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   Silvia Franco Joins Market Source As General Manager
by Maglio Companies
Posted: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 9:08AM EST

McAllen, TX: Market Source is pleased to announce that produce expert Silvia Franco has joined the team as General Manager of the McAllen, Texas operation. Ms. Franco brings savvy and proficiency to international sourcing as well as domestic produce logistics.  In addition to a variety of leadership responsibilities, Ms. Franco’s duties at Market Source will include supplier relationships, procurement, sales and logistics.

“We are extremely pleased to have Silvia leading the Market Source team bringing with her over 25 years of produce industry knowledge,” stated Paul Schulz, Sales and Marketing Director for Maglio.

Originally from Florida, Ms. Franco grew up on farms from Florida to Texas and has seen every aspect of the produce supply chain. This perspective has helped her become adept in planning, developing and implementing produce strategy and exceeding client expectations.

“We are looking to expand the produce offerings through Market Source,” said Ms. Franco. “I am excited about the technology used here, because it will help me better serve the customers in today’s produce world.”

Market Source, a division of Maglio Companies, is a direct line between growers of fresh fruits and vegetables to users in the retail, foodservice and industrial segments. The McAllen-based team focuses primarily on products imported from Mexico.

About Maglio Companies

Since 1902, Maglio Companies has been offering the freshest and best produce with old-fashioned, conscientious quality and service. Headquartered in Glendale, Wisconsin, Maglio Companies is a produce processor, repacker, distributor, and logistics provider with facilities in Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Boston and McAllen, TX.

Maglio Companies maintains a steadfast commitment to forward-thinking practices and continuously invests in equipment and facility technologies. Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)-certified, the company consistently maintains an "AA" rating with the British Retail Consortium (BRC) as a result of their commitment and adherence to international food safety standards.

For five generations Maglio has proven to be a leader in providing innovative solutions to meet every customer’s unique fresh produce needs. Products include fresh whole produce, repacked products, fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, pico de gallo and other specialty items.

Source: Maglio Companies

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