known for their innovative quality products, top-tier customer service and a dedicated work force focused on pursing excellence. I am very excited about this opportunity and using my experience in the industry to drive growth and sales for our customers,” she said.guSeth Tillery

Tillery joins Progressive Produce with over 20 years of industry experience. He also joins us from Homegrown Organic Farms where he was the sales and grower relations manager for the past 12 years. In his new role, he will be responsible for the communication, coordination and development of our grower partners along with added sales and account responsibility. “I look forward to working with the dedicated growers and packers working closely with Progressive Produce. It will be my objective to drive customer satisfaction and growth for our citrus business," said Tillery.

Progressive Produce is a year-round grower-packer-distributor of fresh produce. It grows thousands of acres throughout North and South America of potatoes, onions, asparagus and other fruits and vegetables.