Vision Produce Company Promotes Dan Lawton to President/Managing Partner

September 13, 2019 Vision Produce Company

Vision Produce Company is proud to announce the promotion of Dan Lawton to President/Managing Partner. Dan will take over the Day to Day operation of the Company, and Bill Vogel will remain Chairman and CEO.

Vanguard International Launches New Campaign

September 13, 2019 Vanguard International

The Vanguard International Group launches two refreshed marketing campaigns this Fall for two arms of their business, Vanguard International and Vanguard Direct.

HKW Portfolio Company Fresh Direct Produce Acquires Islands West

September 13, 2019 Fresh Direct Produce

Founded in 1995 and headquartered in Victoria, British Columbia, Islands West is a family-owned wholesaler of produce, processed fruits, dried spices, and fresh-cut vegetables. Fresh Direct Produce, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, is a distributor of more than 1,000 domestic and imported organic fruit and vegetable items.

USA Pears “Picks” Sparkloft Media to Manage Digital Marketing Efforts

September 13, 2019 Sparkloft Media

USA Pears has selected social media agency Sparkloft Media to manage social media efforts. Headquartered in Portland, Ore., Sparkloft Media will be responsible for creating educational, entertaining, and engaging content to grow and harvest craveable moments for consumers, through targeted advertising, organic content, and possible in-store activations.

Representative Jim McGovern to Keynote Washington Conference

Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) will keynote Tuesday morning’s Opening General Session Breakfast, September 17, during this year’s annual United Fresh Washington Conference.